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UK puts up its hand in the Pacific - About time!

ABC RADIO AUSTRALIA

Updated 9 October 2012, 12:00 AEST

The annual meeting of the secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme wound up recently.…

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Added by Stacey King on October 10, 2012 at 8:56am — No Comments

Rabi Women Want Better Medical Facilities

Women on Rabi Island suffer similar fate as those on other maritime islands when it is time to give birth – they have to leave their homes and travel to hospitals on the mainland. Rabi women, who made their submissions to the Constitution Commission at the weekend, said they needed to have $100 to travel to  Savusavu Hospital to seek medical help.

Social worker, Terikano Takesau said the island has a health centre, a doctor and a nurse, yet, the women are told to…

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Added by Stacey King on October 8, 2012 at 6:31pm — No Comments

Rabi women seek help

By JOELENE TUIMOALA…

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Added by Stacey King on October 8, 2012 at 6:22pm — No Comments

People of Rabi Island concern on not receiving many scholarships





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Rabi Women Inadequate health services highlighted

FijiVillage.com

Publish date/time: 06/10/2012 [16:20]

 

While holding consultations in Rabi Island today the commission received a submission from two women groups who raised concern about lack of proper facilities for them on the…

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Added by Stacey King on October 7, 2012 at 9:31am — No Comments

Students access first library centre

 LUKE RAWALAI Friday, September 28, 2012

FOLLOWING the celebration of National Library Week in the Buca Bay area, the students, including those on the islands of Rabi and Kioa, now have access to a library centre. While opening the centre, roko tui Cakaudrove Ro Aca Mataitini lauded the Library Services of Fiji for having the insight to include such a service for students within Kama District.

“The onus is upon the community to make use of the service because the books are now…

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Added by Stacey King on October 2, 2012 at 7:37am — 1 Comment

Banaban Women - Shop for items

FIJI TIMES ONLINE SERAFINA SILAITOGA Friday, September 21, 2012

WOMEN of Rabi Island want the new constitution to recognise the need to expose their talents through the marketing of their products.

Rabi Island councillor Titaku Kabung said the women on her island needed a lot of empowerment and government support was imperative.

“That is why we will make known to the Constitution Commission this essential need of our women in…

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Added by Stacey King on September 25, 2012 at 12:01pm — No Comments

'Shark Rescued Me As I Drifted In The Pacific,' Claims Policeman Toakai Teitoi

The Huffington Post UK  |  By  …

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Added by Stacey King on September 17, 2012 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

8 beacons for new jetty on Rabi

FIJI TIMES ONLINE Salaseini Vosamana Friday, September 14, 2012

EIGHT navigational beacons are expected to be installed in the Rabi and Kioa regions on Vanua Levu to assist ships travelling to and from the area.

Fiji Roads Authority (FRA) acting director John Luveniyali yesterday said the contractor, Pacific Building Solutions (PBS) had so far set up three beacons.

"The installation of the beacons is part of the Rabi Jetty…

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Added by Stacey King on September 14, 2012 at 9:25pm — No Comments

FROM RABI TO TAIWAN – WHAT A JOURNEY!

Columban Fathers - Missionary Society of St. Columban - Columban Fr. Pat Colgan lives and works in Fiji. | September 5, 2012 

On Thursday, August 9, 2012, a group of about 250 priests, lay missionaries, Companions in Mission and Rabi islanders boarded the Lomaiviti Princess for the long journey to Rabi, the home and place of ordination of the newest Columban priest, Taaremon Matauea. During the 20 hour voyage, we stopped at the ports of…
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Added by Stacey King on September 7, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Nauru responds to a new Australian report on asylum seekers

Australia's Prime Minsiter says asylum seekers could be sent to Nauru and Papua New Guinea for processing within a month.…

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Added by Stacey King on August 15, 2012 at 8:31am — No Comments

Manus Island welcome's proposed detention centre reopening

ABC RADIO AUSTRALIA Updated 14 August 2012, 16:46 AEST

The news that Australia wants to reopen its mothballed detention centre on PNG's Manus Island has been welcomed by the province's new Governor.…

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Added by Stacey King on August 15, 2012 at 8:27am — No Comments

Korieta from Uma, Rabi Island relishes his big moment

FIJI TIMES ONLINE Emoni Narawa Saturday, July 28, 2012

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Added by Stacey King on August 12, 2012 at 10:53pm — No Comments

Rabi Island to get own ice plant

FIJILIVE

An ice plant will be erected on the island of Rabi and should be ready by next year.



Ministry of Fisheries and Forests permanent secretary Inoke Wainiqolo told FijiLive the new ice plant in Rabi is to assist fishermen maintain the freshness of their fish before selling it to the market.



Wainiqolo said other maritime islands that have ice plants include Kadavu, Vanua Balavu, Lakeba and Vanua Levu.



“The islands are…

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Added by Stacey King on August 8, 2012 at 6:24pm — No Comments

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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Added by Stacey King on July 23, 2012 at 9:34am — No Comments

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