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Baker’s Courses Gets Big Following
Feature

Baker’s Courses Gets Big Following

“Most of us Fijians have that ‘Rise and Fall’ ‘Duri Davo’ business mentality, but we have to believe that ...

Elderly Man Dies In A Fatal Fire Case In Matuku, Lau
NEWS

Elderly Man Dies In A Fatal Fire Case In Matuku, Lau

The victim a 52-year-old man was trapped inside the corrugated iron house which caught fire this morning.

Loving Islands Launches Relief Fund For 141 Families In Lau
SUNBIZ

Loving Islands Launches Relief Fund For 141 Families In Lau

One hundred and forty one families of the seven villages of Matuku Island in Lau will be assisted with relief packag...

Cyclone Harold: Island Villagers Tell More On Big Storm
NATION

Cyclone Harold: Island Villagers Tell More On Big Storm

Twenty-eight homes at Yaroi Village in Matuku, Lau, were badly damaged as a result of Tropical Cyclone Harold.

Farmer Bewildered By Apple Tree Bearing Fruit
Island News

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...

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,...

How Ana Waqatabu’s Struggles Taught Her To Reach Her Goals
Careers

How Ana Waqatabu’s Struggles Taught Her To Reach Her Goals

The happily married mother of two, who hails from Dakuiloa, Oneata in Lau, graduated with a Bachelor of Law from the...

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...

Demand Drives Yalikanacea To Reopen Dilo Oil Business
Island News

Demand Drives Yalikanacea To Reopen Dilo Oil Business

Ms Yalikanacea had operated a dilo oil business on the island before and because of local demand, she has reopened i...

Ketei Village Headman Finds Marijuana Farm, Police Are Informed
Island News, NATION

Ketei Village Headman Finds Marijuana Farm, Police Are Informed

Mr Uludole said he uprooted all the plants and reported the matter to the village chaplain, Reverend Pajimi Vakaloloma.

Businessman Offers $60K For Lakeba Sandalwood
Feature, SUNBIZ

Businessman Offers $60K For Lakeba Sandalwood

“The businessman is really interested and ready to pay cash. He visited me twice and we’re still communicating,...

Cicia Revives Traditional Wealth
NATION

Cicia Revives Traditional Wealth

Susana Yalikanacea, who now lives in Cicia, said youths were learning the steps of making a magimagi.

Susana Thrives On Virgin Coconut Oil Business
NATION

Susana Thrives On Virgin Coconut Oil Business

Ms Yalikanacea, a retired agricultural officer, is running her own virgin coconut oil business on Cicia.

Villagers Present Magiti To Preachers, Chiefs
NATION

Villagers Present Magiti To Preachers, Chiefs

The vanua in turn presented it to our preachers to thank them for their work. A separate magiti was prepared for the...

Referee, Graduate, Survivor
Feature, SPORTS

Referee, Graduate, Survivor

Vuli is one of Fiji’s first female referees and has officiated in many rugby tournaments for the past decade.

Lovo Pits, Food And Merry-Making  Graces Matokana Village In Lau
NATION

Lovo Pits, Food And Merry-Making Graces Matokana Village In Lau

Village headman Josefa Nadavo said it was a good celebration and their visitors enjoyed meeting up with their villag...

Matokana Villagers Advised To Use Water Wisely
NEWS

Matokana Villagers Advised To Use Water Wisely

“I’m urging the villagers to use water wisely because of the prolonged dry spell. Avoid wastage so our water in ...

Good Education Guarantees Good Future, Career, Life
Careers

Good Education Guarantees Good Future, Career, Life

Chief Engineer of Goundar Shipping, Mr Viliame Oioiit was important for youths to know that education was important ...

Handicrafts Brighten Up Tourism Festival
SUNBIZ

Handicrafts Brighten Up Tourism Festival

Yesterday, Rigeta Nuku and Julia Tarau, both hailing from Totoya Village in Lau and represented the Tovu Village Wom...

From Offender To Redeemed Man, How Kaminieli Vakatalai Changed His Life Around
Feature

From Offender To Redeemed Man, How Kaminieli Vakatalai Changed His Life Around

Kaminieli Vakatalai from Waciwaci, Lakeba, Lau, is a completely changed man.

Totoya Marine Engineer Lives His Childhood Dream
Feature

Totoya Marine Engineer Lives His Childhood Dream

Being a son on of a tug and barge Class Three master watch keeper in the early 2000, Mr Cinavilakeba’s dream was n...

Bilitaki Refuses To Allow His Age Slow Him Down
Careers

Bilitaki Refuses To Allow His Age Slow Him Down

“Most people nowadays when they start to earn, they tend to not want to continue their studies. They should be enc...

Sireli Matavesi: I Am Too Proud Of My Two Sons
SPORTS

Sireli Matavesi: I Am Too Proud Of My Two Sons

I am over the moon, they continue the tradition and they have Fiji at heart. I didn’t force them at all to play fo...

Expect Heavy Rain And Thunderstorms This Weekend
NEWS

Expect Heavy Rain And Thunderstorms This Weekend

Cloudy periods with some showers over the eastern and interior of larger islands, elsewhere cloudy periods with afte...

Vanua VS Politics
Analysis

Vanua VS Politics

At the moment the lines between them seemed blurred. Can they be separated? The way SODELPA is carrying on, it will ...

Sisters Carry On Mum’s Legacy Through Handicraft
NEWS

Sisters Carry On Mum’s Legacy Through Handicraft

Despite pulling their designs from tradition, the sisters say the items they make are unique and profitable in the m...

‘We Forgive You’, Family Ready To Bury Hatchet Over Woman’s Death
NEWS

‘We Forgive You’, Family Ready To Bury Hatchet Over Woman’s Death

Family ready to bury hatchet over woman’s death

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