News - Fiji

18

Oct '16

18 Oct 2016

Fiji

Fiji to join Australia's National Rugby Championship in 2017

A Fiji team will join Australia's National Rugby Championship in 2017, laying the platform for a potential future push for a Pacific island team in Super Rugby. Fiji provided one of the...

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13

Oct '16

13 Oct 2016

Fiji

Fiji’s honest appraisal of Cyclone Winston

GENEVA, 10 October 2016 - There were fears of very large loss of life when Fiji was hit in February this year by the first category 5 cyclone in its recorded history, and the strongest ever seen...

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13

Oct '16

13 Oct 2016

Fiji

Heavy rain brings more misery for Fiji

The Red Cross in Fiji says continuing heavy rain could inflict further suffering on those made homeless by Cyclone Winston in February. Fiji's met service said the trough which had brought heavy...

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11

Oct '16

11 Oct 2016

Fiji

President Konrote wishes all Fijians Happy Fiji Day

President Jioji Konrote has wished all Fijians well at the Fiji Day Celebrations at Albert Park this afternoon. While making a brief statement at Albert Park, Konrote was thankful for the large...

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11

Oct '16

11 Oct 2016

Fiji

NZ tradies hand over houses to Fiji families

New Zealand's Maori and Pasifika Trades Training organisation is this week handing over newly-built houses in Fiji as part of the Cyclone Winston rebuild. The group upskills New Zealanders and...

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07

Oct '16

7 Oct 2016

Fiji

Fiji Day celebration to be held this Saturday

Fiji Day celebrations will be held this Saturday in Suva, Korovou, Levuka, Labasa, Nabouwalu, Savusavu, Sigatoka, Nadi, Lautoka, Yasawa, Ba and Rakiraki. This will mark the 46th anniversary of...

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07

Oct '16

7 Oct 2016

Fiji

Fiji state funeral for Ratu Joni Madraiwiwi

About 3000 people in Fiji are expected to attend today's burial of the late Vice President, the Roko Tui Bau Ratu Joni Madraiwiwi. Ratu Joni, who died in Suva last week, will be buried on the...

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30

Sep '16

30 Sep 2016

Fiji

Fijian health foods stir interest at Fine Food Australia

FRIEND’s Fiji Style products are a taste of Fiji’s tradition. This year, health foods from Fiji FRIEND’s Fiji Style products featured at the Pacific Trade & Invest Pacific...

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28

Sep '16

28 Sep 2016

Fiji

Fiji Red Cross receive $2.4M through TC Winston Appeal

The Fiji Red Cross Society has received $2.4 million cash through their Tropical Cyclone Winston Appeal. Director General of Fiji Red Cross Society, Filipe Nainoca says they have provided...

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28

Sep '16

28 Sep 2016

Fiji

Albinism in Fiji documented on film

For the first time, a genetic disorder affecting a part of Fiji's indigenous population has been documented on film. Fiji has one of the highest rates of people with albinism in the world yet...

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21

Sep '16

21 Sep 2016

Fiji

Doctor on remote Fiji island says new housing crucial for health

The only doctor on Fiji's Koro Island says it's important that houses are built soon to avoid further cases of disease. Dr Ravneil Singh was sent to Koro for his first placement three days...

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20

Sep '16

20 Sep 2016

Fiji

Women’s Centre To Manage Domestic Violence Helpline

The establishment of a Domestic Violence helpline has been handed over to the Fiji Women Crisis Centre (FWCC) to manage. The Permanent Secretary for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Dr...

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