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  1. All Blacks debutRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    George Moala will make a surprise start for the All Blacks in the Test against Samoa in Apia while three reserves are also in line to make their debut. All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has been forced to name a new-look team for the historic Test on Wednesday because of the unavailability of nearly half his initial squad of 41 named last month.

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  2. Newport Juniors end tour in styleRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    THE touring Newport Junior Rugby under-14 team retained the Bula Cup at Prince Charles Park in Nadi on Saturday. The visitors from Australia thrashed Nadi District School 28-8 in the feature match of their tour.

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  3. Group sews eco bagsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Fiji Times

    Koroipita Women's Group members Maria Biaokula, left, Maova Liku and Rohini Lata during a session of sewing eco bags that will be retailed as an alternative to plastic bags. Picture: LITIA MATHEWSELL WITH plastic waste taking hundreds of years to degrade at dump sites, the Koroipita Women's Group hope their home-sewn eco bags will inspire more environmentally-friendly shopping practices.

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  4. The rugby 'mission' to free a nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Fiji Times

    RUGBY unites a nation and motivates players to make extraordinary sacrifices in their desire to reach the peak of their sporting career. About 28 years ago, 20 Fijian players including some prominent members of the historic Fiji team to the 1987 Rugby World Cup, defied the wishes of the late President Ratu Sir Penaia Gaunilau, and undertook a two-month 'rebel' tour of South Africa.

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  5. All Blacks name Moala for debut in ApiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Age

    George Moala will make a surprise start for the All Blacks in the Test against Samoa in Apia while three reserves are also in line to make their debut. All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has been forced to name a new-look team for the historic Test on Wednesday because of the unavailability of nearly half his initial squad of 41 named last month.

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  6. Maori prepared for Fiji challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | RuggaWorld

    Travelling to Suva and facing Fiji on their own turf will be a major test for the Maori All Blacks according to coach Colin Cooper. reports Planet Rugby The side have won their last 18 matches going into next Saturday's international friendly as the Fijians begin their preparations for this year's Rugby World Cup.

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  7. Colin Cooper's New Zealand Maori side face tough challenge in FijiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 4 | Stuff.co.nz

    New Zealand Maori coach Colin Cooper faces plenty of challenges to get his side ready to face Fiji this Saturday. The first of those is the fact a large number of his squad were involved in Saturday night's Super Rugby final, the second is the loss of captain Charlie Ngatai to the All Blacks as they prepare to face Samoa.

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  8. Daunitutu challenges athletes to win gold in PNGRead the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | Fiji Times

    Inaugural Pacific Games gold medallist Suliasi Daunitutu has urged athletes participating in Papua New Guinea to perform their hearts out and "win the games." Daunitutu had been part of the national 15s team that took part in the formerly named South Pacific Games in Suva in 1963, the only year in which Fiji had won the regional meet.

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  9. Free entry to game between Lautoka, OvalauRead the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | Fiji Times

    Lautoka does not have an enclosed rugby and football playing facility available at the moment because the main venue Churchill Park is undergoing major renovations. Lautoka Rugby Union played its home matches against Tailevu at Ratu Cakobau Park in Nausori, against Macuata in Nadi and against Naitasiri at Theodore Park in Vatukoula.

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  10. Stay outRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Fiji Times

    Minister for Defence, National Security and Immigration Captain Timoci Natuva at the Government Buildings in Suva yesterday. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU THE decision to ban academic Prof Brij Lal from Fiji was the Government's collective view and one it won't reverse.

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  11. New NMW comes into effect tomorrowRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Fijilive

    The extension of the amnesty on declaration of offshore assets as announced by the Attorney General and Minister for Finance extends to the Reserve Bank Fiji and the Exchange Control Act and regulations it administers. Speaker of Parliament, Dr Jiko Luveni attended an Inter Parliamentary Union meet in Wellington last week at the invitation of the Speaker of the New Zealand Parliament, Rt.

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  12. The discovery of illegal weapons in FijiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Fiji Times

    Dr Tupeni Baba during an interview with The Fiji Times at his home in Suva on Tuesday last week. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU A MAJOR investigation was carried out by police in 1988, leading to the recovery of illegal weapons from different places in the Western Division.

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  13. Lifters aims to win Fiji's first goldRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 28 | Fiji Times

    The weightlifting team has setting their sights on winning the first gold medal for Fiji at the Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea next month. In an interview team coach Josefa Vueti said the players were in "high spirits" as they have been preparing for the event since last October.

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  14. Quarters finish for SenibuaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | Fiji Times

    Marist's Ana Seniloli spikes against Vatuwaqa in the women's final of the Marist Volleyball Tournament on Saturday. Picture: ATU RASEA The Lautoka-based team featured in the Marist volleyball tourney quarter-finals yesterday, with this year being only their second appearance.

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  15. Disasters have cost us US$630 million: AGRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | Fijilive

    Natural disasters in the last two decades have incurred an estimated cost of US$630 million, an average of around US$33 million per disaster. Fiji's Ministry of Sugar Industry Acting Permanent Secretary, Parmesh Chand yesterday briefed the 47th Session of the International Sugar Organisation Council in Antigua, Guatemala about capital projects undertaken by the industry.

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  16. Flights affectedRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | Fiji Times

    A MECHANICAL fault in a Fiji Airways aircraft resulted in the diversion of the Auckland flight to Nadi International Airport on Friday. Flight FJ430 was bound for Suva, however, made an unscheduled stop at the country's main airport following the disruption.

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  17. Pristine piece of paradise awaits purchaserRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The New Zealand Herald

    Elevated view of Yadua Island in Fiji's Mamanuca Island Group with artist's impression of possible tourism development inserted. The leasehold interest in a pristine and uninhabited island is for sale within the Mamanuca Island Group at the heart of Fiji's premier tourism sector, 36 kms to the west of Nadi.

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  18. OpportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Fiji Times

    Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum with Phoenix Coach Ernie Merrick after the welcome ceremony at Nadi International Airport yesterday. Picture: JAI PRASAD MEMBERS of the Vodafone Fiji football team that perform well against the Wellington Phoenix could get the opportunity of joining Roy Krishna playing professional soccer in New Zealand.

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  19. Stakeholders see growth in Fiji InternationalRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Fiji Times

    "It's actually a very lucrative, emerging tourism market for us, for golf tourists to come here and spend a whole lot more money," noted Tourism Minister, Faiyaz Koya at the Fijian Tourism Expo in Nadi this week. The Government has pumped about $8.6 million into a five-year agreement earlier signed with the PGA of Australia to host Fiji International tournaments, which is expected to leverage Fiji's appeal to markets, particularly those that traditionally, only view Fiji as a holiday destination.

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  20. Carry on: Orbit rebrands, new Fiji link, cheapest getaway city and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | NBR Newsroom

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