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Powerful Pacific earthquake triggers killer tsunami

At least 19 people have reportedly been killed in a tsunami that hit the South Pacific islands of Samoa and American Samoa.

And a number of Australians have been injured, the federal government said.

"The early reports don't suggest that any of them are very serious, but they are in hospital,'' parliamentary secretary for international development assistance Bob McMullan told Sky News.

All of them have been able to contact their own families directly and none of them… Continue

Added by koro on September 30, 2009 at 9:08am — No Comments

NOPE Article on Life at Rabi High School (NOPE is the acronym for Network of Pacific Educators), a network implemented by USP Institute of Education (IOE)

From: Navitalai Halofaki []

Sent: Friday, July 03, 2009 12:00 PM

To: 'Koroata O'Brien'

Subject: FW: NOPE Article on life at Rabi High School Fiji

From: [] On Behalf Of Teweiariki Teaero

Sent: Friday, July 03, 2009 11:18 AM


Subject: RE: NOPE Article on life at Rabi High School Fiji

Dear… Continue

Added by koro on July 3, 2009 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Rabi High aims to develop quality learners

Rabi High School is located in Tabiang with a total roll of 250 students.

The only secondary school on the island, offers classes from Forms One to Seven administered by a staff of 25.

The former site for the school was located at the Government station in Nuku which was opened in 1985 by the then British Ambassador.

It was a Junior Secondary School then having the first Principal who was a local (Banaban) by the name of Teiwaki Benaia.

The current… Continue

Added by koro on May 30, 2009 at 11:28am — 2 Comments

Fiji Local and Tuvaluans held by Somali Pirates


Wednesday, May 27, 2009

THE Fiji Government will approach the international community for assistance as the mother of Somali hostage and Fiji national Wayne Suliana pleads for his release.

Foreign Affairs acting deputy permanent secretary Sila Balawa said the Fiji missions in London and Brussels would be alerted to contact ACP and European Union counterparts for assistance in the release of Mr Suliana and the 11 Tuvaluans that were being held… Continue

Added by koro on May 27, 2009 at 6:51am — 1 Comment


Visiting Rabi and Ocean Island

Started by brian russell in Banaban Issues. Last reply by Stacey King Apr 16, 2020. 7 Replies

Homecoming to Banaba

Started by Christina Maree Buchanan in Banaban Issues Jun 27, 2019. 0 Replies

Slides of Banaba from the 1960's

Started by Dominic Kaukas in Banaban Issues. Last reply by Stacey King Jun 13, 2019. 1 Reply



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