Clan claims $2.5m in damages

Turaga mataqali Nareba Semi Malainasiga shows the area where deforestation had occured. Shrubery has now grown months after it was left bare. Picture: JOVESA NAISUA

A LANDOWNING clan is seeking $2.5 million in compensation from Energy Fiji Ltd (EFL) for the cutting of 625 trees, mainly mahogany, on 5.2 hectares of land within native reserve. The clan Nareba Nakorowaiwai of Dranikula Village in Galoa is upset with EFL for not following the procedure to clear way for concrete power posts […]

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