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School Being Set Up On Cicia Island To Train Youths In Traditional Skills
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School Being Set Up On Cicia Island To Train Youths In Tradit...

Using traditional resources such as magimagi and wood from native trees and support from IFAD, a traditional bure is...

COVID-19: 10 Fever Clinics Set Up In Maritime Provinces
COVID-19, Island News

COVID-19: 10 Fever Clinics Set Up In Maritime Provinces

Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete said his ministry was working hard in ensuring all ...

COVID-19: Islanders Assured Supply Of Basic Goods, Food
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COVID-19: Islanders Assured Supply Of Basic Goods, Food

The South Island Shipping Company and Goundar Shipping Services, whose vessels serve the islands of our Maritime Zon...

COVID-19: Udu District Not Closing Its Borders
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COVID-19: Udu District Not Closing Its Borders

This was after the village headmen of the five villages in the district came to a consensus that closing the borders...

Ensign Sokotiviti Does Family Proud
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Ensign Sokotiviti Does Family Proud

Last week after numerous courses over the years locally and abroad Mr Sokotiviti and fellow islander, Jemesa Malakai...

Inter-Island Ferry Operator Seeks Ways To Keep Business Afloat
Island News

Inter-Island Ferry Operator Seeks Ways To Keep Business Afloat

Already Mr Baivatu’s vessels operating under the franchise scheme to Kadavu, Lau and Lomaiviti have ensured servic...

Farmer Bewildered By Apple Tree Bearing Fruit
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Farmer Bewildered By Apple Tree Bearing Fruit

Apolosa Suguturaga bought apples from the Suva Municipal Market, kept the seeds and returned to his village to where...

Seaweed Farmers Of Kaba Add Value To Their Business Venture
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Seaweed Farmers Of Kaba Add Value To Their Business Venture

The Kaba seaweed cluster group is one of the most successful seaweed projects in the country and has of 10 farmers, ...

Fisher Grateful, Chiefs Permit Fishing
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Fisher Grateful, Chiefs Permit Fishing

The Bua native doesn’t go fishing to escape life but goes out fishing to live his life.

Farmer Finds Strength In Loyal Support From Family
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Farmer Finds Strength In Loyal Support From Family

Not only yaqona farming, he and his family also know the benefits of varying their range of products, so they also c...

Artisans To Display And Sell  Unique Creations At Exhibition
Island News

Artisans To Display And Sell Unique Creations At Exhibition

The Fiji Arts Council’s senior promotions officer, in a statement, said the event would also be a platform where p...

Big Break Looms For Farmers
Island News

Big Break Looms For Farmers

The age category set by the Australian Government for those wishing to apply for a job under the scheme is between 2...

Mobile Phone Users In Islands Assured More Efficient Services
Island News

Mobile Phone Users In Islands Assured More Efficient Services

With more than 750,000 customers actively using the pre and post-paid services on offer there has also been signific...

Southern Star Rises For Nippon
Island News

Southern Star Rises For Nippon

Setareki Tawake Junior is named after his dad, a former rugby Fiji representative in the abbreviated and full code o...

Villagers In Maritime Zone Will Soon Have Decent And Affordable Homes
Island News

Villagers In Maritime Zone Will Soon Have Decent And Affordable Homes

Habitat for Humanity’s activities in Fiji range from new house construction to helping families rebuild after cycl...

Passion For The Sea Drives Diver To Save Coral, Reef, Fish
Island News

Passion For The Sea Drives Diver To Save Coral, Reef, Fish

Jone Waitaiti’s passion for the ocean inspired him to start coral farming and he saw it as his own way of giving s...

Villagers Of Nayau Forge Ahead Despite Hurdles They Face
Island News

Villagers Of Nayau Forge Ahead Despite Hurdles They Face

Over the years the island’s remoteness coupled with the irregular shipping services have posed a hurdle to village...

From the Mountain To The Sea: Highlander Teacher, Says Island Life Amazes Him
Island News

From the Mountain To The Sea: Highlander Teacher, Says Island Life Amazes Him

Coming from the highlands and to experiencing island life has given him a totally new perception of life especially ...

Rebuilding Fijian Canoes Target Cicia, Lau Village Youths
Island News

Rebuilding Fijian Canoes Target Cicia, Lau Village Youths

The construction of Fijian canoes (camakau) is the next project for retired agriculture officer, Susana Yalikanacea,...

Missing Eight At Sea Found Had No Idea Search And Rescue Was Activated
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Missing Eight At Sea Found Had No Idea Search And Rescue Was Activated

They had run out of fuel and were waiting on a relative to bring them more fuel, when they were discovered, spokespe...

Kabara District Requests Transmission Tower
Island News

Kabara District Requests Transmission Tower

District representative, Josua Matavura, said this was an ongoing problem given the maritime islanders’ need to st...

Japan Funds Two Generators For Bua
Island News

Japan Funds Two Generators For Bua

Mr Koroilavesau said: “After visiting our Fisheries Service Centers in Vanua Levu early last year, one thing was c...

Keanu Dilo Oil Production Benefits Many
Island News, NATION

Keanu Dilo Oil Production Benefits Many

He said they produced 100 per cent pure dilo oil in 50 milliliter bottles for retail sale and wholesale in 1 litre b...

Trust Delivers Five Camakau Canoes, Brings Joy To Villagers Of Nasesara
Island News

Trust Delivers Five Camakau Canoes, Brings Joy To Villagers Of Nasesara

Nasesara Village elder, Vilive Waqavuka, said the camakau canoes would be beneficial in many ways to their families ...

Tamavua Family Gives Land For Kadavu Kava Farmers Co-operative
Island News

Tamavua Family Gives Land For Kadavu Kava Farmers Co-operative

To thank the landowners for their kind gesture he said representatives from the nine districts in Kadavu presented t...

MLC Vatulawa Takes Much Needed Fuel To Rotuma
Island News

MLC Vatulawa Takes Much Needed Fuel To Rotuma

The Commissioner Eastern Inoke Tuiwainunu was briefed by the district officer (DO) Rotuma Etika Taukave on what was ...

Ovalau Village Ventures Into ‘Vakabula Vanua’ Project
Island News

Ovalau Village Ventures Into ‘Vakabula Vanua’ Project

Village spokesman Usaia Delai said the project, which had the support of the Government, started in 2011, but Tropi...

Solar-Powered Freezer Boosts Fishers’ Source of Income
Island News, NATION

Solar-Powered Freezer Boosts Fishers’ Source of Income

With five villages on the island and many relying on the sea as a source of income, Mr Colatanavosa said their catch...

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