Bougainville is slowly emerging from the devastating 10 year period of the conflict that arose from troubles centred on the massive Panguna Copper Mine.  This small Eco resort concept reflects the new growing optimism that is evolving from the impending establishment of a new Government.   Watch the excellent documentary "The Coconut Revolution" to find out more about the background of the conflict an the ingenious methods the locals devised to survive and prosper.   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Coconut_Revolution

Bougainville is slowly emerging from the devastating 10 year period of the conflict that arose from troubles centred on the massive Panguna Copper Mine.  This small Eco resort concept reflects the new growing optimism that is evolving from the impending establishment of a new Government.

Watch the excellent documentary "The Coconut Revolution" to find out more about the background of the conflict an the ingenious methods the locals devised to survive and prosper.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Coconut_Revolution

 Kieta 1915 and the original Governor's Residence

Kieta 1915 and the original Governor's Residence

 Japanese WWII Fighter aircraft. The Island was the location of intense fighting between Japanese and Allied forces in WWII.

Japanese WWII Fighter aircraft. The Island was the location of intense fighting between Japanese and Allied forces in WWII.

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 The proposed site is a headland which was the site of the original Governor's residence overlooking Kieta Harbour.   The resort will be fully self sufficient in terms of water management and power. 

The proposed site is a headland which was the site of the original Governor's residence overlooking Kieta Harbour. 

The resort will be fully self sufficient in terms of water management and power. 

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