Losirene Lacanivalu

Losirene Lacanivalu

Fiji now has 14 cases of COVID-19 confirmed and the Fijian Government says they will advise the public as soon as possible should this change.

Government is in talks to provide land for a Fijian community cemetery, as the Covid-19 pandemic and travel bans mean it will not be possible to send bodies home to their families.

She sits by a sewing machine at the Joyce Peyroux Garments factory, turning out facemask after facemask. Working alongside the staff who prepare the material for stitching, Nanik Zuliati from Indonesia can sew 40 masks in an hour.

Kids page: Kids Club at home

Saturday April 04, 2020

Inalie Loki, 8, and Aaliyah Rogers, 6, have been home for the past two weeks thanks to Covid-19’s early school break.

Hand sanitiser is expected to go up in price as demand outstrips supply.

Palm leaves on the doors

Saturday April 04, 2020

Covid-19 has brought Christian worship home in new ways.

Since Covid-19 put a paurch on church services on Rarotonga, people have been encouraged to pray in their homes, quarantined away by yellow and orange flags.

Guilty pleas, after three years

Friday April 03, 2020

A man has finally admitted to drugs charges after three long years of repeated legal tussles and delays in court.

The Fijian community here has been advised to practise social distancing even when around the kava bowl.

Te Are Manu stays open, SPCA provides emergency support.

Businesses are relying on government to prop them up – but the finance minister says the money will last only six months.

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