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Naduri villagers welcome the 'Uto ni Yalo'

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Update: 2:46PM MEMBERS of the chiefly village of Naduri in Macuata had the chance to go on board the Uto Ni Yalo that was berthed at their shores this morning.

Tui Macuata Ratu Wiliame Katonivere said  the arrival of the Uto Ni Yalo to the shores of Macuata was a significant day for the people of Macuata. 

"Most of us have only heard and seen pictures of the Uto Ni Yalo on television and to actually have them over our shores is a huge privilege for our people," he said.

"The message that is also brought in the by the crew will help our community realise our vision of conservation, sustainable management and addressing climate change."

The Uto Ni Yalo reached the shores of Macuata last night.

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