Fiji Time: 8:29 PM on Saturday 21 January

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

More mini towns

Repeka Nasiko
Friday, May 16, 2014

FOUR more satellite towns are expected to be developed in the Western Division.

Commissioner Western Commander Joeli Cawaki said these mini business centres would be introduced in the provinces of Ba and Ra.

He said the Lands, and Town and Country Planning departments had started the rezoning process in Navosa.

"We'll bring in this new growth centre in Navosa and then the same will be done in Bukuya, Nadarivatu, Nawaimecia and Namarai," he said.

"Some of them already have post offices but we will also have to bring other facilities that exist in the urban areas to our rural communities.

"We'll start in Navosa and then we'll go to Bukuya. Nadarivatu will start next year and the year after that in Nabarai in Nawaimecia and Korolevu near the coast."

Cdr Cawaki added that a list of areas had been identified to be upgraded following a meeting with all district representatives earlier this week.








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 0.64860.6296
JPY 56.520053.5200
GBP 0.39340.3854
EUR 0.45650.4445
NZD 0.68440.6514
AUD 0.64750.6225
USD 0.48910.4721

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 20th January, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Gunshot injures officer
  2. Moving tributes farewell Johns
  3. Wait for poll
  4. Tax office fines director $2.3m
  5. Police told to mind roles
  6. Drug raid at Labasa market
  7. Veremalua ready
  8. No long-distance travel for early childhood education
  9. Film-makers inject $43m into economy
  10. $3.5m complex emerges

Top Stories this Week

  1. Radrodro cops $10k fine for facebook rant Wednesday (18 Jan)
  2. Ministry to defend its workers Wednesday (18 Jan)
  3. Fiji 7s team to Wellington named Thursday (19 Jan)
  4. QVS opening delayed Sunday (15 Jan)
  5. Snap search uncovers contraband in remand centre Sunday (15 Jan)
  6. Fijian Jimmy Snuka dies Wednesday (18 Jan)
  7. Gunshot injures officer Saturday (21 Jan)
  8. Kiribati grateful to Cakaudrove Tuesday (17 Jan)
  9. Bad weather approaches Friday (20 Jan)
  10. Fire breaks out in Nadi Town Thursday (19 Jan)