Man Up Rugby challenge this weekend

The Fletcher Kwaimani Man Up Rugby Challenge will kick off this weekend at the DC Park Rugby Field, Henderson. Four teams have accepted the challenge and will see who has what it takes to become champion. The teams are Henderson Hammerheads (HHH), SINU, Relas and Diesel. The tournament will kick off on Saturday, April 9th…

HNA school netball league meeting

The Honiara Netball Association (HNA) urges all Sports Maters of schools in and around Honiara to attend an important meeting set for this coming Monday at the Lawson Tama netball court. HNA President Shalom Akao said conveyed this to Star Sports in a statement yesterday. “The Honiara netball association executive wishes to invite sports masters…

Fiji eyes coaches from Cuba

Suva (Fiji Times) – FIJI is hoping to secure national coaches for volleyball and boxing from Cuba. The ambassador of the Republic of Cuba Mario Alzugaray paid a visit to the Minister of Youth and Sports Laisenia Tuitubou on Friday. Alzugaray revealed Cuba was willing to offer assistance to Fiji in the areas of common…

Veke announces executive line-up

NEWLY elected Guadalcanal Premier Anthony Veke has announced his new executive. The announcement of the new line-up was made after consultations which resulted in the allocation of portfolios. Mr Veke says his new government will focus and implement reforms that will improve effectiveness and the efficiency of administration and service delivery to people of the…

Lower growth for Pacific economies

Pacific economies will grow by an average 3.8 per cent this year; down from 7 per cent last year, mainly because of pressures faced by Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Fiji — the region’s largest economies. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) notes Pacific economies face lower growth and tighter fiscal conditions this year because of…

Pacific Island ministers in Nelson

NELSON, (VOXY) —Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) is to host a delegation of Pacific island fisheries ministers and agency representatives next week (April 14). Ministers from at least a dozen nations will spend the day in Nelson. Participants have been invited from the Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru,…

Tongan lines crew to assist Fiji recovery

NUKU’ALOFA, (MATANGI TONGA) —-A Tongan line mechanic group will be deployed in Fiji to assist with the efforts to repair the damage to the Electricity Distribution Network caused by Tropical Cyclone Winston. The group consists of six qualified and experienced line mechanics personnel from Tonga Power Limited, led by line supervisor Metuisela Afu. The first…