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Stacey King's Blog – December 2013 Archive (5)

Coconut replanting program to generate income

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.



Added by Stacey King on December 21, 2013 at 7:59pm — No Comments

Banabans celebrate

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…


Added by Stacey King on December 21, 2013 at 7:56pm — No Comments

Banaban people urged to work together: Fiji Minister

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…


Added by Stacey King on December 21, 2013 at 7:53pm — No Comments

Island ice plant brings benefits

Fiji Times Online Salaseini Moceiwai Friday, December 20, 2013

PRINCIPAL fisheries officer northern Joji Vakawaletabua says the ice plant on Rabi Island has not only benefited the island but also fishermen from Taveuni and Vanua Levu.

Mr Vakawaletabua said yesterday the plant was being used well since its opening early this…


Added by Stacey King on December 21, 2013 at 7:28pm — 1 Comment

Fiji ready for Kiribati: PM

Fiji News 07:20 Yesterday

PM Voreqe Bainimarama speaks to delegates at the 9th Pacific Islands Conference on Conservation and Protected Areas Taken from/By: FBC News 

Report by: Apisalome Coka

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says some or all of the people of Kiribati may have…


Added by Stacey King on December 10, 2013 at 8:16pm — No Comments

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