Lau group

Heavy Rain Alert In Force For Vanua Levu, Taveuni, Lau Group
NEWS

Heavy Rain Alert In Force For Vanua Levu, Taveuni, Lau Group

A trough of low pressure remains slow moving over the Northern parts of the group.

Brace Lau, TC Yasa Expected Near Group At 9am Today
NEWS

Brace Lau, TC Yasa Expected Near Group At 9am Today

Close to its centre the cyclone is expected to have average winds up to 205 km/hr with momentary gusts to 285 km/hr....

Goundar Invests More Than $4m New Ships for Lau
SUNBIZ

Goundar Invests More Than $4m New Ships for Lau

Goundar Shipping managing director George Goundar confirmed he has purchased two more passenger vessels worth more t...

Fishing Vessel Runs Aground At Navatu Reef, 15 Crew Members Safe
NEWS

Fishing Vessel Runs Aground At Navatu Reef, 15 Crew Members Safe

The Republic of Fiji Military Forces Naval Division was alerted to a fishing vessel that ran aground at Navatu Reef ...

Cargo Truck Slips Into Water At Jetty In Taveuni
NATION

Cargo Truck Slips Into Water At Jetty In Taveuni

This after its cargo truck with the supplies bound for the island slipped into the water at Backjetty in Taveuni on ...

DQ-HPT Crash: One Year After Their Deaths
Feature

DQ-HPT Crash: One Year After Their Deaths

Taraivosa Moceisuva and two-year-old son EJ and pilot, Gilbert Parker, died in the crash on Aug 3, 2019.

PM Wraps Up Tour In Lau Handing Over Portable Sawmill
NATION

PM Wraps Up Tour In Lau Handing Over Portable Sawmill

Mr Bainimarama is said to have brought excitement to the villagers as he had arrived with relief supplies. Here, he ...

Families Send Over Clothes And Food For Loved Ones Affected By Cyclone Harold
NATION

Families Send Over Clothes And Food For Loved Ones Affected By Cyclone Harold

Suva resident, Makereta Lesikiburotukula, who is the daughter of Temesia Lesi, a villager of Makadru in Matuku, Lau,...

Cyclone Tino Strengthens Into A Category 2 System, Expected To Move Away From Fiji Later Today
NEWS

Cyclone Tino Strengthens Into A Category 2 System, Expected To Move Away From Fiji Later Today

At 3 am this morning, Tino was located approximately 105km East-southeast of Vanua Balavu. Tino is still maintaining...

Ship Delay Part Of A Bigger Issue
NATION

Ship Delay Part Of A Bigger Issue

Shipping company took two days to look for specific problem in the engine of the ship because they wanted to make su...

Measles Outbreak: Mass Vaccinations For Lau Islands
Island News, NATION

Measles Outbreak: Mass Vaccinations For Lau Islands

The first team will provide measles vaccination, the second team will conduct circumcision while the third team will...

Analysis: Ro Teimumu, Ratu Naiqama Definitely In Their Last Term In Parliament
Analysis, Opinion

Analysis: Ro Teimumu, Ratu Naiqama Definitely In Their Last Term In Parliament

Ro Teimumu will be 77 in 2022 and Ratu Naiqama will turn 69. Both changed their mind after first deciding not to con...

Pumice Menace Hits Parts Of Lau Group
NATION

Pumice Menace Hits Parts Of Lau Group

In some islands in Lau the pumice raft is so thick that people are standing on it. Director Marine Resources Apete S...

Mariners Advised, Floating Pumice
NEWS

Mariners Advised, Floating Pumice

A pumice stranding is expected on the beaches of Islands in Lau group and may continue drifting into Lomaiviti, Vanu...

Fisheries Ministry Frustrated With People Who Continue To Break Ban
NEWS

Fisheries Ministry Frustrated With People Who Continue To Break Ban

Permanent Secretary for Fisheries, Mr Craig Strong says that it is very disappointing to see that there are still th...

Three Jetties Proposed For The Lau Group
SHIPPING

Three Jetties Proposed For The Lau Group

According to Mr Moroivalu franchise vessels MV Brianna and MV Liahonas are old and the conditions are unhealthy; spa...

Mataitini Pleads For Better Marina, Wharves In The Lau Group
SHIPPING

Mataitini Pleads For Better Marina, Wharves In The Lau Group

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Natural Resources received a submission from Fulaga Island representative Le...

5 EFTPOS Machines Installed In Lau
NATION

5 EFTPOS Machines Installed In Lau

Civil Servants on these islands, he said, could withdraw money through the machine and also check on their account b...

Shipping Petition For Lau Referred To Standing Committee
NEWS

Shipping Petition For Lau Referred To Standing Committee

A petition by Opposition Member of Parliament Anare Jale on the provision of reliable, safe and affordable shipping ...

Goundar Shipping Invests In New Vessel, Boost To Inter-Island Services
SHIPPING

Goundar Shipping Invests In New Vessel, Boost To Inter-Island Services

The vessel is expected to start her maiden voyage by month end and will be servicing the Taveuni and Natuvu route.

Attorney-General Hears Of Plea For Turtle Conservation Site
NEWS

Attorney-General Hears Of Plea For Turtle Conservation Site

Mr Tabu requested for a Government grant from the 2019-2020 Budget as a compensatory and relief measure to help land...

Prepare For The Worst, Warns Weather Office
NEWS

Prepare For The Worst, Warns Weather Office

People living on Islands in the Southern Lau Group have been warned to prepare for the worst as Severe Tropical Cycl...

Education Initiative Changing Mindset In Lau, Says Official
NEWS

Education Initiative Changing Mindset In Lau, Says Official

Parents used to tell their children in Lau, when they leave their islands in the Lau Group to pursue their education...

Rehabilitation Education Initiative Changing Mindset In Lau, Says Official
NATION

Rehabilitation Education Initiative Changing Mindset In Lau, Says Official

Students do not have to travel to Suva to attend secondary schools Parents used to tell their children in Lau when t...

Districts Praise Government Despite Delay In Rehab Help
NATION

Districts Praise Government Despite Delay In Rehab Help

Thirteen district island representatives (matanitikina) converged at the chiefly village of Tubou on Lakeba Island t...

Expect More Rain Says Met Office
NEWS

Expect More Rain Says Met Office

Expect ‘unsettled weather’ from today and early next week, the Fiji Meteorological Services has advised. Directo...

Fiji Link Wonderful Company, Says A Top Pilot
SUNBIZ

Fiji Link Wonderful Company, Says A Top Pilot

Fiji Link is a wonderful company to work for and there’s nothing quite like flying as a profession, according to F...

Job Opportunities For TC Winston Victims In Lau
NATION

Job Opportunities For TC Winston Victims In Lau

The Minister for Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations Semi Koroilavesau yesterday commenced a week-long...

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