News - Fiji

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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15

Sep '16

15 Sep 2016

Fiji

Fiji continues to rebuild after Cyclone Winston

Seven months after Cyclone Winston smashed into Fiji, RNZI's Alex Perrottet returns to the islands to find the recovery effort is still going strong, and some villages are taking their future...

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08

Sep '16

8 Sep 2016

Fiji

Plans for celebration

CONSTITUTION Day celebration from next year will include ceremonies held in other parts of Fiji and not only in the Capital City of Suva. This was confirmed by President Jioji Konrote while...

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05

Sep '16

5 Sep 2016

Fiji

Sevens coach Ben Ryan departs grateful Fiji after a whale of a time

Chasing a woman across a field to secure a sacred whale's tooth was probably not in Ben Ryan's plans in his last days in Fiji but it was another unforgettable moment for the Englishman who...

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30

Aug '16

30 Aug 2016

Fiji

Six Fijian Carpenters Impress NZ Government

The six Fijian pilot carpenters that were deployed to New Zealand earlier this month for the rebuilding of Christchurch were commended by their employer, Pacific Trust Canterbury and the Ministry...

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29

Aug '16

29 Aug 2016

Fiji

Cyclone Winston: Fiji struggles to rebuild six months after storm devastated the country

Victims of Cyclone Winston in Fiji are struggling to rebuild their lives six months after the category five storm devastated large parts of the country. Villages along the north coast of Fiji's...

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23

Aug '16

23 Aug 2016

Fiji

Fiji 7s team arrives at Nadi International Airport

The victorious Fiji Mens 7s team and the Team Fiji contingent from Rio have arrived at the Nadi International Airport. The sevens gold medal winning team with other athletes are now heading to...

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22

Aug '16

22 Aug 2016

Fiji

'Rugby is our religion': Fiji erupts in celebration of Olympic sevens gold

Cheers, tears and beers as first ever Games victory for Pacific nation sparks euphoria – with dancing in streets, work forgotten and schoolwork abandoned From the dusty villages of Lomaiviti...

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22

Aug '16

22 Aug 2016

Fiji

Sport: Thousands turn out to welcome home Fiji 7s stars

Celebrations are continuing in Fiji for the country's Olympic champion sevens team. Today is a public holiday in Fiji in honour of their gold medal triumph in Rio, with the team taking part in a...

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12

Aug '16

12 Aug 2016

Fiji

Gold for Fiji

Fiji were already guaranteed a medal after reaching the final of the men’s rugby sevens but they have absolutely smashed Great Britain 43-7 to make it gold. A fantastic bit of history. A first...

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09

Aug '16

9 Aug 2016

Fiji

Generators on their way to Fiji

Four generators donated following an appeal by a Northlander to help families affected by Cyclone Winston in Fiji are on their way to the island for distribution next week. Whangarei pensioner...

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26

Jul '16

26 Jul 2016

Fiji

Baroda Fiji Marks 109th Birthday With Sunshine Special School Students

To mark 109 years of Bank of Baroda’s foundation, Lautoka branch staff had lunch with the students at Sunshine Special School in Lautoka on Wednesday. The branch manager, Babita Raj, said this...

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