A step forward for Green Tourism

With the signing of the consent agreement this week between the eco-tourism operators at Roderick Bay in West Big Gela, Central province and Green Tourism Solomon Islands Ltd the development of the proposed holiday package for Tapuipui, Saurangi, and Roderick Bay is well underway. A statement from Green Tourism said under the consent agreement, the…

Church marks 50th year here

A HEAVY shower failed to dumpen the opening ceremony of the South Seas Evangelical Church (SSEC) 50th anniversary celebrations at Auki, Malaita yesterday. Instead, church members counted it as a “shower of blessing” as they paraded from Aligegeo playing ground to Ambu church where the celebrations will be held until Sunday. The celebration is being…

Street parade to mark women’s day

A PARADE to mark International Women’s Day (IWD) is set for next Tuesday in Honiara. The public is invited to join and show their support for women and men working together to build a stronger nation. The parade will kick off  from Honiara City Council to the Art Gallery at 7:50am. The parade aims to…

FIFA inspectors give Auckland thumbs up

Some of the most senior officials from football’s world governing body, FIFA, have given Auckland a huge thumbs up as it prepares to host FIFA’s second largest global tournament – the U-20 World Cup in 2015. The group of FIFA Inspectors were in Auckland yesterday to inspect the City’s host stadium North Harbour and various…

Mamula fundraiser tomorrow

The Solomon Islands National U19 Football team fundraising committee has sold twenty tables in the lead up to the gala corporate dinner event and only a limited number remain available for the public buy. Since launching their efforts two weeks the committee, chaired by Barnabas Anga, has been hard at work organising its main event…

Pool challenge tomorrow

WITH the game of pool now gaining popularity in the city, another competition is set for this weekend. Organisers said the pool tournament is not to be missed because its going to be exciting and entertaining while featuring some of the top players in the city. The tournament will be played tomorrow (Saturday) at Scorpions…

Westpac supports sports

Westpac Banking Corporation in Solomon Islands has stepped in a timely manner to sponsor new set of uniforms for the Solomon Islands sports coalition (SISC). The set of uniforms were handed over to the sporting organization for future participating futsal teams overseas. Westpac General Manager Kutila Pinto when handing the set of uniforms pledged the…