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Australian family seeking friendly Rotuman host family for one week in early July 2019.
Acknowledgement from the Haʻenoa Rotuman Charity Foundation
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The 2018 Rotuma Day Tournament organizing committee on behalf of the Haʻenoa Rotuman Charity Foundation wishes to acknowledge and sincerely thank the following sponsors, donors and supporters of its fund raising drive for without them, the tournament held at Denaru Golf & Racquet Club (DGRC) and the evening function at Nadina Restaurant at Port Denarau would not have been as successful.
AUSTRALIA: Dennis Lin, Fairfield RSL & Parramatta RSL Golf Club of Sydney, Aubrey Symes, Sylvia & Michael Joe, Kauata Solomone, Trudi & Saufuri Hanfakaga
Similarly, the Committee would like to specially thank all the golfers, locally & from abroad, and ticket buyers to the evening function for responding to our invitation and we hope that the day and evening have all bee enjoyable and worth your while.
Finally, we would like to also acknowledge and thank Amitesh Chandra and Olina Marick of DGRC and Amy Subam of Nadina Authentic Fijian Restaurant for facilitating the two events so professionally and competently.
"Noaʻia ʻe Hanisi
A new airline schedule between Nadi and Rotuma has been announced. Flights will begin in ATR72 aircraft on November 2nd and will fly on a weekly schedule (Fridays). The fare information below will be in effect through June 2019.
Vilsoni and Jeannette Hereniko announce a big discount in the sale of DVDs of their classic movie, The Land Has Eyes. Individuals can now purchase copies for US$10 in the United States and US$17 internationally.
They will make wonderful Christmas presents for kainaga and friends, so don't delay. Purchases can be made on TLHE website at http://thelandhaseyes.org/dvdsales.htm
Master Douglas Kaipara Stevens is a well-known respected figure in South Australia. A prominent and successful business man Douglas hails from Motusa, Rotuma and is an inspiration to the Rotuman and Pacific Islander Communities in SA. His achievements and accolades were prompted by and now dedicated to his late brother Jack Stevens. You can visit Douglas at http://www.rotumasouthaustralia.com/profile.htm [Jan 2017]
Announcing the re-publication of W.J.E. Eason's 1951 book, A Short History of Rotuma. If you are interested in purchasing a copy you can download an order form here.
The comments regarding Rotuma Bill 2015 and the Rotuma Lands Bill 2015 has been moved to the Rotuman Forum where the discussion can continue.