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Rabi and Taveuni will support Rotuma trade: PM

FBCL Saturday, March 19, 2011

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The Island of Rotuma has started its trade with Tuvalu with the sale of Dalo…

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Added by Ken Sigrah on March 19, 2011 at 8:05pm — No Comments

High demand for virgin oil for Rabi Women

FIJI TIME ONLINE Serafina Silaitoga Thursday, March 03, 2011

ALTHOUGH demand for virgin coconut oil produced by the women of Rabi has increased, the women remain concerned about the lack of facilities to help them produce more.

Banaban Women's group leader Terikano Takesau said her members have been pressured to meet demands, thus the extra hours of input.

"We are working from our own homes," she…

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Added by Ken Sigrah on March 3, 2011 at 6:59pm — No Comments

RABI LATEST DEVELOPMENTS 31 August 2010

On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 4:51 PM, Biara Touakin -touakinb@yahoo.com wrote:

N te Moanibong ae nako 23/8/10 ao a roko kaain te ITC man te Tautaeka ni Biiti ba a karaoa te internet service ibukiia te bota-n-aomata. A uoti aua (4) te computer ao teuana ana satelite antenna are a kateia i mainikun te Librari i Nuku. E bane aia makuri n te Kaonobong 28/8/10 ao a kitana…
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Added by Ken Sigrah on August 31, 2010 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

Nominations for Rabi by-elections

KATANOATA NAMBA 4

RCL BY-ELECTION 2010

Aikai aika a anga araia ibukin te rineaki n te rinerine (By-Election) aei 2010

Tabwewa Community:

General Seat

Biniati Sigrah

Burenikamaraia Terubea

Namatan Tearawa…

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Added by Ken Sigrah on July 10, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

AIDS emerging as real threat in Fiji

ABC RADIO AUSTRALIA Updated April 21, 2010 08:18:24

The UN Independent Commission on AIDS in the Pacific says that Fiji now has the second highest HIV/AIDS infection rate in the Pacific after PNG. The Commission On AIDS was established by UN AIDS as an independent body to gauge community response to HIV in the Pacific both at national and…

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Added by Ken Sigrah on April 21, 2010 at 9:28pm — No Comments

Rabi Diver Missing

Fijivillage.com 16 February, 2010 The Police Search and Rescue team are still looking for a 19yr old diver who went missing in the Bua waters yesterday.The diver originally from Rabi went to dive for beach-de-mer with a group of men when he was discovered missing.

Added by Ken Sigrah on February 16, 2010 at 7:06pm — No Comments

Vodafone expands footprint including Rabi

FIJI TIMES ONLINE Sat 13 February 2010

Being a monopoly player for a long while, Vodafone in many ways is leading the telecommunication industry in the provision of services.It has the largest retail chain -- some opening until 9pm -- a fully fledged customer care centre, it offers vehicle tracking, web top up, e-shop, and a "live agent chat" service through which any of their customers can contact Vodafone agents via internet chat.…

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Added by Ken Sigrah on February 13, 2010 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Phosphate Islanders Celebrate Brother and Sister Double Graduation

spasifikmag.com Wellington NZ

A Wellington brother and sister will celebrate their graduations from university over the next month, in a rare occasion for their small ethnic community.



Quentin Smith, aged 26, graduated from Massey University with a degree in Bachelor of Business Studies (Information Systems) this November and… Continue

Added by Ken Sigrah on December 28, 2009 at 8:43pm — 1 Comment

Islander work scheme bears no fruit

The Melbourne Age TOM HYLAND November 22, 2009

Lake Boga fruit grower Michael Tripodi blames red tape and costs for the failure of a plan to attract seasonal workers from struggling island nations. Photo: Craig Sillitoe



A PLAN to bring Pacific Islanders to work on Australian fruit farms has stalled, as red tape entangles a scheme initially hailed as a ''win-win'' for labour-starved growers and struggling island… Continue

Added by Ken Sigrah on November 22, 2009 at 7:04am — No Comments

Congratulations.

Mauri Teeira Biira,
Congratulations for being member number 600 of Banaban Voice. Hope you enjoy this site and also can contibute as in photos, news and views.

Teke raoi and keep in touch.

Ken.

Added by Ken Sigrah on August 29, 2009 at 8:01pm — No Comments

Newly elected and declared members of Rabi Council of Leaders, 24th May 2009

Tabwewa - Elders seat - Paulo Vanualailai. General seat- Manate Tabakea.
Uma -Elders seat -Teatu Rewi. General seat - Tebaia Tawita
Tabiang - Tiare Bureti; Iekerua Noere
Buakonikai -Takire Timeon; Titaku Tabuariki

See you next Friday when Chairman count down takes place.

Added by Ken Sigrah on April 25, 2009 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

Election Updates

Message #425 | 30-Jan-09, 16:55:45, GMT +10 | Perplexed

Banaban Message Board



Ken & Stacey



Congratulations for pegging the first milestone…..passing the first 100 members mark! It simply goes to show how popular and useful the website has become not only to the Banabans but also to the Non-Banabans who have taken your interest to heart. Looking forward to your achieving the next 100… Continue

Added by Ken Sigrah on January 30, 2009 at 8:14pm — 3 Comments

Ruth Rawson's aid work with SDA Rabi

Kam na mauri,



Aio ana reta Ruthy Rawson ni kaota ibukin ana waaki ni buoka nakon te SDA church I Nuku.



Ana waaki Ruthy aio ea tia Butau Bureitetau ni kabongana n te aro ni kewe ao ni kabuakaka inanon ana campaign.





Dear Rabi Council of Leaders,



Mauri from Albury, Australia.



I am writing to you to explain why and how the Nuku SDA community building was restored.



My name is Ruthy and in 1978 I worked as a teacher at…
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Added by Ken Sigrah on January 28, 2009 at 11:58am — 10 Comments

Bwanaan Rabi, Monday 5th January 2009.

Inanon ana kanako bwana Bwanaan Rabi nte Moanibong 5 bongin Tianuare 2009 ao aio ngkane kanoan te maroro.



Te kaoti iango irouia taan Rineaki ao taan Rinerine.



Ngai I kaoti iango naba mai iAotiteria ikai ao au koaua are i taekina nte tarebon nakon Bwanaan Rabi boni buokaia ara tia Rinerine ba ana kanga ni kinaia aia Kauntira aika na mate raoi rineakia:-



1. Rinea am Kauntira ae ata kainanom ngkoe ae ko aki mwakuri. E riai am Kauntira ni karekei itera aika kona ni… Continue

Added by Ken Sigrah on January 5, 2009 at 11:24pm — No Comments

Islander work scheme bears no fruit

The Melbourne Age TOM HYLAND November 22, 2009

Lake Boga fruit grower Michael Tripodi blames red tape and costs for the failure of a plan to attract seasonal workers from struggling island nations. Photo: Craig Sillitoe



A PLAN to bring Pacific Islanders to work on Australian fruit farms has stalled, as red tape entangles a scheme initially hailed as a ''win-win'' for labour-starved growers and struggling island… Continue

Added by Ken Sigrah on November 30, 1999 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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Homecoming to Banaba

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Slides of Banaba from the 1960's

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Ken

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