Aust students impressed with visit

THE visiting Australian students who spent ten days at Visale community in northwest Guadalcanal have expressed gratitude over their visit so far. The students from Mary Mckillop, Port Macquarie, New South Wales have visited Visale school and the surrounding communities over the past few days. Northwest Guadalcanal Solomon Star stringer John Toki said the students…

SSEC women end convention

THE South Sea Evangelical Church (SSEC) regional women from Honiara, Central, Western and Choiseul have successfully completed a three days convention over the weekend. The convention was held at Yandina, Russell in Central province that attracted more than 500 women to attend the convention. “The women have really enjoyed the programme especially feeling the presences…

Selfish taro selling fast

WOMEN of Temotu province are now flooding the Honiara central market with their unique taro known as the ‘selfish taro’. Selfish taro is one of the best taros planted in Santa Cruz and was well known to most people in Honiara. “We are happy to be back again with this selfish taro at the central…

Band raises $40k for Church project

NATIVE Stone Age band had raised more than $40,000 in its two days concert at Art Gallery on Saturday and Sunday. The money was collected through barbecue, food sales and gate takings and it will go towards completing a South Seas Evangelical church at Abuabue village in East Fataleka. Acting manager of the band, Allen…

Gospel group returns from US

GOSPEL band ‘Miracles’ will be arriving back in the country today from the United States. Members of Miracles left for New Mexico, United States, a fortnight ago to participate in singing programs following an invitation. The group’s coordinator James Teobasi said the tour was very successful. He said eleven members took part in the US…

SIRFC executes outreach program

THE Solomon Islands Revival Fellowship Church (SIRFC) will launch out its outreach program in Honiara and to other provinces starting tomorrow. Pastor Incey Gurugu said some overseas based people will arrived today to join in the  outreach programme which will end on the 9th next month. “Some of our guest from Australia and Papua New…

More women graduate with new skills

Twenty three women graduated from the Mary Mazzarello Development Centre at Henderson on the 24th of June. This center is running by the Salesian Sisters for the women to learn skills in sewing and cooking.  The graduation commenced with the Eucharist celebration and Fr. Lawrence OP was the main celebrants.  Concelebrants were Fr. Albert sdb…