News - Fiji

21

Feb '17

21 Feb 2017

Fiji

One Year After Winston, Fiji Red Cross has helped 77,000 people

Samuela Naborokia giggles as he glides down the ramp of his brand new house in his wheelchair. The 84-year-old from Naboutolu village in Fiji’s Ra province is showing visitors the features of...

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20

Feb '17

20 Feb 2017

Fiji

Fiji to mark Cyclone Winston anniversary

The names of those who died in Cyclone Winston will be read out in a national ceremony in Fiji on Monday to mark Cyclone Winston's direct hit a year ago.     The first anniversary...

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20

Feb '17

20 Feb 2017

Fiji

Resilience amid the struggle - one year on from Cyclone Winston

Trauma is still rife and life remains hard for many of the survivors of Cyclone Winston which hit Fiji a year ago. Winston was the worst storm in Fiji's recorded history, killing 44 people...

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09

Feb '17

9 Feb 2017

Fiji

A number of areas in Nadi, Lautoka, Ba and Tavua are flooded

Education Minister Dr. Mahendra Reddy says that all schools will remain open today. However he says that parents should decide what will be best for their children based on where they live and...

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06

Feb '17

6 Feb 2017

Fiji

Fiji on flood alert

A flood alert is now in force in Fiji for low lying areas and small streams adjacent to major rivers. A heavy rain warning remains in force for the whole of the Fiji group as a tropical...

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24

Jan '17

24 Jan 2017

Fiji

Fiji records most successful location filming year

Fiji in the South Pacific recorded its most successful year of location filming ever in 2016, hosting nearly 60 different shoots. Collectively, the productions spent the equivalent of around...

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10

Jan '17

10 Jan 2017

Fiji

2 years to build a 'giant'

WHEN Kaiafa Ledua, a mata­isau or traditional craftsmen, first saw the 103 year-old drua, named the Ratu Finau, at the Fiji Museum, he was surprised. He recalls seeing marks on the canoe...

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03

Jan '17

3 Jan 2017

Fiji

Winston, The Powerful Storm That Struck Our Nation

FLASHBACK:Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston will be etched in every Fijian’s memory for the rest of their lives. It was the most intense and destructive cyclone on record to hit Fiji, and the...

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28

Dec '16

28 Dec 2016

Fiji

So Long, Seavula

The country mourns the passing away of double international, Mesake Seavula. Seavula died last Friday in his village at Namatakula. He had represented Nadroga rugby before donning the Vodafone...

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28

Dec '16

28 Dec 2016

Fiji

Fiji Health Ministry teams in flood affected areas

Fiji's Minister for Health and Medical Services Rosy Akbar says people from her ministry have been deployed to flood affected areas to ensure there is no out break of diseases after last week's...

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22

Dec '16

22 Dec 2016

Fiji

Floods, landslides hit Fiji: Thousands evacuate to relief centres

Thousands of Fijians sheltered in evacuation centres and tents on Tuesday as heavy rain and floods cut roads, covered sugarcane fields and caused landslides, said the South Pacific nation’s...

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19

Dec '16

19 Dec 2016

Fiji

Heavy rains bring flooding, landslides to Fiji

Fiji, a country still reeling from a powerful cyclone ten months ago, was hit by flooding and landslides on Saturday after a strong tropical depression slowly skirted past the western coast. The...

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