• Fiji beyond the golden sands - A writer hikes Mount Tomaniivi

    5 days ago - By NZ Life & Leisure

    Far-removed from Fiji's holiday hotspots, a trekking business owned by locals showcases remote villages, mountains and grasslands
    Words: Claire McCall Photos: Vantage Fiji, Shahir Daud, Claire McCall
    This article was first published in September/October 2018.
    The humble wooden sign that marks the summit of Mount Tomaniivi is weather-beaten, carved with graffiti and lost in the past. The district authority has supplied an impressive new one to grace Fiji's highest peak. Huge and unwieldly, it languishes still in the ‘base camp' village of Navai. Those well-meaning folk have clearly never...
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