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SC Fiji: It’s important to listen to children

ABOUT 40 children are attending a three-day workshop focused on bringing to the forefront their voices on the Natural Disaster Management Act. Save the Children Fiji’s (SC Fiji) Child-Centered Disaster Risk Reduction Project (CDRR) is...

Reading inspires and ignites imagination within children

IN commemoration of World Book Day yesterday, author booths and book activities were set up in Rakiraki town to remind students of the importance of reading. The Education ministry also set up reading activities and prizes that students could win by answering questions, performing speeches and reciting poetry and other literary works. Fiji’s Attorney General...

New Methodist sponsors best gospel category at music awards

THE New Methodist Christian Fellowship has come on board to sponsor the best gospel category at this year’s Fiji Performing Rights Association (FPRA) Music Awards next month. An amount of $5000 was given by the New Methodist Christian Fellowship for this year’s FPRA music awards and sponsorship for the best gospel category will be done...

Sports minister impressed with rural schools

GOVERNMENT is committed to the development of sports in rural schools.

Salsa for health

MEDICAL Services Pacific (MSP) a Non-Governmental Organization is in need of a new sterilizer machine worth of $10,000 to enable them to conduct improved prenatal scanning in remote rural areas.

Coca Cola Games: ACS defends title

IT was a back to back win for the girls from Adi Cakobau School after defending the overall girls division at the 2018 Coca-Cola Games at the ANZ Stadium this evening. [Story & Video]

Coca Cola Games: Tuvusa rerun in question

DESPITE repeated announcements there would be a re-run to the senior boys 200m finals, a decision is still to be made.

Coca Cola Games: ACS takes first gold of Day 2

ASINATE Kasowaqa took her second gold of the Coca Cola Games and the first one of Day 2 when she won the senior girls triple jump competition this morning.

COCA COLA GAMES: Some athletes did not qualify

SOME athletes running in today’s Coca Cola Games did not meet the official qualifying standards. The Fiji Times understands that at least one athlete from a Tailevu school who qualified from his zone to compete at the Coca Cola Fiji Finals in the 100m and 200m is listed in the official programme as a 400m...

DYON project tests students skills

THE Kaila! Design Your Own Newspaper (DYON) Competition makes students put their writing, photography and creative skills to test and many who usually doubt such skills actually come out successful through the competition. This was the view of Nadia Bano who was the editor of the Kamil Muslim College DYON team in 2011. Ms Bano...

Winning formula RKS Eels beat Lelean in U19 rugby league final

IT was sweet victory for the under-19 Ratu Kadavulevu School side as they crushed Lelean Memorial School in a 20-4 victory during the Fiji Secondary Schools Rugby League competition last week. The Lelean side, who were last year’s defending champions couldn’t maintain another win this year as the RKS Eels proved stronger during the final...

High level of junk foods

RIMARY school students between the ages of five to 14 years indulged in salty and sweet snacks, sugary drinks and savouries with 38 per cent snacking right after breakfast and 53 per cent after lunch. This was highlighted by the President Jioji Konrote at the 34th Session of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the...

Learn from a scientist program

NATUREFIJI-MAREQETIVITI Learn from a scientist program enables nature enthusiasts to learn about the different endemic and endangered species found in Fiji. The program raises public awareness of Fiji’s biodiversity with the focus on biodiversity of Fijian forest and wetland ecosystem. NatureFiji-MareqetiViti director Nunia-Thomas Moko said through the program that range from a few hours to...

Book club fosters kids’ growth

A BOOK club for children is growing steadily as founder Mariana Waqa continues diligently with her work among children at Nanuku Settlement in Vatuwaqa. Ms Waqa came up with the idea in the hopes of empowering children and build their self-confidence through books. The kids were encouraged to listen and actively participate through comprehension questions...

Students learn the work of Parliament

BEQA Yanuca Secondary was one of the latest schools that were visited by Parliament Bus Programme team last week. The students were told how important it was to know their representatives in Parliament (MPs) Speaking on behalf of the students, Year 11 student Vasenai Baravilala said most of the young people nowadays do not know...

Get set for the annual school games

THE annual Coca-Cola Fiji Secondary Schools National Athletics Championships is here! It’s that time of the year that students, former scholars and their family members look forward to as someone from their family, school or even village would be taking part in the biggest athletics meet in the country. This weekend marks yet another important...

Gau Secondary School rules at Maritime Zone

Gau Secondary School reigned supreme during the Fiji Secondary Schools Athletics Association Maritime Zone at the ANZ Stadium in Suva on Monday. Gau Secondary took home the overall title for the Maritime Zone bagging 15 gold medals, six silver medals and one bronze in the track and field events. Yasawa North Secondary School took out...

BMS, RSMS on top

Ratu Sukuna Memorial School and Ballantine Memorial School won their respective divisions at the 2018 Suva Zone 1 competition at the ANZ Stadium in Suva last week. RSMS boys bagged nine gold, 12 silver and seven bronze medals. Nasinu Secondary School, which has been a dominant force over the years, came in second with eight...

2018 Coca-Cola Games: Top two

OLYMPIAN and Athletics Fiji president Joseph Rodan tipped Ratu Kadavulevu School and Adi Cakobau School to win this year’s Coca-Cola Games. He said the inclusion of their athletes who recently returned from the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia would boost the teams’ campaign. Rodan said both schools had prepared well for the meet and...