Fiji Time: 7:52 PM on Sunday 30 August

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Council raises water concerns and general health

Jone Kalouniviti
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

THE issue of access to clean drinking water and free education were the main topics highlighted at the Nadroga district council meeting.

Nadroga provincial administrator Peni Koro said: "We have completed the meeting with 17 tikina and now have five to go. These were the topics most people raised.

"This has been the overall concern for the general health of all, especially the children, to have in place a permanent structure for this.

"For many it is to do with the intermittent supply, which has resulted in them sourcing water from the river and collecting rain water when they need to."

Mr Koro said apart from the need for clean drinking water, the government's new approach on free education was well received.

"Particularly, since Nadroga is made up of largely farming communities, so the free education program has really assisted them greatly this year."





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62450.6055
JPY 56.810253.8102
GBP 0.30290.2949
EUR 0.41450.4025
NZD 0.73480.7018
AUD 0.66190.6369
USD 0.47110.4541

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 27th August 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. PM's warning
  2. Nadolo gets $2 for RWC
  3. Naiyaravoro world cup conspiracy
  4. Attacks on democracy will not be tolerated by the State
  5. One down
  6. Asian stock fall to affect Fijian economy
  7. Prasad wins personality title
  8. Ministry assists elderly couple
  9. Plans to generate money
  10. FWCC plans three shelters worth $1.7m for victims

Top Stories this Week

  1. Sayed-Khaiyum responds to Karavaki warning Thursday (27 Aug)
  2. Guns in town Thursday (27 Aug)
  3. Birth by the river Tuesday (25 Aug)
  4. Making the cut Monday (24 Aug)
  5. PM turns down Ratu Naiqama request Thursday (27 Aug)
  6. Military, police beef up manpower Tuesday (25 Aug)
  7. John quits 7s job Tuesday (25 Aug)
  8. Soldiers patrol town prior to sedition case Wednesday (26 Aug)
  9. PM's warning Sunday (30 Aug)
  10. Draunidalo hits back Friday (28 Aug)