News & Press

Boat Race Gala

October 3, 2012 10:35 pm


Thursday, October 04, 2012 by Tevita Vuibau

TRADITIONAL boat builders and sailors will take to the waters of the Suva foreshore on Saturday to take part in the Veitau Waqa event as part of a build-up to the Fiji Day celebrations.

Our Fourth Veitau Waqa Event

August 18, 2012 3:20 am


Veitau Waqa

Come Share in the Fijian Sailing Cultural Experience!

racing

When: Saturday, 6 October, 2012, 9 am – 4 pm

Where: Suva City Carpark Foreshore

Baby Sea Turtles Hatch on Yanuca Island, Fiji

April 9, 2012 6:36 pm


YANUCA ISLAND, FIJI – Sireli Kago, the Serua Province Coordinator for Pacific Blue Foundation, reported that ten sea turtles have been coming onto Wainidubu beach to lay eggs since the end of December, 2011.

Illegal Fishing Worries Chief

March 24, 2012 10:22 pm


Saturday, March 24, 2011, Serelisoni Moceica

SERUA chief Ratu Peni Latianara is concerned about illegal fishing within his province’s traditional fishing grounds.

He said the qoliqoli was a source of life and income for the people of Serua and surrounding areas.

Islanders Learn for Their Future

March 22, 2012 10:13 pm


  • Fiji Times, Tuesday, March 22, 2011 by Paula Tagivetaua

ONE of the best things to happen for people of the tikina (district) of Totoya in Lau was a one-week fisheries community awareness workshop at Tovu from March 8-11.

Thank You For Celebrating Fijian Tradition with Pacific Blue Foundation

February 17, 2012 1:59 am


Thanks to your support and interest, our third Veitau Waqa racing event at Suva Harbour on Saturday, 15 October 2011, was a success! Over 700 individuals were captivated by the revival of Fijian tradition as 16 sailors set out to compete in the double sailor and single sailor races.

Looking Forward, Fiji Turns to Its Past

February 3, 2012 5:57 pm


The New York Times, Friday, February 3, 2012 by Ginanne Brownell

SUVA, FIJI — Though it has been more than 15 years since Korovou Vakaloloma built a traditional Fijian canoe, he does not need to refer to any blueprints.

Looking Forward, Fiji Turns To Its Past – Fijian Sailing Culture in The New York Times

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The New York Times, Friday, February 3, 2012 by Ginanne Brownell

SUVA, FIJI — Though it has been more than 15 years since Korovou Vakaloloma built a traditional Fijian canoe, he does not need to refer to any blueprints.

Traditional Fijian Canoes Take Part in Annual Boat Race

October 16, 2011 5:57 pm


Fiji Times, Sunday, October 16, 2011 by Arin Kumar

EIGHT traditional Camakau outrigger canoes took part in this year’s Veitau Waqa – The Boat Lives race at the Suva Foreshore yesterday.

This was the third year of the annual event and organisers say the number of entries increases every year.

Traditional Fijian Canoes Take Part in Annual Boat Race

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Fiji Times, Sunday, October 16, 2011 by Arin Kumar

EIGHT traditional Camakau outrigger canoes took part in this year’s Veitau Waqa – The Boat Lives race at the Suva Foreshore yesterday.

This was the third year of the annual event and organisers say the number of entries increases every year.