• Elizabeth Johnston Nov 02, 2018

    Vatéa and the Whale.. a story

    Is there a more beautiful dream then swimming with a whale? I know when I have such a dream I wake feeling positive, with a sense of peace and tranquillity, and a knowledge that everything will be ok. Whales traditionally symbolize wisdom, spiritual awareness and long-lasting love. For Our Small World Vatea Baby range, a toddler is illustrated peacefully swimming with whales, as if in a dreamy, watery womb. The... Is there a more beautiful dream then swimming with a whale? I know when I have such a dream I wake feeling positive, with a sense of peace and tranquillity, and a knowledge that everything will be ok. Whales traditionally symbolize wisdom, spiritual awareness and long-lasting love. For Our Small World Vatea Baby range, a toddler is illustrated peacefully swimming with whales, as if in a dreamy, watery womb. The...

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  • Elizabeth Johnston Sep 02, 2018

    Bubble, bubble, toil and.. trouble?

    Bubble bath.. Do you ever wonder why we don’t question the norm more often and when we do, we are a little surprised to find not all is as it seems? 

    Bubble bath.. Do you ever wonder why we don’t question the norm more often and when we do, we are a little surprised to find not all is as it seems? 

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  • Elizabeth Johnston Aug 03, 2018

    Rotuma, an organic island

    MEET THE ROTUMANS ~ Rotuma is one of the most remote islands of the South Pacific, located 646km North of Fiji

    VATEA supports the island of Rotuma in their efforts to be the first ever wholly Certified Organic Island. We also source tamanu oil from the women of Rotuma

     We interviewed with Mr Foreate of the island of Rotuma, discussing the potential for creating the first ever Certified Organic island

    MEET THE ROTUMANS ~ Rotuma is one of the most remote islands of the South Pacific, located 646km North of Fiji

    VATEA supports the island of Rotuma in their efforts to be the first ever wholly Certified Organic Island. We also source tamanu oil from the women of Rotuma

     We interviewed with Mr Foreate of the island of Rotuma, discussing the potential for creating the first ever Certified Organic island

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  • Elizabeth Johnston Jul 12, 2018

    "We can't provide you with luxury.."

    These were the words offered to me by Mare Varea of Rotuma on a recent visit. Mare is the sister of Hiagi Foreate who is closely tied with the Council of Rotuma. Rotuma is an organic, volcanic island, 460km north of Fiji and unique for being the first island to be Certified Organic with the Australian Certified Organic These were the words offered to me by Mare Varea of Rotuma on a recent visit. Mare is the sister of Hiagi Foreate who is closely tied with the Council of Rotuma. Rotuma is an organic, volcanic island, 460km north of Fiji and unique for being the first island to be Certified Organic with the Australian Certified Organic

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  • Just 5 steps for Beautiful Winter Skin...

    Dry skin in winter is due to the lack of humidity in the air.  Dry air equates to dry skin as the skins water content quickly evaporates into the atmosphere.  On a windy winters day, this action is multiplied and just a few steps can really ease the discomfort. Dry skin in winter is due to the lack of humidity in the air.  Dry air equates to dry skin as the skins water content quickly evaporates into the atmosphere.  On a windy winters day, this action is multiplied and just a few steps can really ease the discomfort.

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