Trip of a lifetime removing landmines and unexploded bombs in Cambodia for Portia Thompson

An opportunity too good to pass up is how Tauranga’s Portia Thompson ended up in Cambodia removing landmines and unexploded bombs.

Two weeks into her first full-time job, the Waikato University graduate was offered a trip by her former economics lecturer to help develop a national strategic plan for removing landmines and unexploded bombs.

Luckily Thompson’s employer said yes to her leave request.

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