Arrivals and departures

Each month a freighter pulls up to Alofi, Niue’s capital and port, to offload food, fuel, building materials and Japanese cars.

Produced by New Zealand Geographic

Imports are nine times the value of goods exported from the island, and the difference is made up by aid and tourism.

Protecting 40% of its marine estate reflects a desire to conserve the environment, but also an ambition to make Niue’s economy more financially, socially and environmentally sustainable.

Episodes From This Location

Arrivals and departures

1 minute / 2018

Whale research

1 minute / 2018

Vaka fishing

1 minute / 2018

White Sunday

1 minute / 2018

Fly over the forest

1 minute / 2018

Tend the taro

1 minute / 2018

Take a dip

1 minute / 2018

Welcome to The Rock

1 minute / 2018

Healthy coral reefs

1 minute / 2018

Bottom feeders

1 minute / 2018

Swimming snakes

1 minute / 2018

Swim with humpbacks

1 minute / 2018

Take a spin with spinners

1 minute / 2018