9th July

PEOPLE: The ‘land is a gift’

Doctor Tarisi Vunidilo is passionate of iTaukei land and says “it is a gift from God”. She is an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Hawai’i at Hilo, where she teaches courses on...

7th July

Safety and security is his game

Security officers provide a great service to the general populace. From an array of responsibilities including patrolling property on foot to securing a particular premise. Even protecting lives! Security guards also act as crime busters, deterring potential criminal activities. Basically, a security officer’s key role is to discern, prevent, observe and report theft and violence...

6th July

A beautiful journey

The altruistic nature of Sarojani Michael knows no bounds. Her affiliation with the poor, downtrodden and underprivileged started from an early age. Nearly half a century later, she is still displaying the same zest. Mrs Michael is The JP Bayly Trust’s manager – West and she proudly proclaimed that the iconic non-governmental organisation (NGO) is...

4th July

Grandpa leads the way

Taito Cavei’s decision to leave where he was brought up in Waikete Village, Tailevu, at the age of 11 — is something he never regrets. The 92-year-old is originally from Nakuruwai Village in Noco, Rewa, but was brought up in Waikete Village. He is a man of many talents and knows a lot about the...

3rd July

From farming to managing a supermarket

While toiling the land as a young lad on the slopes of the Sigatoka Valley, Manoj Kumar didn’t imagine that one day he will be managing a supermarket in the busy town of Nausori. From muddy hands and gumboots to the comfort of a padded office chair behind a desk inside the busy Pak &...