Post Offices and Postal Agencies etc.


Ba PO, August 2008

Ba Post Office, 27 August 2008. This building, in Nareba St., Valadoli,
was erected in 1977/78.


Cuvu Postal Agency

Cuvu Postal Agency, 5 July 2007, situated in Sharma's hardware shop.

Davota Postal Agency

Davota Postal Agency, 27 August 2008. This is in R.T. Sharma and Sons' store,
on the Nadarivatu road; Mr. Sharma travels to Tavua at least once a week
to collect and deliver the mail.

Government Building PO signboard

Sign outside Government Building PO, Southern Cross Rd., Suva, 4 September 2008.

Government Building PO

Government Building PO, Suva, 4 September 2008. A "Drua" payphone is on the right.
The PO was opened here in 1952.

Korolevu Post Office

Korolevu Post Office, 17 August 2010. This building, on the Queens Road,
was opened on 22 December 1980.

Korovou Post Office

Korovou Post Office, 31 August 2008. The PO is in Deepwater Road.

Korovou Post Office

Korovou Post Office, 31 August 2008, side view. Note the "Drua" payphone outside.

Lami Post Office

Lami Post Office, 23 June 2007. The PO is situated in Fenton St.

Laucala Beach Post Office

Laucala Beach Post Office, 25 June 2007. This office, which was located in the
Vivrass Building, closed on 30 December 2007.

Lautoka Post Office

Lautoka Post Office, 29 August 2008. The PO is in Vitogo Parade.

Lautoka Downtown Post Office

Lautoka Downtown Post Office, 3 July 2007. This is located in Yasawa Street.

Levuka Post Office, March 1999

Levuka Post Office, 30 March 1999. This is situated in the Ports Authority building.

Former Lodoni Postal Agency.

Sami Goundar & Sons' store, 25 June 2007. The former Lodoni Postal Agency
was once located here.

Lomawai Postal Agency

Lomawai Postal Agency, 5 July 2007. In April 1999 it was at the Gangaram Store.

Lomaivuna PO sign

This sign marks the turnoff for Lomaivuna Post Office.

Lomaivuna Post Office

Lomaivuna Post Office, 2 September 2008. The telephone exchange is on the left.
Mail is delivered to and collected from Lomaivuna by Post Fiji van from Suva
every Tuesday and Thursday.

Malamala Postal Agency

Malamala Postal Agency, 5 July 2007.

Nabua Post Office

Nabua Post Office, 25 June 2007. This is located in the Suncourt Building.

Nacovi Postal Agency

Nacovi Postal Agency, 5 July 2007.

Philatelic Sales Centre, Nadi

Philatelic Sales Centre, Nadi, 2 July 2007. This is located some distance from
the Post Office, in Queens Road.

Nadi Post Office

Nadi Post Office, 2 July 2007. This building, in Koroivolu Lane, was opened in 1992.

Nadi Post Office posting boxes

Posting boxes inside Nadi PO, 28 August 2008.

Nadi Airport Post Office

Nadi Airport Post Office, 2 July 2007. The PO has subsequently moved
to a new location off the Queens Road.

Nadi Airport Post Office

Posting boxes at Nadi Airport PO, 30 August 2008.

Nakasi Post Office

Nakasi Post Office, 25 June 2007. The PO is in Vishnu Deo Rd.

Namata Postal Agency

Namata Postal Agency, 5 July 2007, located at the Indian School. In April 1999
it was at Singh's store. At that time, incoming mail for Namata arrived on Fridays, by bus.
The Postal Agent took outgoing mail either to Nadi or Sigatoka, once a week.

Nasinu Post Office

Nasinu Post Office, 25 June 2007. This office, in Saqa St., Valelevu, was opened
on 14 July 1981.

Nausori Post Office

Nausori Post Office, 25 June 2007. This building, located in Court St., dates from 1979.

Navua Post Office

Navua Post Office, 23 June 2007. This building, in Main St., was opened in 1970.

Pacific Harbour Post Office

Pacific Harbour Post Office, Deuba, 17 August 2010.

Port Denarau Post Office

Port Denarau Post Office, 28 August 2008. This PO was opened on 4 February 2008
and serves a very popular (and growing) tourist development.

Raiwaqa Post Office

Raiwaqa Post Office, Grantham Rd., Suva, 25 June 2007.

Rakiraki Post Office

Rakiraki Post Office, which is actually located at Vaileka, 27 August 2008.
This building, which incorporates the telephone exchange, was opened in 1969.

Sabeto Post Office

Sabeto Post Office, 3 July 2007. This building was opened in 1982.

Samabula Post Office

Samabula Post Office, Waimanu Rd., Suva. 2 September 2008.

Savusavu Post Office

Savusavu Post Office, 28 June 2007. This building, in Main St., was opened in
November 1993.

Site of Serea Postal Agency

Serea Postal Agency (former), 2 September 2008. The building is a shell and has
apparently been abandoned.

Serea Postal Agency nameboard

(Former) Serea Postal Agency, nameboard. 2 September 2008.

Sigatoka Post Office

Sigatoka Post Office, 5 July 2007. This building, located in Lawaqa, was erected
in 1976 and extended in 1987.

GPO SUVA, April 1999

General Post Office, Thomson St. and Edward St., Suva, April 1999.

Suva GPO Building, 2007

Suva GPO building, 24 June 2007. The arrow on the red banner points towards
the Post Shop entrance in Edward St.

Posting boxes at Suva GPO

Posting boxes outside the Post Shop, Suva GPO building, 19 June 2007.

Suva Mail Centre

Suva Mail Centre, Kaua St., Laucala Beach Estate, 27 June 2007.
Mail from the Suva area is sorted and postmarked here.

Tacirua Postal Agency

Tacirua Postal Agency, 25 June 2007. This has subsequently been closed.

Tagitagi Postal Agency

Tagitagi Postal Agency is operated from a private house as a service to the
local community. The sign outside was photographed on 27 August 2008.

Tau PA, April 1999

Tau Postal Agency, 6 April 1999.

Tau Postal Agency, 2007

Tau Postal Agency, 5 July 2007. This is a temporary structure; a large new store
was being erected alongside it.

Tavua Post Office

Tavua Post Office, 27 August 2008. This PO, in Nasivi St., was built in 1973 and
extended in 1982 to accommodate the telephone exchange.

Tuvu PA, April 1999

Tuvu Postal Agency, 3 April 1999.

Tuvu PA, August 2008

Tuvu Postal Agency, 27 August 2008. This Postal Agency is a mystery; it has the
name board outside, and it has a canceller, but it is not in Post Fiji's list of postal agencies.

Tuvu PA, August 2010

Tuvu Postal Agency(?), 12 August 2010. The Postal Agency sign has gone, but they
still have a canceller.

Vatukoula PO, April 1999

Vatukoula Post Office, Loloma, 3 April 1999.

Vunidawa Post Office

Vunidawa Post Office, 2 September 2008. This building was opened in 1984.
Mail is delivered to and collected from Vunidawa by Post Fiji van from Suva
every Tuesday and Thursday.


Transport.

Post Fiji lorry

Post Fiji lorry, 27 June 2007.

Post Fiji van

Post Fiji van, 26 June 2007.

EMS van

EMS (Express Mail Service) van at Nadi Airport, 19 August 2010.

Posting Boxes.

Posting boxes may be found at various places apart from Post Offices. Here is a selection:

Posting box in the terminal building, Nadi Airport.

Posting box in the terminal building, Nadi Airport, 18 June 2007.

Posting box in the terminal building, Nadi Airport.

Posting box in the terminal building, Nadi Airport, 13 August 2010. Note that there is a collection at 0300!

Posting box at Nausori (Suva) Airport

"Pillar" box at Nausori (Suva) Airport, 27 June 2007. As can be seen, it is in fact wall-mounted.

Posting box at Tamavua

Pillar box at Tamavua shopping centre, 2 September 2008.
This is fixed to a post, with a supporting bracket.

Posting box at USP Laucala Campus

Pillar box at the University of the South Pacific, Lower Campus, 5 September 2008.
This is fixed to a metal post in the ground.

Posting box at USP main Campus

Posting box at the University of the South Pacific, 5 September 2008.

Old pillar box at the Fiji Museum, Suva

Pillar box in the Fiji Museum, Suva, 18 August 2010.
A similar one, painted blue, was at Ba; this had been removed before my visit in 2010.

Acknowledgement.

In some cases I have been able to say when the buildings shown above were opened.
This information is taken from "The Development of Post in Fiji", published by
Fiji Posts & Telecommunications Limited in 1996.

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