Representatives from Waitabu Marine Park attended the Fiji Locally-Managed Marine Area (FLMMA) Annual General Meeting 2017 was held in the chiefly village of Bua Lomanikoro on Friday 24th, November, 2017.
Waitabu’s marine protected area (Tabu Vakadua) is very well known, as they have been preserving it since April 1998, and no fishing of any kind is allowed there. In June 2012 a new experiment was started in an attempt to create a sustainable fishery on a stretch of reef adjoining the Tabu area. This area is called a Tabu Tara (closed/ open) and is designed to be protected for a period of time, opened for controlled harvest and then closed again. [Read more…]
As part of the Fund Raising for TC Winston earlier this year, a portion of the funds were used for the long term cyclone preparedness for this up coming year in the form of d.light A1 Solar Lanterns for everyone. [Read more…]
Helen Sykes and her partner Stuart Gow spent the night in Waitabu to discuss, evaluate and assess the ways that the Friends of Waitabu Marine Park and how their donations could assist get the villager back on their feet.
Helen Sykes, one of our long time supporters and friends, came to visit and go on a snorkel trip and here is some video from that visit.
Last week we had one of supporters and friends, Helen Sykes comes to visit and go on a snorkel trip.
This time she brought along her sister and brother-in-law, Christine and Larry all the way from Colorado Springs in Colorado USA.
Elia who is from Waitabu living in Canada also got donations.
Happy to receive Rotary Club’s Tips to building better homes.