News - Fiji

29

Oct '17

29 Oct 2017

Fiji

Rebuilt Fiji village celebrates

A Fiji village wrecked by a landslide nearly six years ago has today celebrated moving into a newly built, more resilient village. Four members of one family died when the landslide hit Tukuraki...

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23

Oct '17

23 Oct 2017

Fiji

Fiji Issues First Developing Country Green Bond, Raising $50 Million for Climate Resilience

Fiji has become the first emerging market to issue a sovereign green bond, raising 100 million Fijian dollars, or US$50 million, to support climate change mitigation and adaption. Home to over...

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11

Oct '17

11 Oct 2017

Fiji

Central Otago Fijians showcase culture to celebrate independence

Eight years ago Kalisi Tiko was only one of two Fijian families in Cromwell. The Fijian community across the Central Otago and Queenstown Lakes is slowly growing and is starting to make their...

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09

Oct '17

9 Oct 2017

Fiji

Charity Body Donates Wheelchairs Worth $175,000 to Health Ministry

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services received 114 wheel chairs worth $175,000 from the Saroj Care Fiji Limited in Suva on Thursday. Saroj Care Fiji Incorporated (SCFI) is a newly...

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12

Sep '17

12 Sep 2017

Fiji

Auckland surgeons to operate on children in Fiji

A team of 15 surgeons and medical staff from Auckland and Starship Hospitals are currently in Fiji on a two week mission to perform children's heart operations.The mission is led by Kirsten...

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13

Jul '17

13 Jul 2017

Fiji

Fiji plastic bag surcharge welcomed

An environmentalist has commended the Fuel Retailers Association in Fiji for implementing a nationwide surcharge on plastic bags at all convenience stores and service stations. The Ministry of...

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11

Jul '17

11 Jul 2017

Fiji

Fiji qualify for Rugby World Cup

Fiji have become the second nation to emerge from Rugby World Cup qualifying after a 14-10 victory over Tonga in Nuku'alofa on Saturday saw them confirmed as the Oceania 1 qualifier. That narrow...

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07

Jul '17

7 Jul 2017

Fiji

Remittances increase by 3.7 per cent

FIJI recorded a steady growth in inward remittances over the first quarter of this year, notably with personal remittances increasing by 3.7 per cent at $123.6 million. This was highlighted in...

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16

Jun '17

16 Jun 2017

Fiji

New Stamps Depict Traditional Fijian Arts And Handicraft

Stamps launched yesterday depict the Fijian-Made and crafted products by Fijian women. The new stamps were launched by the President, Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konrote, First Lady Sarote...

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05

Jun '17

5 Jun 2017

Fiji

Fiji hosted Ocean Conference begins in New York

As the Fiji hosted Ocean Conference gets underway in New York, the United Nations says it is expecting a surge in voluntary commitments to improve the health of the world's oceans.   600...

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01

Jun '17

1 Jun 2017

Fiji

Stronger school for Fiji's cyclone-hit Ra

Children at a school in Fiji are celebrating the opening of new cyclone resistant classrooms today built with donations from New Zealanders. Vunikavikaloa Arya School had its roof blown off in...

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29

May '17

29 May 2017

Fiji

Repatriation of Tabua back to Fiji 'a rare event'

The repatriation of nearly 150 whales' teeth to Fiji today is being called a "rare event" by the Secretary General of an international convention protecting endangered species. The teeth, known...

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