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Author - Dave Barnes

Fiji-based half of the team is an App Developer and web designer. Founder of Whats on Pacifica, he also provides Social Media, daily maintenance, updating, SEO, and research

Meandering Mates with Bindiya

Freshwater Macroinvertebrate Event Back by popular demand! Freshwater Macroinvertebrate scientist Bindiya Rashni will lead another Meandering Mates Hunt to find the critters that live in a stream. But this time, we’ll be in a new location: The Garrick Reserve in Namosi Province. We’ll be using the Traffic Light Bio-indicator designed by Bindiya to assess...

Fiji Airways Launch Japanese Flights

Fiji Airways launches direct Nadi-Narita flights

Fiji Airways, Fiji’s National Airline today launched its direct flight to Japan with a celebration at Nadi International Airport. The flights will operate three times a week on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Sundays from Nadi to Narita International Airport.  (Nadi-Narita flights) With the launch of the services, Fiji Airways became the 100 th airline to serve Narita Airport...

Newly – Leased Plane Named After Beqa

Fiji Airways Airbus A300 The naming of a Fiji Airways Airbus A300 as the Island of Beqa will be an opportunity for the airline to highlight the special qualities and attractions with people around the world. Acting Prime Minister and Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum made the comments to elders and people of Beqa and guests, who were at the Fiji Airways hangar at...

Fishing Ceremony from Bau–seen from the air

Never before seen from above, a traditional ceremony from the chiefly island of Bau to lift a fishing and swimming tabu following a chiefs passing. A big thank you to Ratu Timoci Tavanavanua, Ratu Epenisa Seru Cakobau, and everyone from Bau, Lasakau and Soso! About Bau Tourism, whether on land or from the sea, has never before now been permitted to venture anywhere...

Bau Temple, Fiji

Bau Island Fiji – Modern History Tours

Estimated times Bau Island 4 hours | Naililili Church 2 & half hours Bau Temple, Fiji FIJI VOYAGE DAY TOUR to her CHIEFLY ISLAND of BAU (Mbau). A small island with a big name! Bau is the centre of Fiji’s Modern History. Location of BAU Island Historical Footage of BAU Island Tour Details OVERVIEW – VIP Small-Group Off the east coast of the main island...

Coral Planting Program Boosts Reef Marine Life at Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort

An increase in marine life such as baby reef sharks has followed a coral planting program being undertaken by Outrigger Fiji Beach Resort as part of a wider Outrigger Resorts global OZONE (Outrigger’s ZONE) conservation initiative. In Fiji, the program has seen coral propagation racks and fish houses built as part of a teenager guest activity program organized by the...

Fijian Food Market

Produce Market of Nadi

Let’s walk around this wonderful market and let’s see what we can buy for lunch and dinner!! Very graphic and very cultural scenes from this very popular place here in Fiji. Take a stroll and mingle with the locals at the Nadi produce market. You can buy fresh and cheap fruits like paw paws, pineapples and bananas and from the friendly stall owners. When...

Plantation Island Resort Coral Planting Project

The Staff and Management of Plantation Island Resort are excited to announce the commencement of a new environmental initiative. The property has recently embarked on a Coral Gardening Project. The project aims to restore and enhance the shallow marine environment around Plantation Island along with a reduction in seagrass dominated areas through coral planting. This...

The Naqaqa Family Farm, Fiji

Description Beauty, song and the Garden of Eden in this second film in the series from Vanua Levu — a very magical and musical short about Setareki the farmer and his family at the Naqaqa farm, near Naidi Bay and at the foot of Mt. Serenitoba on the island of Vanua Levu, Fiji. (Naqaqa is pronounced Nanganga.) They grow Taro, Casava, and vegetables — and they sing...