Hekari prepare for O’League

The eighth attempt for Hekari FC in the Oceania Championship League (O’League) challenge begins in less than three weeks. The O’League race for Hekari FC started in 2007 and have maintained its form back at local turf.  They will attend this year’s O’League challenge in Fiji.   The Southern Highlands franchise has also driven the…

Mateinaqara wins best player award

NADI skipper Beniamino Mateinaqara could not believe it when he was named the Fiji FA Player of the Year during the Global Flight Centre Fiji FA awards night held at Tanoa Waterfront Hotel in Lautoka on Saturday night. Elated with his success, the Taveuni lad dedicated the award to his parents and relatives at Naselesele,…

Tough O’League opener

NADI skipper Beniamino Mateinaqara is anticipating a tough battle against Auckland City in their first O’League game to be held at Churchill Park next month. The ace goalkeeper said it would be a battle between experience and new kids on the block. Mateinaqara said the visitors would be tough having tasted top level competition while…

Why do avoidable deaths occur?

THE remarks below were made by an Australian Judge Justice Stephen Pallaras, who had been serving in the country. These were remarks made in relation to a murder case he judged. This is the observation he made in relation to deaths and service provided by the National Referral Hospital. I have been fortunate to have…

MMTM’S FIRST TASTE OF VICTORY

Newly introduced basketball team MMTM has registered its first win of the Namson Tran basketball tournament after defeating the U19 select side on Sunday at the Multipurpose Hall. MMTM ended their first game of the competition with a final score of 46 – 33. It was an equally fought match which saw the young U19…

Charitable website

Dear Editor – I am writing this letter, rather like an open letter, in the hope that I can encourage the Solomon Islands Government, Non Government Organizations (NGO’s) or individual Solomon Island’s citizens to advise me how I can assist the many causes in the Solomons that might benefit from receiving financial aid by way…

Near disaster at Auki power station

THE Solomon Islands Electrical Authority (SIEA), Auki power station escaped what could have been a disaster. One of the exhaust pipe outlets at the station’s roof top caught fire on Monday. The building’s roof caught fire from the heat, forcing site workers to scramble and nearby residents and Auki Primary School to be put on…

SIPTCC gives to Haura SSEC Association

THE Haura South Sea Evangelistic Church Association in east Makira has received a computer set last week to assist their work in the rural district, thanks to SIPTCC. Solomon Islands Peace Traumatic Counselling Centre (SIPTCC) donated the computer along with a printer and a photocopy machine to boost the work of the association. SIPTCC president…