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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.
Added by Stacey King on July 2, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
PACIFIC BEAT ABC RADIO AUSTRALIA Updated 14 June 2012, 11:10 AEST
The Rabi Council of Leaders has denied there are plans to re-open phosphate mining on Banaba Island in Kiribati.
Listen to Radio Interview:…Continue
by Terikano Takesau, Rabi Fiji
Banaban Child Welfare desperately need assistance to help the 50 disadvantaged children on Rabi have access to education 2012.
Whether it be in cash, books, school bags, pens ,rulers...etc. Some of these children are orphans of single parent, disabled, etc should you have a heart for these children.
We have fundraised but whatever we have collected is not enough to cater for all of them.
Let us help make a change in the lives of…Continue
by Terikano Takesau
Baraniko-42, Muritio-33, Taratai-14, Timon Aneri-143
Tabiteuea Maiaki= Tab-South: Tebuai Uaai-365, Titabu-310
Kabetite-172, Matiota Kairo-258
Amberoti Nikora-187, Bauteiti-90, Martin Moreti-283
Nikunau= Kamean-208, Kim'a-69, Moote-395, Riimeta…Continue
Added by Morineti Harry Moses Nemia on October 24, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Have always heard about it by my great generations
Read in books in libraries…Continue
Added by Tekanuea Tabao. on August 29, 2011 at 11:14pm — No Comments
THE need to carry out rehabilitation works on houses that were damaged by Hurricane Tomas last year was one of the concerns raised by the people of Rabi to the Commissioner Northern Lieutenant Colonel Ilai Moceica's visit to the island last week.
This was relayed to The Fiji Times by one of the members of Cakaudrove Provincial Council member Terikano Takesau.
Mr Takesau said a total of 62 houses…Continue
With the world focus now on Virgin Coconut Oil and Banaban Women's efforts on Rabi to get a commerical venture up and running I would also like to remind all Banabans that you also have one of the greatest cultural assets already within your grasp - Ka maimai
Ka maimai mainly in crystalize sugar form is now in huge demand. I hope to launch a range of TRADITIONAL coconut related food products in the future naturally sweetened with Ka…Continue
Nature Pacific Pty Ltd is sponsoring a new dedicated Rabi High School site and blog for the teachers and administrators of the school:
Links to the new site will be available via Banaban Voice and main banaban.com sites
This new page will be administered by Tutu Atauea and provide a direct computer link to the high school. Hoping that this new page can also be used by the…Continue
Added by Stacey King on February 10, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Attached is a copy of the advertisement that appeared in the Saturday issue of the Fiji Sun. Click on the following links to access the application package. Reminder, all application packages are to be in Hawaii by the due dates.…Continue
Added by Stacey King on October 25, 2010 at 11:09am — No Comments
Dear Fellow Banabans,
Greetings to you all, yes I guess things are moving at a very fast pace that I need to update all of you in regard our meeting with the Kiribati Government.
From the onset, RCL in 2009 clearly defined its April Meeting a resolution to rehabilitate Ocean Island. The resolution passed seeks the majority mandate of the Banaban people from all of the four…Continue
Biara Touakin 4.17pm Monday 13 Sept 2010
Another accident at Buakonikai. A council truck driven by Saiyasi from Buakonikai veered off the road and fell over the cliff…Continue
The names of those who were killed on Banaba during World War II are now available on the main Banaban website at: http://www.banaban.com/contents/en-us/d269_banaba-ocean-island-war-dead.html
The Report from the committee…Continue
Added by Stacey King on July 20, 2010 at 11:39am — No Comments
The Rabi Hounor Rolls of the first Rabi Settlers was published in ‘Banaba/Ocean Island News –Special 50th Anniversary Edition, December 1995 (as provided by Rabi Island Interim Administration)
This historial list and document has now been posted to the main Banaban website at:…Continue
Added by Stacey King on July 19, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments
Theresa Ralogaivau FIJI TIMES ONLINE Saturday, July 03, 2010
L-R: Rabi Council Chairman - Dr Paulo Vanualailai, Banaba Rehabilitation Co-ordinator - Peter Crowley, Kiribati High Commissioner to Fiji - Reteta Rimon, Banaba Rehabilitation member - Ken Sigrah meeting in Suva to discuss Banaban plans to rehabilitate and restore the homeland - Banaba, previously known as Ocean…Continue
Added by Biara Touakin on June 7, 2010 at 1:29pm — No Comments
Added by Stacey King on May 10, 2010 at 11:32am — No Comments