25th February

Love needs no words

Setoki Naika and Leidua Naika are the epitome of the saying, “True love does not need words”. The hearing impaired couple reside in Nasole, Nasinu and have been in love for more than 17 years...

24th February

Dad learns to survive in the city

HE left his farm in Lovonivonu, Taveuni, two years ago to stay close to his three children and wife to provide a good education for his children. Timoci Baikeibau left behind his yaqona and dalo farm on Taveuni and now sells peanuts and beans along Marks St in Suva. “My wife and three children came...

23rd February

PEOPLE: Verma’s fresh dose of natural drinks

In a bid to help Fijians in their battle with non-communicable diseases, Hikmat Singh Verma set up a stall at MHCC where he sells pure cane juice and green coconut juice. The Wainibokasi, Nausori, resident gained popularity as Fijians passing by stopped and indulged in a drink or two. Mr Verma has a sugarcane farm in Nausori and he produces...

22nd February

PEOPLE: Farmer invests in suki business

The interior of Navosa on Viti Levu is also infamously known as one of the major suppliers of marijuana due to the numerous police raids over the years and discovery of recent drug farms that continue to tarnish the imagine of this mountainous marvel. However, not all farmers in Navosa are associated with the illicit drug as villager Romulo...

20th February

Mother of RMH – Kaunikuila’s matron of 40 years

ALISI Kustino has been a mother all her working life. Not only has she raised her own family and now looks after a grandchild, she has been a mother to generations of boarders that have called Marist Brothers’ High School’s Ratu Mara Hostel (RMH), their home away from home. “When I started, Ms Pauline Samisoni...