When you look at a Pacific postcard, you most often find the picture of a bright, smiling islander, flower in-ear, wearing the most brilliant colors, with the beauty of the Pacific Ocean in the background.
For years this has been a drawcard to our islands. The lure of our pristine beaches and the beautiful exotic women of the south seas. We all know that picture.
In a world that is driven by a desire to box and possess things, this is exactly where some countries wish to contain the Pacific.
This narrative of an exotic place, a holiday destination