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Louisa eyes NZ spot

Fiji secondary schools champion sprinter is running towards becoming the first Fijian to be selected into the New Zealand Black Ferns 7s team. Louisa Tabuilagi has exchanged her track shoes for rugby boots and has...

27th September

WOWS Kids ambassador shaves head

Despite exceeding his pledge of $1000 and raising $1700 for the Shave It or Save It campaign, WOWS Kids Fiji ambassador Pita Waqavonovono still opted to shave his head. The 31-year-old had earlier posted a Facebook status as a challenge to determine how many would agree to him shaving his head. After receiving more than...

25th September

Baber in for WOWS

Fiji 7s coach Gareth Baber has pledged his support for WOWS Kids Fiji. Baber has registered for the “Great WOWS Walk” where he will be walking 50km in 14 days to raise funds for the welfare of Fijian children diagnosed and living with cancer. He said the COVID-19 pandemic and the interactions he had with...

24th September

Water safety fair attracts 100-plus participants

More than 130 participants took part in the Water- Safety Fair organised by the Babale Swimming Club at the Damodar City Aquatic Centre in Suva today. Club president John Miller said despite it being a one day fair, the numbers were encouraging and the kids did learn a lot. “We hope it (the fair) can...

23rd September

$5k boost for kids cancer charity

Support for children battling cancer received a boost yesterday when Ray Pharmaceuticals celebrated World Pharmacists Day by gifting $5000 to Walk On Walk Strong (WOWS) Kids Fiji. Company director Zaheera Cassim said they had added cancer awareness to their annual campaign, in addition to awareness on non-communicable diseases. “Early detection is the most crucial factor...

Fiji football trials for U16, U19

The national U16 and U19 trials commence today at the Fiji FA Academy ground in Ba. “We are bringing in over 60 players for the national U16 and U19 trials during this week-long school holidays,” said chief executive officer Mohammed Yusuf. “We have scheduled our program in a way that these players also get ample...

Reflection

Upon reaching the venue for the Vunilagi Book Club, I was glad that Nic helped me get safely to the church. I can’t help but feel overwhelmed by the enthusiasm of the children who were carrying around with them books and paper on which they had drawn rather beautiful pictures. Reading to Class 2 students...

Art is as precious as our life

Art involves the process of creating, exploring, discovering, and experimenting. Art matters the same way language matters. It is a component of what makes us uniquely human. Art creation allows children to work through their feelings and emotions and referring to a finished piece of artwork helps a child talk about feelings in a new...

School of arts

KAILA! caught up with the founder of Moana Loa Performing Arts Centre, Ateca Ravuvu, and this is what she has to say about her arts centre. Ms Ravuvu began her dance journey in 2002 and has been taught in jazz, ballet, and contemporary dance by various teachers from the Pacific and outside of the Pacific....

22nd September

Special kids day out

Special Olympics Fiji hosted its first event of the year after a post COVID-19 tournament with their Traditional and Unified Netball and Football tournament at the FMF Gymnasium in Suva yesterday. Hosting 14 teams from around the country, Special Olympics Fiji football coordinator Nischal Karan said winning was not key at this year’s tournament, but...

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