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Banaban Islanders Suffer Long Wait For Supply Boat To Be Built 4 years after project began, vessel for Banaba Island still not completed

Posted by Stacey King on February 22, 2014 at 12:47pm 0 Comments

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (Radio New Zealand International, Feb. 21, 2014)

The people of Banaba island in Kiribati have expressed their concerns about delays in the completion of a boat being built by the government. The Kiribati Independent reports it has been four years since the project began. The boat, which is big enough to run between Banaba and the capital Tarawa regularly, will help ease problems of food shortages on the island. The boat-building manager of the…

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Fiji president gives speech during state visit in Tarawa - We accepted that the Banabans were forced to leave Ocean Island

Posted by Stacey King on February 14, 2014 at 12:24pm 0 Comments

We accepted the Banaban people when they were forced to leave Ocean Island [Banaba] because of the pressure of phosphate mining there.

"These people now live in Fiji but have their own seat in the Parliament of Kiribati. And if necessary, we will do it again.

 

People Of Kiribati Welcome To Live In Fiji: Ratu Epeli

Fiji president gives speech during state visit in Tarawa

By Nemani Delaibatiki

SUVA, Fiji (Fiji Sun, Feb. 12, 2014) – The…

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Consuming Ocean Island: stories of people and phosphate from Banaba

Posted by Katerina Teaiwa on January 27, 2014 at 11:46am 0 Comments

Kam na mauri, and FYI Banaban friends, my book "Consuming Ocean Island: stories of people and phosphate from Banaba" is on Amazon. It will be released in September this year. 

Coconut replanting program to generate income

Posted by Stacey King on December 21, 2013 at 7:59pm 0 Comments

Fiji Time Online LUKE RAWALAI Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Update: 6:00PM GOVERNMENT aims to plant one million coconut plants by next year with the launch of its coconut replanting program on Rabi Island.

The program was launched by the Acting Commissioner North Alipate Bolalevu during the  Rabi Day on Monday.

Mr…

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Banabans celebrate

Posted by Stacey King on December 21, 2013 at 7:56pm 0 Comments

Fiji Times Online Salaseini Moceiwai Wednesday, December 18, 2013

THE Banaban people of Rabi this week have been celebrating the 68th anniversary of their arrival on the island. The week-long celebration, which started on Monday, was opened by acting Commissioner Northern Alipate Bolalevu. Rabi Island interim administrator Christopher Karia said the theme of celebrations reflected reforestation and the replanting of coconut trees on the…

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Banaban people urged to work together: Fiji Minister

Posted by Stacey King on December 21, 2013 at 7:53pm 0 Comments

NUKU, Rabi --- Fiji's Minister for Rural and Maritime Development and National Disaster Management, Col Inia Seruiratu has called on the Banaban community to work closely with each other for the development of Rabi Island.

As the Banaban people on the island of Rabi gathered in numbers at the Nuku ground to commemorate the 1st arrival of the Banaban people on the Island since 1945, the Minister paid tribute to their growing contribution towards Fiji’s overall…

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Banaban Links

ABARA BANABA

Come Meet the Banabans

 

BANABAN VISION

Rehabilitation of the homeland - resource and information site

 

RABI HIGH SCHOOL

For the latest news and information direct from teachers and administration staff

 

Banaban Rehabilitation Campaign - Help Lobby the Australian Govt
Get invovled and come and join this Facebook lobby group

 

BANABANS FIJI

An NGO of volunteers from the Banaban community based in Suva, Fiji.

BANABAN MESSAGE BOARD

Has now been operating for 16 years

 

BANABAN NEWSGROUP

Ideal if you want to send out messages to the entire group

BANABA JAPAN

Website hosted in Japan

BANABAN UNITED KINGDOM

Website hosted in UK

BANABA CHEZ

Website hosted in Chez Republic

 


ABARA BANABA BROCHURE - Free Downloads:

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Banaban Resources Available Online

 

BANABAN REPORTS AND PAPERS You can download and read all the various Papers and Submissions that have been written on the Banabans and important issues relating to the Banabans today. Available for FREE download

  

For all those Banabans interested in learning more about BANABAN IDENTITY as written into Chapter IX of the Kiribati Constitution - here is a copy

 

 An ONLINE preview copy of Banaban history book TE RII NI BANABA is now available for download and viewing from GOOGLE BOOKS.

  Have a look at: Te Rii Ni Banaba - Google Books

 

 

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