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Last flight out to the Pa Enua

Saturday 21 March 2020 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Outer Islands

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Last flight out to the Pa Enua
All bound for Mitiaro. From left Temata Rouru and Tokoitu with their grandmother Kimiora Turangatira and Aunt Noopoti Taelo. 20032043

Air Raro took off for its last flights to the Pa Enua late yesterday. Elderly mamas and papas with their grandchildren on their hips boarded their flights; working age adults tearfully watched them go.

Air Raro took off for its last flights to the Pa Enua late yesterday. Elderly mamas and papas with their grandchildren on their hips boarded their flights; working age adults tearfully watched them go.


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