Rakiraki

Calf Drags Woman to Her Death
NATION

Calf Drags Woman to Her Death

A Rakiraki woman died after the rope tied around her waist to a calf tightened and allegedly killed her when the ani...

Wife: My Kids Don’t Know Their Dad’s dead
NEWS

Wife: My Kids Don’t Know Their Dad’s dead

Grieving Kelera Tinai says her children do not know that their father is dead. Ms Tinai’s husband, Simon Rama, 39,...

Home And Living Is Now In Rakiraki
SUNBIZ

Home And Living Is Now In Rakiraki

Home and Living opened its eighth outlet in Rakiraki Town worth over half a million dollars, yesterday. The new outl...

Aust Coach Helps Rakiraki
SPORTS

Aust Coach Helps Rakiraki

Rakiraki will be looking to register their first win when they face Lautoka in the Vodafone Premier League at Church...

Gallau Andhra Is Team To Beat
SPORTS

Gallau Andhra Is Team To Beat

  Team Gallau Andhra of Rakiraki will be the team to beat in the 76 th Dakshina India Andhra Sangam of Fiji (DI...

Lies in Cane Belt Exposed
NEWS

Lies in Cane Belt Exposed

Rakiraki cane farmers have been misled to believe they have to pay for transport to cart cane to the Ba mill. The l...

Truck carries students through flooded roads
NEWS

Truck carries students through flooded roads

Students stranded at two Rakiraki schools because of floodwaters were transported home by a truck late yesterday. Wh...

Floods Again
NEWS

Floods Again

Floodwaters hit homes, farms, roads, bridges and closed Rakiraki town as heavy rain struck the West again. Naqoro Fl...

Police Officer Hailed Hero In Daring Rescue
NEWS

Police Officer Hailed Hero In Daring Rescue

As floodwaters surged through Rakiraki on Monday and people fled, a Policeman swam to the bus station and climbed on...

Occupants Escape Water Sweeping Away Vehicle
NEWS

Occupants Escape Water Sweeping Away Vehicle

A man described how a vehicle being swept away by strong currents, was held by a tree, allowing its occupants to swi...

1am: 65 Villagers Evacuate After Floodwaters Enter
NATION

1am: 65 Villagers Evacuate After Floodwaters Enter

Sixty-five villagers from Barotu Village, Rakiraki took shelter at the Nabalebale Hall in Barotu after flood waters ...

Temple Loses Almost $120k In Fire
NATION

Temple Loses Almost $120k In Fire

The Wairuku Kutti Temple in Rakiraki says it has lost close to $120,000 in damages after a fire burnt the temple on ...

Sportswoman Vitaeli Eyes Silver Ferns
NATION

Sportswoman Vitaeli Eyes Silver Ferns

  The top sportswoman for Makoi Muslim Primary School wants to join the Silver Ferns in the future. Vitaeli Mal...

Shartik Tops
NATION

Shartik Tops

It was a special day for proud mum, Subhashni Devi, when her son took out top honours on Thursday during the Fiji Sc...

Penang Students Top of The Posters
NATION

Penang Students Top of The Posters

Penang Sangam High School students from Rakiraki scooped four awards from the International Day of Democracy Poster ...

Singh Wears Attire With Pride
NEWS

Singh Wears Attire With Pride

When Sukhdeo Singh heard there would be a Girmit Centennial celebration, he decided to dress like his ancestors to t...

Cyclone Insurance: Do You Have It? Are You Protected?
SUNBIZ

Cyclone Insurance: Do You Have It? Are You Protected?

At 33, with a flourishing career as a banker and having just moved into his newly built home in Rakiraki, Vinal Kuma...

Nagatalevu Gets Mum’s Nod
SPORTS

Nagatalevu Gets Mum’s Nod

  It was not an easy journey for 23-year old Sereana Nagatalevu making it in the final 26 Fijiana XV. This was ...

Rakiraki on track
SPORTS

Rakiraki on track

  Rakiraki has increased their chances of playing in the final after pulling a 1-1 draw against Rewa in the Cou...

New increased price agreed for cartage of sugar from Ra to Ba
SUNBIZ

New increased price agreed for cartage of sugar from Ra to Ba

Additional $14 per tonne to be paid for carting cane to Lautoka should there be a breakdown in Rarawai   Govern...

Simran’s Killing Haunts Parents  As Anniversary Nears
NATION

Simran’s Killing Haunts Parents As Anniversary Nears

15 year-old was knifed to death by deranged canecutter on her way home from school   Jainendra Singh still crie...

Man, 72, Gets 7 Years For Rape
NATION

Man, 72, Gets 7 Years For Rape

A 72-year-old man was sentenced to seven years and seven months imprisonment after he pleaded guilty to two counts o...

Aerial Survey For Western and Central Division
NEWS

Aerial Survey For Western and Central Division

A Government aerial survey team will be in the Western and Central Divisions today. The team will be led by the Mini...

300 Families Helped By TISI Sangam
NATION

300 Families Helped By TISI Sangam

Then India Sanmarga Ikya (TISI) Sangam chief executive officer Jai Narayan said the organisation visited affected me...

OFC Just Play For  Cyclone Affected Kids
SPORTS

OFC Just Play For Cyclone Affected Kids

The Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) in collaboration with UNICEF Pacific launched the Just Play Emergency Progr...

Market Vendor Fees Waived
NEWS

Market Vendor Fees Waived

Good news for market vendors. For this month, the municipal market vendors fees for thousands of vendors from Sigato...

Star Winger Visits Cyclone Victims
SPORTS

Star Winger Visits Cyclone Victims

  The town of Rakiraki came alive yesterday when burly Vodafone Flying Fijian and Crusaders wing Nemani Nadolo ...

Farmers In West Start Over
NATION

Farmers In West Start Over

  Some farmers in the Western Division are rebuilding their homes from building materials they collected after ...

Cyclone Kills 76-Year-Old In Her Bed In Dreketi Village
NEWS

Cyclone Kills 76-Year-Old In Her Bed In Dreketi Village

In the midst of Cyclone Winston’s wrath, when the people of Fiji are on their toes fighting for survival and savin...

Woman Live Tweets Her Home Being Destroyed
NATION

Woman Live Tweets Her Home Being Destroyed

As Cyclone Winston made landfall, Cayla Tikaram hid with her family in a cupboard and a mattress, praying and crying...

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