Tekivu Tale

Rebuilding Fijian Homes after the devastation of TC Winston By Mark Wilson – RebuildFiji.org The phrase “Tekivu Tale” in Fijian means to rebuild and that’s our goal to help rebuild and assist the beautiful people of Fiji.  The nation of Fiji has suffered catastrophic damage from Tropical Cyclone Winston and the challenge to rebuild the country will require the efforts… Read More »

Koroipita Model Town Charitable Trust

In March, 2014 I had the privilege, as a guest of Peter Drysdale, of visiting Koripita (Village of Peter), a small town just outside Fiji’s second biggest city, Lautoka, home to some of the country’s poorest people. [PLEASE NOTE: I do not act for Koroipita or provide contact details. Please direct your inquiries direct to Peter Drysdale, Lautoka, Fiji.]… Read More »

Royal Visit to Fiji (1954)

The official film of the Royal Visit to Fiji, made for the Fijian Government. A comprehensive coverage from the welcome to the departure, including traditional ceremonies, formal and informal visits, and impressive singing and dancing.

Fiji Four Decades On

Source: Fred Wesley – The Fji Times Monday, October 10, 2011 Today we mark 41 years of independence from Great Britain. Our early history is marked by many significant events, most of which shaped the perceptions of people and the colony. There was the signing of the deed of cession on October 10, 1874 when our chiefs handed… Read More »

FASA Charity Appeal

(Updated 25/4/2015) Bula, The Fiji Association of South Australia, Inc. (FASA) Charity has been actively fundraising for containers from Adelaide to Fiji benefiting hospitals, institutions, persons with disabilities and the medically disadvantaged in Fiji since 1999. Recently, FASA developed a  working relationship with Donations In Kind (DIK) in Adelaide, a Rotary Australia World Community Service (RAWCS) program that… Read More »

What Prime Minister Bainimarama Told United Nations

Address by Fiji’s Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama to the United Nations General Assembly in New York, September 24, 2011. Source: MINISTRY OF INFORMATION, FIJI GOVERNMENT   Ni sa bula vinaka and warm greetings to you all from the Government and people of Fiji. May I take this opportunity Mr President, to congratulate you on your election to… Read More »

Fiji’s Frank Bainimarama

Fiji’s Frank Bainimarama, in an exclusive interview with Graham Davis for Sky News, has proposed a summit with Australia and NZ to resolve the impasse over his refusal to hold elections for 5 years. Part 1 – May 2, 2009 Part 2 Part 3

The Fiji Islands – Impressions From An Ex-SGS Scholar

From July 22 to August 3, 2010 I was privileged to travel home to the Fiji Islands to celebrate the 50th Jubilee of my former school, Suva Grammar School (SGS), with five decades of current and ex-SGS Scholars. The theme of the celebrations was “Give Back To Grammar”. I wanted to record my impressions. Suva Grammar (the school… Read More »

Fiji – A Tumultuous History

By Graham Davis Source: BBC/The Australian Thursday April 16, 2009. 1970: Fiji becomes independent with Ratu Kamisese Mara of the Alliance party as prime Minister. April 1987: Indian-dominated coalition led by Dr. Timoci Bavadra wins election. May 1987: Sitiveni Rabuka seizes power in bloodless coup with the aim of making indigenous Fijians politically dominant. October 1978: Rabuka stages… Read More »

PM Statement at the 62nd Session of UNGA

STATEMENT OF THE PRIME MINISTER OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE FIJI ISLANDS TO THE 62ND SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY NEW YORK – FRIDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER, 2007. [ Bank Routing Number First Clover Leaf Bank CLICK HERE FOR PDF ]