Fiji Time: 9:23 AM on Wednesday 14 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Voters turn up for pre-polling, some 'caught off guard'

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Update: 1:02PM MORE than 100 people from Nasukamai Village in Nasau, Ra, voted today, many reporting they were caught off guard by the pre-polling announcement.

"Most of us were just prepared for September 17," village headman Paula Kubu said.

"Some of us had gone to Lautoka and Rakiraki to take the children for the start of school but when they were told about the pre-polling they had to come back just to vote.

"So some paid $20 to more than $50 for fare."

The village community hall was used as a voting station and pre-polling at the village ends at 6pm today.

Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62080.6018
JPY 57.887054.8870
GBP 0.31060.3026
EUR 0.42030.4083
NZD 0.71690.6839
AUD 0.65170.6267
USD 0.47950.4625



Exchange Rate updated on 13th October 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Rape, porn case
  2. $13m bridge brings relief to farming community
  3. Science flop
  4. Marriage celebrants receive certificate
  5. Visa-free entry talks
  6. Former journo awaits call
  7. Miss Levuka ready
  8. Call to support Konrote
  9. $61k classrooms for school
  10. $3.7m dividends

Top Stories this Week

  1. Death classified as unnatural Thursday (08 Oct)
  2. President-elect receives mixed reaction Tuesday (13 Oct)
  3. Who is Jioje Konrote Tuesday (13 Oct)
  4. Head of State Tuesday (13 Oct)
  5. 'Konrote will need to resign from Party' Monday (12 Oct)
  6. Ganilau a nominee Thursday (08 Oct)
  7. Konrote is Fiji's next President Monday (12 Oct)
  8. Man jailed 14 years for raping brother's stepdaughter Friday (09 Oct)
  9. Man faces rape, porn charges Tuesday (13 Oct)
  10. McKee's with Fiji Thursday (08 Oct)