When pigeons flew in news

The pigeon loft at Levuka, from which the pigeon post to Suva was operated. While the Fiji Times was still printed at Levuka, after the capital had moved to Suva, shipping news from Suva came regularly by pigeon post. Picture: FILE

TODAY the site of Levuka’s original Pigeon Post is marked by a nondescript drinking fountain in the centre of the road. The Old Capital of Fiji is a far cry from those heady days when it was one of the main ports in Fiji. When The Fiji Times began printing, a pigeon post was erected […]

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