How did vanuatu get its name?

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Late 1979 The late Fr Walter lini decided Vanua" Tu" would be the right name to replace the New Hebredis.
"Vanua" is derived from the Austonesian language of the Raga dialect spoken on Pentecost meaning an Island. "Tu" would mean standing up forever"

Where is Vanuatu?

It is an Island in the Pacific ocean. Its in the Gilbert & Ellis islands. it is on the international date line. South Pacific Islands is where Vanuatu is located

Can you volunteer in vanuatu?

Yes through VSA (Volunteer Services Abroad) there are currently 8 people working as volunteers in Vanuatu. My friend is working in Santo setting up schools. She is keeping a b

Is Vanuatu in Tonga?

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What is there to do in vanuatu?

Snorkling, scuba diving, boat tours, cascade tours, jungle tours, Island tours, helicoter tours... then Drinking Kava...and getting to meet the locals...Vanuatu has the best m

Why did new hebrides change its name to vanuatu?

New Hebrides was a condominium governed by the French and the British, in other words a colony, in 1980 it became an independent country and the indigeneous people got into ru

Is vanuatu a atoll?

Mainly volcanic or uplifted coral massifs- not coral atoll in theusual sense
In Vanuatu

Is vanuatu motto?

In Bislama it is "long God yumi stanap" roughly equivalent to inGod we trust