Fiji Time: 1:23 AM on Sunday 24 May

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Pollution awareness

Salaseini Moceiwai
Thursday, August 14, 2014

SCHOOL teacher Shahista Khan believes that water pollution shouldn't only be taught in classrooms, instead it should be known wherever possible.

The 21-year-old lass from Vunivau in Labasa says such pollution should be a topic of discussion at home, school, social events and even during informal conversations in villages and rural settings.

Ms Khan is among nine contestants vying for the queen's crown in the upcoming Vodafone Festival of the Friendly North.

She will advocate on water pollution.

"Personally, I believe that this week-long festival will be an opportunity for me to raise awareness about water pollution," Ms Khan said.

The carnival starts next Saturday.





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. Acts of will
  2. A-G files petition
  3. Proposed airport site leased out
  4. Bleak future
  5. Truck tumbles, spills ice cream
  6. Crusaders, Tahs face crucial clash
  7. Parliament passes Bill
  8. End of an era
  9. Land use concern
  10. Reds lose to Sharks as O'Connor howler spoils chances of comeback

Top Stories this Week

  1. USA wins London 7s Monday (18 May)
  2. Heroes of the night Friday (22 May)
  3. Dream run Tuesday (19 May)
  4. Champions Monday (18 May)
  5. Tuwai wins top award Tuesday (19 May)
  6. Payout for team Thursday (21 May)
  7. Top cop foils robbery attempt Friday (22 May)
  8. Ratu Naiqama suspended Friday (22 May)
  9. Behind closed doors Tuesday (19 May)
  10. Probe on officials Wednesday (20 May)