Government invests in postal operations annually

The government injects about $200,000 annually to subsidize postal operations in maritime areas.

September 6, 2023 6:24 am


Copra industry is suffering: Rayalu

The copra industry in the Lau Group has been suffering for decades now.

August 29, 2023 12:14 pm


Comprehensive disaster management plan is vital: Ditoka

Minister for Rural and Maritime Development Sakiasi Ditoka is advocating for integrated village development and disaster management strategies to ensure safety and growth alignment.

August 29, 2023 9:38 am


Largest known Pacific Bat Roost found in Lau

The largest known cave roost of bats in the Pacific region has been discovered in Vanuabalavu, Lau, by a rapid assessment mission led by Conservation International in Fiji.

August 29, 2023 6:13 am


Yaroi still rebuilding from TC Harold

24 houses in Yaroi on Matuku Island in Lau were swept away by the tidal waves brought about by Tropical Cyclone Harold in 2020.

August 19, 2023 4:28 pm


We are indigenous to our own land: Banaban

Rabi Island Community Hub believes that the question of identity and the crisis of belonging are the main issues surrounding the ongoing “Vulagi” discussion.

August 19, 2023 4:13 pm


Ministry to administer rural development program

The Ministry of Rural and Maritime Development is going to administer three major development assistance programs targeted at rural and maritime areas.

August 14, 2023 3:25 pm


Marine resources are of great value, says Kamikamica

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Trade, Cooperatives, Small and Medium Enterprises, and Communications, Manoa Kamikamica, says Fiji’s marine resources and its services are worth over $2.5 billion per year.

February 9, 2023 12:20 pm


Sea cucumber harvest ban lift comes with conditions

The lifting of the ban on the harvesting of sea cucumber will be done with conditions says Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama.

June 18, 2022 4:45 pm


Protection of Ocean is everyone’s responsibility: Koroilavesau

Fisheries Minister Semi Koroilavesau has urged the nation to take action to protect our oceans.

June 8, 2022 4:30 pm


Ban on night spearfishing introduced in some islands in Lau

At least six out of the seven islands in the Lau group visited by a team from Conservation International Fiji and relevant stakeholders have agreed to introduce a ban on night spearfishing.

April 11, 2022 5:05 am


Minister Seruiratu and UN delegation depart for Lau

Minister for Rural and Maritime Development Inia Seruiratu departed Suva on Tuesday night for a field visit to villages in the Lau Group.

November 5, 2020 7:07 am

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