Vanuabalavu

Mat Weaving Skills Benefits Father Of Three
NEWS

Mat Weaving Skills Benefits Father Of Three

Eager to maintain the knowledge of weaving mats from his grandmother at an early age has now benefitted Kolinio Lesi...

Ratu Mara Scholarship, A New Hope For Ruci
Feature

Ratu Mara Scholarship, A New Hope For Ruci

The 19-year-old left Susui Village in Lomaloma, Vanuabalavu in search for a better education.

Let’s Go Local: Levuka Next On Cagica’s List
SUNBIZ

Let’s Go Local: Levuka Next On Cagica’s List

Mr Cagica, a pastry chef by profession, said he was fortunate that his work allowed him travel and meet new people.

5.1 Magnitude Earthquake Recorded In Vanuabalavu Region
NATION

5.1 Magnitude Earthquake Recorded In Vanuabalavu Region

However, it does not pose any immediate tsunami threat to the region.

Agriculture Takes Big Hit In Lau
NEWS

Agriculture Takes Big Hit In Lau

Villagers say it will take months to recover from crops lost

I Lost Everything: Captain Sinzel
NEWS

I Lost Everything: Captain Sinzel

German national and captain of Sy Pantagruel, Michael Sinzel tells of Cyclone Yasa ordeal for 6 at Qilaqila Bay, Van...

From Sawana To Aust- Ofa A Happy Man
SUNBIZ

From Sawana To Aust- Ofa A Happy Man

Mr Ofa will be among 184 Fijians, who will leave the country on January 6, next year, as part of the Fijian and Aust...

German Yacht Takes In Water, Crew Safe On Secluded Vanuabalavu Island
NEWS

German Yacht Takes In Water, Crew Safe On Secluded Vanuabalavu Island

Republic of Fiji Military Forces Naval Division Maritime Commander, Commander Timoci Natuva confirmed the yacht has ...

Osborne Ready For Fiji
SPORTS

Osborne Ready For Fiji

According to AFP, France will face Fiji, Italy and Scotland during November’s ‘Eight Nations’ tournament.

Lauans Don’t Want Foreign Yachts Yet
SUNBIZ

Lauans Don’t Want Foreign Yachts Yet

“The concern is about the likely transmission of COVID-19 into Vanuabalavu, and the devastating effects this would...

From Fiji To U.S. 5th Fleet: A Sterett Sailor Works Hard To Make Dreams A Reality
Feature

From Fiji To U.S. 5th Fleet: A Sterett Sailor Works Hard To Make Dreams A Reality

Tovehi is also thousands of miles from the place he now calls home, San Diego, where the Arleigh Burke-class guided-...

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 ...

Home Away From Home: How Devi Is Living Her Life On Vanuabalavu
Feature

Home Away From Home: How Devi Is Living Her Life On Vanuabalavu

Originally from Suva, Ms Devi is the friendly face that greets all travellers needing to quench their thirst or look...

Leba Qarase: ‘Luckiest Woman In The World To Have Married Lai’
NATION

Leba Qarase: ‘Luckiest Woman In The World To Have Married Lai’

Hundreds of people from around Fiji were at the Mavana Methodist Church, Vanuabalavu, Lau to farewell the late Mr Qa...

Lynda Strengthening Her Campaign For Party Leadership Battle
Analysis

Lynda Strengthening Her Campaign For Party Leadership Battle

Her contribution to the former Prime Minister Laisenia Qarase's funeral adds to growing popularity. She could become...

Final Goodbyes To Our Former Prime Minister
NEWS

Final Goodbyes To Our Former Prime Minister

The funeral entourage arrived to an overcast Vanuabalavu Airport. Heavy rain did not deter hundreds of people from a...

More Police Officers To Be Stationed At Jetties And Wharves
NATION

More Police Officers To Be Stationed At Jetties And Wharves

There were hundreds of mourners bound for Mavana, Vanuabalavu in Lau to farewell former Prime Minister Laisenia Qarase.

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 ...

Nothing Could Stop Determined Rova From Flying
Lifestyle

Nothing Could Stop Determined Rova From Flying

“When I was little, I attended this kindergarten where my dad put me in Nadi called Nasareci Kindergarten and it w...

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...

Pacific Games: Vakasama Breaks 16 Year Gold Drought, Smashes Record
Pacific Games

Pacific Games: Vakasama Breaks 16 Year Gold Drought, Smashes Record

Nadi swimmer wins gold as officials try to finalise his time

Overdue Lakeba Boat Located, 4 Occupants Rescued
NEWS

Overdue Lakeba Boat Located, 4 Occupants Rescued

All four occupants of the overdue boat were located at High Seas between the Island of Tuvuca and Katafaga. A Police...

‘Come Home Son’
NEWS

‘Come Home Son’

Come home son! This is the plea from the par­ents of missing sailor Satini Lakepa (Junior). Satini Lakepa (Senior),...

Daliconi Villager Yara Says They Were Prepared For Worst After Winston
NEWS

Daliconi Villager Yara Says They Were Prepared For Worst After Winston

As Tropical Cyclone Gita passed yesterday, villagers of Daliconi in Vanuabalavu  in Northern Lau were prepared for ...

Our Key Men
SPORTS

Our Key Men

When the Vodafone Fijian Bati take on USA Hawks in their 2017 Rugby League World Cup opener in Townsville, Australia...

Boat Handover In-time for 3 Maritime Schools
NEWS

Boat Handover In-time for 3 Maritime Schools

It was a proud moment for 3 maritime schools as they were handed a boat each fitted with engines at Waisomo Basement...

Fashion Designer Fulfills Dream
LEISURE

Fashion Designer Fulfills Dream

Samson Lee is a name that has become well-known in the local fashion industry. He recently opened up his first bouti...

MV Sea Rakino, Brianna On Franchise Trips
SUNBIZ

MV Sea Rakino, Brianna On Franchise Trips

The MV Brianna left for its franchise trip to Vanuabalavu, Cicia, Cikobia and Yacata on August 08. On August 14 the ...

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