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Sport: Canberra Raiders launch rugby league academy in Fiji

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Kelly Clarke: Sydney woman dies of unknown medical condition on Fiji honeymoon

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Kelly Clarke: Sydney woman dies of unknown medical condition on Fiji honeymoon


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Canberran duo named in the Australian Schoolboys to face Fiji

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Canberran duo named in the Australian Schoolboys to face Fiji


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Two powerful earthquakes strike just off coast of holiday island Fiji

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Two powerful earthquakes strike just off coast of holiday island Fiji


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Fiji Airways flight forced back to Auckland 'due to oxygen shortage'

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Fiji Airways flight forced back to Auckland 'due to oxygen shortage'


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Pacific Artist in Residence awarded to Fijian curator

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Pacific Artist in Residence awarded to Fijian curator


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NZ appoints new Fiji high commissioner

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NZ appoints new Fiji high commissioner


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  • Sport: Canberra Raiders launch rugby league academy in Fiji
    Sport: Canberra Raiders launch rugby league academy in Fiji

    , radionz.co.nz

    The Canberra Raiders National Rugby League club have launched a schoolboy academy in Fiji. Recruitment Manager Peter Mulholland said the club hosted the Fijian schoolboys side in Canberra earlier this year and built a relationship with some of the teachers on tour. He said the idea for an academy in Fiji came to him during a long drive and his belief that that "the Pacific Islands, I think, are the greatest opportunity the game has got to expand"
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    Tags: Rugby Football |  Rugbyleague | 
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Politics & Government

  • Claims international public relations firm 'calls all the shots' for Fijian Government
    Claims international public relations firm 'calls all the shots' for Fijian Government

    , abc.net.au

    A global public relations firm has attempted to influence Fiji's diplomatic relationship with Australia and New Zealand on numerous occasions, according to two former Fijian public servants. Ewan Perrin, a former permanent secretary in the Bainimarama administration, told Background Briefing the international public relations firm Qorvis "calls the shots" on all government communications. Mr Perrin said he was sacked by the Fijian Government for his refusal to become a "lackey" for the firm, when he would not follow instructions to send a controversial email — the content of which had been drafted by a Qorvis consultant
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Sports

  • Sport: Canberra Raiders launch rugby league academy in Fiji
    Sport: Canberra Raiders launch rugby league academy in Fiji

    , radionz.co.nz

    The Canberra Raiders National Rugby League club have launched a schoolboy academy in Fiji. Recruitment Manager Peter Mulholland said the club hosted the Fijian schoolboys side in Canberra earlier this year and built a relationship with some of the teachers on tour. He said the idea for an academy in Fiji came to him during a long drive and his belief that that "the Pacific Islands, I think, are the greatest opportunity the game has got to expand"
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    Categories: Sports | 
    Tags: Rugby Football |  Rugbyleague | 
    Places: Oceania |  Australasia |  Australia |  New Zealand |  Fiji |  ACT |  Canberra | 

Health

  • Fiji promotes healthy eating via mobile phones
    Fiji promotes healthy eating via mobile phones

    , radionz.co.nz

    A new piece of technology promoting health eating is being rolled out to even the remotest islands of Fiji. It's hoped the My Kana app will help combat a rising tide of disease like diabetes and obesity with its easy to understand symbols and details about local foods. The app has been been developed by a team at the University of the South Pacific with Fiji's Ministry of Health
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    Categories: Health |  Travel & Recreation | 
    Places: New Zealand |  Fiji | 

Society & Culture

  • Kelly Clarke: Sydney woman dies of unknown medical condition on Fiji honeymoon
    Kelly Clarke: Sydney woman dies of unknown medical condition on Fiji honeymoon

    , abc.net.au

    An Australian woman has died of an unknown medical condition while on her honeymoon in Fiji. Sydney woman Kelly Clarke, 24, fell ill on Wednesday and was taken to hospital. After her condition deteriorated her family started a fundraising campaign to bring her home for further treatment, but she died on Friday night. Her husband Chase Clarke told Fairfax radio she was "outspoken, smart, courageous, and had the biggest heart"
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    Tags: Weddings |  Honeymoon |  Death & Dying |  Obituary |  Died | 
    Places: Oceania |  Australasia |  Australia |  Fiji | 

Education

  • Student from Fiji beaten on BHU campus, no arrest
    Student from Fiji beaten on BHU campus, no arrest

    , hindustantimes.com

    A foreign national student was allegedly beaten up on Friday evening by four unidentified students near faculty of art intersection on the Banaras Hindu University premises. Ragging could possibly be the reason behind the incident. According to police, which registered a case on Sunday, Munish Krushil, a native of Fiji, is a student of BA first year at the faculty of arts in BHU
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    Categories: Education | 
    Places: Fiji |  Asia |  S. Asia |  India | 

Science & Nature

  • Two powerful earthquakes strike just off coast of holiday island Fiji
    Two powerful earthquakes strike just off coast of holiday island Fiji

    , maltatoday.com.mt

    The USGS measured a 6.4 earthquake to the south of Fiji, and the southwest of Tonga, at 4:19pm Fiji Time on 26 September (Photo: USGS) The largest quake was recorded at a depth of 105km and struck just south of the Fijian islands, in the South Pacific. The smaller quake was registered 289km north of Ndoi island and was 579km deep, at 1
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    Categories: Science & Nature | 
    Places: Fiji |  Malta | 

Law & Crime

  • Fiji assessors find sedition accused not guilty, in split decision
    Fiji assessors find sedition accused not guilty, in split decision

    , radionz.co.nz

    A panel of assessors in Fiji has found 16 people accused of sedition not guilty, in a split majority decision. The verdict was handed down in the Lautoka High Court this afternoon, with three assessors finding the accused not guilty, while two said they were guilty. The case has been adjourned until next Friday when a judge will make his final ruling - he could rule against the assessors' verdict
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