Place: Bellona Island


Bellona Island is a Polynesian outlier island about 164 kilometres south of Guadalcanal. Its local name is Mu Ngiki. Together with Rennell (Mu Nggava), its people have a distinctive culture. (Monberg 1991) See also Rennell and Bellona Islands.

Published resources


  • Monberg, Torben, Bellona Island Beliefs and Rituals, Pacific Islands Monograph Series No.9, University of Hawai'i Press, Honolulu, 1991. Details