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Ma’afu Kei Na Nona Veiliutaki Mai Na Yatu Lau
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Ma’afu Kei Na Nona Veiliutaki Mai Na Yatu Lau

  Ena macawa sa oti, esa mai cava tiko na italanoa ena laba levu mai Lomaloma. Ia, ena macawa oqo, ena tomani t...

Tela Thrives On Her Newfound Passion For Art And Craft
NATION

Tela Thrives On Her Newfound Passion For Art And Craft

Maraia Tela wanted a peace­ful life after her retire­ment, so she made it hap­pen.

Masima Connects With His Family Through Rugby League
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Masima Connects With His Family Through Rugby League

Playing for the Vodafone Fiji Bati enabled Netane Masima to reconnect with his Fijian family.

Rasolo Chases Dreams In New Zealand
SUNBIZ

Rasolo Chases Dreams In New Zealand

Hailing from the beautiful island of Vanuabalavu, Lau, 39-year old Josua Rasolo is the head chef at Summerset Falls,...

Tela At 7th Spot
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Tela At 7th Spot

Swire Shipping Fijian Drua first five-eighth Teti Tela sits at seventh position on the top point’s scorer list of ...

Pioneer Skipper Tawake, First Rugby National For Her Family
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Pioneer Skipper Tawake, First Rugby National For Her Family

Rooster Chicken Fijiana Drua Bitila Tawake may be the second born in her family of five girls, but she has been a fi...

Village Nurse Will Be Paid, Minister Tells Lomaloma Villagers
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Village Nurse Will Be Paid, Minister Tells Lomaloma Villagers

He said it was important for people to raise their queries during the talanoa session, especially when government de...

Let’s Go Local: To Vanuabalavu’s Bay Of Islands Is Where I’ll Go: Lagi Fisher
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Let’s Go Local: To Vanuabalavu’s Bay Of Islands Is Where I’ll Go: Lagi Fisher

The born-again Christian denomination pastor is from Cakaudrove with maternal links to Kese, Naviti, Yasawa. “A...

Health Minister To Investigate Protocol Breach
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Health Minister To Investigate Protocol Breach

Dr Waqainabete during the talanoa session in Lomaloma Village said there was no need for an isolation centre but he ...

Let’s Go Local: Eco-Trax And Matanivusi Resort Tops Vela’s List
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Let’s Go Local: Eco-Trax And Matanivusi Resort Tops Vela’s List

“I grew up in the Fiji Police Barracks because my late father, the late Major Viliame Bale was the Director of Mus...

‘Island Zone Rugby Revival’
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‘Island Zone Rugby Revival’

Island teams like Moturiki, Ovalau, Gau, Koro, Nairai, Lakeba, Vanuabalavu, Matuku, Moala, Ono-i-Lau, Rotuma, Kadavu...

Bulaccino, Bad Dog Cafe for Milly Kado
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Bulaccino, Bad Dog Cafe for Milly Kado

Milly Kado has always been passionate about personal health and well-being. It reflects in the work she does. Ms Kad...

Let’s Go Local: “Why I Love Gloria Jean’s Damodar”
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Let’s Go Local: “Why I Love Gloria Jean’s Damodar”

“My events management background brought me the experiences of working for big international standard concerts lik...

Mat Weaving Skills Benefits Father Of Three
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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...

Village Sets up Defence Against Impacts of Climate Change
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Village Sets up Defence Against Impacts of Climate Change

The 2930 mangrove seedlings in Bulia have been planted in a special way. Small rocks have been built around the see...

Malo, Thank You- Adi Maopa Secondary School, Teachers, Parents Grateful For Support
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Malo, Thank You- Adi Maopa Secondary School, Teachers, Parents Grateful For Support

Assistant principal Arieta Kaseni said they were thankful for the support shown by everyone who helped them since th...

Ratu Mara Scholarship, A New Hope For Ruci
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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
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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
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Agriculture Takes Big Hit In Lau

Villagers say it will take months to recover from crops lost

I Lost Everything: Captain Sinzel
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

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