2 Oct 2018

Vandalism in provincial New Caledonia

4:28 pm on 2 October 2018

There has been a spate of vandalism in Kouaoua on New Caledonia's east coast, prompting several services to close.

Kouaoua waterfront

Kouaoua waterfront Photo: WkiCommons

A health care staff vehicle was stolen and a doctor and a nurse were assaulted.

The dock office has also been attacked, with furniture and computers destroyed.

This comes a week after a school was ransacked.

The small town has been at a centre of a dispute for nearly two months.