Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

 

Pacific convenes protected areas workshop

Cakaulevu Reef in Fiji is one of the protected areas in the region. Photo: IUCN

APIA, Samoa – June 12, 2018: 3.10pm (IUCN): With the aim to strengthen the management and governance of protected areas in the Pacific region, close to one hundred participants from governments, Non Government Organisation (NGO) stakeholders and partners convened in Apia this week for the inception workshop of the second phase of the Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management (BIOPAMA) programme.


‘Eua airport works to start as Real Tonga laments losses

Photo: files

NUKU’ALOFA – June 12, 2018: 3.05pm(CH-AVIATION/Nuku’alofa Times): Tonga Airports Limited is now planning to start clearing overgrown trees around the airport complext at Kaufuna on ‘Eua Island.


Fiji, Georgia win first round matches at 2018 PNC

The Ikale Tahi on the attack against Geogia in Suva last weekend. They lost 15-16. Photo: OCEANIA RUGBY

By ALFRED TUIKORO TORA SUVA, Fiji – June 12, 2018: 11.20am (Nuku’alofa Times): Fiji and Georgia came up winners in the first round of the 2018 Pacific Nations Cup series here at the ANZ Stadium in Suva last weekend.


Wisdom talks

Ms Duituturaga of PIANGO (right) with partners for the meeting in Suva this week. Photo: PIANGO

Bid to revive wise traditions By ILAITI TURAGABECI SUVA, Fiji – June 12, 2018: 10.20am (Nuku’alofa Times/PIANGO): Traditional wisdom holders in the Pacific converge in Fiji’s capital Suva, this week in a bid to capture knowledge that’s fast disappearing in the islands.