Thinking of Once was the Heyday of Respectability

In an earlier blog published on 17.04.10: ‘Dravuni victorious at the Canoe Race during HM Queen Elizabeth’s Coronation Visit 1953’, I had marveled at the beauty and the picturesqueness of the largest number of outrigger canoes from Kadavu (similar to those pictured) that I had ever seen, when they were setting sail for Suva on…

The Tale of Ravouvou and Raluve iVanuakula

The news of Raluve iVanuakula‘s beauty spread to all corners of Fiji and even to the royal courts of the King of Tonga. The King was very impressed and wanted the young beauty to be the bride of his prince. Tongan warriors kidnapped Raluve iVanuakula and took her forcibly to the Kingdom for the grand…

DDC update…

Dravuni Development Committee (DDC) had its end-of-the year meeting on 28 December 2009 in the village community hall. Issues discussed included: Facilitation of the execution of projects under the Dravuni 5-Year Development Plan 2007-2011 by improved scheduling and specific timelines; Reviewing the infrastructures, and school management for the kindergarten, Dravuni Primary School (classes 1-4) –…