Report by Pacific Media Centre – Niklas Pedersen on location today in Suvavou – a small village outside of Suva.

He is interviewing a spokesperson of the Tikina Namosi Landowners Committee, Sipiriano Nariva, about a current dispute with the Fiji government over mining in Namosi.

More on that story soon. Other Fiji Report stories on Storify

Selwyn Manning, BCS (Hons.) MCS (Hons.) is an investigative political journalist with 23 years media experience. He specializes in reportage and analysis of socioeconomics, politics, foreign affairs, and security/intelligence issues. Selwyn has extensive experience as a commentator and has provided live political analysis to a wide range of television and radio organizations broadcasting in New Zealand, Australia and globally including the BBC (Five Live, London) and BBC (World Service). He is currently a correspondent to Australia's FiveAA radio, and is a regular live-on-air panelist on Radio New Zealand's The Panel with broadcaster Jim Mora.