150th anniversary: Preserving the Times

National Archives of Fiji senior conservator Taito Raione (middle) with fellow conservators Makelesi Rokoleka (left) and Salanieta Rakarau. Picture: MATILDA SIMMONS

FOR 30 years Taito Raione laboured with care as he handled many historic papers and documents that contained Fiji’s rich history. From the first i-Taukei language Bible to original diaries of missionaries who stepped foot on our shores in the early 18th and 19th century, it’s a work that has become a labour of love. […]

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