Fiji Times Logo

Fiji Time: 3:55 AM on Saturday 2 August

/ Front page / News

Green light for development work

Torika Tokalau
Friday, November 30, 2012

ALL development work at several mangrove sites in and outside Suva will go ahead unless the Lands Ministry sees the need to put projects on hold under special circumstances.

Acting permanent secretary of Lands Tevita Boseiwaqa said developments along Fletcher Rd in Vatuwaqa by Rups Industries, in Raiwai by Fulluck (Golden Century Company (Fiji) Ltd), in Nasese by Fiesty Limited and Lami by the Vunimocelolo landowners were approved by the ministry. Traditional heads of the districts Vutia and Suva expressed concern at the continued destruction of the natural environment in the Suva Peninsula earlier this month, claiming it impacted their fishing grounds.

"We're treating each case according to feedback from key ministries as required under the law/policy and qoliqoli owners' consent."


Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Born out in the cold
  2. Mother seeks compensation for loss
  3. LTA sticks to sticker
  4. Gifts up in flames
  5. Out of comfort zone
  6. $11m health relief
  7. Demand up
  8. Thousands visit agricultural show
  9. Firefighters ask for land
  10. FSC signs deal

Top Stories this Week

  1. Fijian woman jailed for stealing millions in NZ Sunday (27 Jul)
  2. Hero's tale Tuesday (29 Jul)
  3. 10 degrees lowest yet Monday (28 Jul)
  4. Born out in the cold Friday (01 Aug)
  5. New United formation Monday (28 Jul)
  6. Million-dollar man Saturday (26 Jul)
  7. Misleading phone deals Monday (28 Jul)
  8. Iliesa Delana explains Wednesday (30 Jul)
  9. PM denies claims Thursday (31 Jul)
  10. Protest over ads on cabs Thursday (31 Jul)