Category Archives: 2012

2012: Day 2@Sigatoka

We were very grateful to Mr Michael Monks – General Manager of the Shangri-La Fijian Resort and Ms. Mereoni Mataika, Service Manager of the Marine Sanctuary for their support of our work in the district. Both Mr Monks and Ms … Continue reading

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2012: Day1@Sigatoka

Our work in Fiji in this round will last for 14 days. We departed Brisbane on 6 October and return on October 20. One of my colleagues – Dr David Nutchey is joining us in the second week in Lautoka. … Continue reading

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2012: Starting all over again

The twelve months have passed so quickly – it seems that we were in Fiji only a few months ago. Well – time flies and our work in Fiji is upon us. A lot of time and effort has gone … Continue reading

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2012: Our collective support so far…

A little more than four months ago, the floods hit Naidovi Primary School and many parts of the western division in Fiji. Given the gravity of the situation, we decided to assist the school. It is amazing what we were … Continue reading

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2012: Floods – Extending a helping hand

While it is disappointing to hear that most of our donated laptops, robotic kits, and possibly half of the library books went under water and therefore will have to be dumped, hearing the stories of what some of the others … Continue reading

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2012: The floods

30/3/12 The Minister for Education in Fiji, Mr Filipe Bole was going to visit Naidovi today. He was interested to see the work we had done with laptops, robotics and library books. School staff and students were eagerly waiting to … Continue reading

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2012: The progress

Dr Brij Lal – The Permanent Secretary for Education in Fiji (like the Director-General of a department in Australia) visited Naidovi in January. He was impressed by the work we started there last year. It is good to see that there … Continue reading

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