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July 2012 Blog Posts (14)

Child deaths soar in Kiribati due to lack of water

Kiribati, which consists of 32 coral atolls, has a child mortality rate more than twice the average for the East Asia/Pacific region.

By Agence France-PresseThu, Jul 26 2012 at 4:47 AM EST Mother Nature Network…
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Added by Stacey King on July 30, 2012 at 10:19am — No Comments

Kiribati Must Urgently Prioritize Sanitation To Save Lives

Kiribati Must Urgently Prioritize Sanitation To Save Lives – UN Expert

Tarawa/Geneva (25 July 2012) – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to water and sanitation, Catarina de Albuquerque, called on the Government of Kiribati to address the human…

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Added by Stacey King on July 27, 2012 at 4:50pm — No Comments

Mystery crabs wash up in Hawaii

ABC RADIO AUSTRALIA - Pacific Beat

Updated 25 July 2012, 13:20 AEST

On the beaches of Hawaii thousands of mysterious crabs have washed ashore.

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Added by Stacey King on July 26, 2012 at 8:57pm — No Comments

Scepticism over Niuean return plan

ABC RADIO AUSTRALIA Pacific Beat Updated 26 July 2012, 18:44 AEST

Niueans living in New Zealand could be sceptical about attempts to get them to eventually return to the island.

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Added by Stacey King on July 26, 2012 at 8:51pm — No Comments

$3m jetty to benefit Rabi Islanders

FIJI TIMES ONLINE Salaseini Vosamana Wednesday, July 25, 2012

THE construction of the Rabi Jetty on Vanua Levu is expected to be completed by next week.

Fiji Roads Authority spokesman Mike Rudge said yesterday work on the jetty would stimulate economic activity for the Banaban people.

"The contractors of the $3 million project recently experienced delays in the overseas procurement of material and that's why work is still in…

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Added by Stacey King on July 25, 2012 at 9:16am — No Comments

UN expert heads to Kiribati



 

UN expert on right to safe drinking water and sanitation heads to Kiribati

TARAWA / GENEVA (20 July 2012) – United Nations Special Rapporteur Catarina de Albuquerque continues her country missions in the Pacific and will visit Kiribati from 23 to 26 July 2012 to examine the situation of the human right to water and sanitation. Her mission will…

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Earhart searchers set sail, hoping to solve mystery - Kiribati atoll of Nikumaroro

July 04 July , 2012|By Oskar Garcia, Associated Press…
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Added by Stacey King on July 17, 2012 at 11:48am — 3 Comments

Baby steps for Rabi women

 FIJI TIMES ONLINE Kuini Waqasavou Monday, July 16, 2012

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Good Start for Fiji’s Delegation to the 11th Pacific Festival of Arts

THE JET ONLINE - FIJI COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER

Good start!" That was the comment from the Minister of Education Mr. Filipe Bole after the Fijian delegation to the 11th Pacific Festival of the Arts was accorded a traditional welcome by the Fiji community in Honiara last Saturday (30/06/12).

"For us, you know it was just like coming home. They have prepared the reception very well. They made the arrival here more like a home arrival", Minister Bole said. The 120 plus delegation from…

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Albert Cove, Rabi Island -June 21 to June 24 2012



Lardo's Dream blog


We met Panea, a seventy year old man originally from Tuvalu who had moved with his family to Kioa Island, Fiji as a young boy. Panea’s mother delivered him in a…
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Added by Stacey King on July 5, 2012 at 8:53am — No Comments

Nauru trying to combat water levels and safety issues

ABC RADIO AUSTRALIA - PACIFIC BEAT  Updated 4 July 2012, 9:57 AEST

Water and sanitation issues in Nauru are complex and challenging.…

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Rabi Island stopover by Cataraman 'Downtime' June 30 2012

Saturday, June 30, 2012

Rabi Island…

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Catch Banan Rabi radio programe tonight 9.30pm FIJI TIME with update Banaban Rehabilitation progress

Mauri,

 The main item in our radio programme today will be about RCL's rehabilitation roadmap and their recent trip to Kiribati. Cr. Manate Tabakea will be provide the necessary information on this topic. The programme will also feature music from Titau Chet, a renowned musician, who passed away last Tuesday. I am also delighted to inform you of an emerging artist, Biara Touakin, who has kindly provided 2 tracks from his album to be played on Banan Rabi tonight. 

 Our usual…

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Added by Stacey King on July 2, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

First flight for Banaban dancers

Tevita Vuibau Saturday, June 30, 2012

Fiji delegates to the 11th Festival of the Pacific Arts in the Solomons leave Suva for Nadi yesterday.Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU

FOR 15 students of Rabi High School on Vanua Levu showcasing their culture at the 11th Festival of Pacific Arts is a twofold…

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Added by Stacey King on July 1, 2012 at 7:52pm — 1 Comment

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