Group C Preview

The 2014 edition of the OFC Champions League is the largest we’ve seen in 12 years and potentially the most anticipated as 12 sides compete for the ultimate prize – a ticket to the 2014 FIFA Club World Cup in Morocco. The group stage, being held in Lautoka and Ba in Fiji, has seen the…

Media comes to the fore in Fiji

Fiji’s Tanoa Waterfront Hotel played host to a UN reunion of sorts as 12 different nationalities were represented on day one of the OFC Media Officers Workshop. Held annually since 2010, with a brief hiatus in 2013, the workshop works to build on the skills of each of the OFC Member Association media officers in…

HFA PRE-SEASON POSTPONED, FOUR CONFIRMED

Four football clubs have confirmed their participation for the Honiara Football Association (HFA) pre-season competition. This was confirmed by the HFA executive on Thursday. The four new Pre-season clubs are San Jorge Thunders FC, Rivantor Hunters FC, Henderson Eels FC and G FC. These four clubs will go into a round robin format of competition…

Geodynamics appoints country rep here

AUSTRALIA geothermal energy company Geodynamics on Thursday announced the appointment of Mal Kuper as its Country Representative resident in Honiara. Mr Kuper will be responsible for liaison with local stakeholders, including government, community and suppliers, the coordination of activities necessary to support exploration drilling planned for later this year and representing Geodynamics locally as the…

GPPOL plans to expand oil palm in east Guale

THE awareness program that is being carried out by Guadalcanal Plains Palm Oil Limited (GPPOL) in  North East Guadalcanal has now resumed after being disturbed due to the wet weather experienced earlier in the year. The program commenced late in 2013 and it is the intention of GPPOL to visit a number of predetermined communities…

MSG conducts seminar on trade agreement

THE Melanesia Spearhead Group (MSG) Secretariat has conducted another successful two days Workshop on the Draft MSG Trade Agreement and other Trade and Economic Agreement/Initiatives in the region.   This was held at the Secretariat Conference Room in Port Vila, Vanuatu from 26-27 March 2014. The Workshop was co-funded under the MSG-Pacific Integration Technical Assistance…