British Empire Article

MV Nivanga

The Nivanga was originally called Nivanga I and was built in 1961 in Hong Kong's Wang Poh Shipyards for the Gilbert and Ellice Islands. In 1988 it was sold to a shipping company in 1988 and then in 1994 it was operated by Great Barrier Shipping in New Zealand as the advert above shows. Picture courtesy of Don Armitage

MV Nivanga Stamp

This 1977/78 Tuvalu colony stamp shows MV Nivanga in colour. Picture courtesy of Maitres du vent

Gracing the Gilberts Article


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