Fiji Time: 5:04 PM on Monday 2 March

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.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Leap of faith
  2. Face for a book
  3. Father of taxi debate
  4. Villagers threaten crime committee
  5. Looking at the big picture in 7s rugby
  6. Delayed salaries
  7. Gas use worry chief
  8. $10 fine for breach
  9. Executive points out culprits
  10. Plans to retain medical specialists in future

Top Stories this Week

  1. Porn search: Fiji in top ten Friday (27 Feb)
  2. The last goodbye Tuesday (24 Feb)
  3. Dead in early morning plunge Friday (27 Feb)
  4. Wife's sorrow Wednesday (25 Feb)
  5. Bonus pay Tuesday (24 Feb)
  6. Body find shocks duo Thursday (26 Feb)
  7. 3 walk free Thursday (26 Feb)
  8. A mother's anguish Wednesday (25 Feb)
  9. Humongous sized lemon Thursday (26 Feb)
  10. Qiliho: RFMF's role is defined Wednesday (25 Feb)