News - Fiji

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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26

Jul '16

26 Jul 2016

Fiji

Remittance use

A STUDY has found that expenditure patterns for the uses of remittances differ between urban and rural areas, and also between iTaukei and Fijians of Indian descent. The potential influence role...

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21

Jul '16

21 Jul 2016

Fiji

Team Fiji receives timely boost for Rio Olympics trip

TEAM Fiji to the Rio Olympics received a timely boost with 130 Rexona gift packs from the Motibhai Group of Companies at Walu Bay, Suva, yesterday. Motibhai sales manager Ajay Bhan said the gift...

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11

Jul '16

11 Jul 2016

Fiji

Innovative Start-Up Puts Fiji At The Forefront Of Renewable Energy Generation

Port of Denarau hosts ‘biggest marina-based solar plant in the world’ By Pacific economic and business reporter Jemima Garrett MELBOURNE, Australia (Radio Australia, June 30, 2016) – Fiji...

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