Archive for January 4th, 2018

Seaplane involved in Sydney crash destroyed in previous fatal accident

Seaplane involved in Sydney crash destroyed in previous fatal accident

THE seaplane that crashed killing six people north of Sydney on New Year’s Eve had been “destroyed” in a fatal accident and rebuilt, an Australian Transport Safety Bureau report shows. The aircraft involved in the crash had previously flown as a crop duster with a different registration but the same serial number. It was involved […]

Australia’s largest abattoir gutted by fire

Australia’s largest abattoir gutted by fire

AUSTRALIA’S major meat processor — with exports to over 80 countries — has been gutted by a fire causing millions of dollars of damage. THE state’s biggest meat abattoir was ablaze on Wednesday night as firefighters battled to control the massive fire in the Murray Mallee. Authorities were called to Thomas Foods International’s meatworks, on […]

Think about our future generations: Koroilavesau

Think about our future generations: Koroilavesau

The Fisheries Ministry says the recent ban it has put in place on live coral, beach-de-mer and certain fish is to ensure they grow back to a sustainable level. Minister Responsible, Semi Koroilavesau says Fijians need to think about the future generations and support the ban before it’s too late. Koroilavesau adds the Ministry will […]

Florida sees first snow in 30 years

Florida sees first snow in 30 years

Florida’s capital has had its first snow in three decades as a freak winter storm hits the southeast states of the United States. A rare winter storm has hit the US southeast, bringing Florida’s capital its first snow in three decades and snarling travel, while New England braced for a “bombogenesis” whopper forecast. Governors in […]

Fiji 7s team needs to work on defence and discipline

Fiji 7s team needs to work on defence and discipline

Fiji Airways Men’s National 7s coach Gareth Baber says that the team is continuously working on defence and discipline as they get ready for the next leg of the World Rugby 7s Series. The Fiji 7s team received 3 yellow cards in the opening leg of the HSBC World 7s series. Baber says he has been […]