Bua chief recalls days of convincing landowners

WHEN management of Fiji Pine Ltd failed to convince landowners to lease their land for pine farming in the 1970s, the task was left to Bua chief Ratu Suliasi Matavesi. Ratu Suliasi, 82, who holds the title of Tui Bua, was an effective mediator who got landowners of Bua and Macuata to lease their land […]

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