Part 1 Technology, development and the South Pacific: technology, development and the South Pacific, T. Marjoram; technology transfer, T. Marjoram; technology and economic development, B. Higgins; balancing technology, development and culture, S. Hill; technology, development and the environment, S. Siwatibau; 50 years of science and technology in the Cook Islands, S. Kingan and T. Utanga. Part 2 Perspectives on technology and development: appropriate technology - an overview, D. Mansell; if it's not appropriate for women, it's not appropriate, R.E. Lechte; technology information and communication - message and media, T. Marjoram; communication technology - in whose interests?, H. Molnar; technology and marine resource development, P. Muller and A. Wright; social and political constraints on appropriate technology in Papua New Guinea, E. Cox; education and training for technology and development, T. Marjoram. Part 3 Technology for development: technology in agriculture - an overview, R.K. Leonard; agricultural mechanization - tractors and technology choice in Tonga, T.H. Moengangongo; technology, food and food-processing, S. Parkinson and B. Aalbersberg; affordable housing and development training in Kiribati, C. Stewart; telecommunications - potential and problems for new technology, J. Wilkinson; pipes and pits - water supply and sanitation, T. Marjoram; inter-island shipping and marine transport, T. Finch; land transport - on wheel and foot, T. Marjoram; aviation, T. Marjoram; mining - El Dorado or fool's gold, D. Stewart. Part 4 Technology projects and management: technology management and development of small industries, L. Romaso; LikLik Buk revisited - technology, information and village development, B.D. Williams; the development of appropriate technology in Papua New Guinea, D. Burton; energy supply and management, T. Marjoram; technology and development banking, L.'A. 'Akolo; women can do - technology and training for women, S. Fleming. Part 5 Technology policy and planning: technology and development planning, D.F. Abbott; technology and development aid, R.C. Hills; technology policy and management, S. Hill; technology policy initiatives in the South Pacific, T. Marjoram; technology, development and island futures, T. Marjoram.