You can read more about Kate's story at www.fijitimes.com/story.aspx
As a Communications Intern I was able to try my hand at an entirely new field (apart from the one Science Communications course I took for fun). I re-wrote the entire website, properly baptised the office into the age of social media, toured our field sites with WWF’s head of Asia-Pacific, wrote a weekly column for the national newspaper about what we do at the field sites, and much more besides.
You can read some of my articles using the links to the right.
Heartbreaking sunsets and life springing from every crack in the concrete or piece of bread in your cupboard are just a features of everyday life in Suva, and it’s bustling nightlife featuring the year past's r’n’b chart hits set to reggae beats will soon suck you in.
Fiji’s population is about half i-Taukei (indigenous Fijian) and half Indo-Fijian (descendents of plantation workers brought over during the British Empire), the benefit of which is double the amount of festivals to celebrate!
While Suva is a brilliant city to live and work in, it is important to note that: Fiji is a developing country and as such safety is a consideration, it does rain fairly frequently (and I’m from Scotland, so I’d like to think I have good authority on the subject of rain!), and unfortunately there’s no beach terribly close by.
Life in Suva
Kate took the opportunity to assist in the running of Fiji Fashion ...
Family is a very important part of life in Fiji
Hibiscus Festival held in Suva each August features beauty ...
Diwali, the festival of lights, is celebrated mainly by Fiji's ...
If you'd like to contact Kate about the Youth Volunteer Programme, you can email her at firstname.lastname@example.org