Take the road north to the commune of Moindou and Fort Teremba, an imposing building which towers up out of the surrounding fields. This was home to the area's convicts, and was subsequently used as headquarters for the French army during the Kanak revolt of 1878.
Every year the Marguerite Association, which oversees Fort Teremba's upkeep, offers visitors the chance to learn more about New Caledonian history with a life-size show. On stage, around 180 volunteer actors perform different scenes based around prison life. One year, the show focused on prisoner Emile Charmier, who escaped in 1878. This true story was reported by Emile's grandson, Norm de Castel, who is still alive today. The spectacular show always ends on a high with a fireworks display at the foot of the impressive building.
15 and 22 June 2019 from 20:00