Monthly Archive: April 2017

Election 17 – Time to deal

Election 17 – Time to deal

With only 5 days left before the island goes to the polls, candidates on the common roll are making their move, not with hiss and a roar – for that is not our way...

Campaign Banners

Campaign Banners

This page contains the campaign banners of our candidates, ordered by surname.  Not all of them have banners so we can only post the campaigns that we have access to.  We will try and...

Addendum – Lafetu’s Final Work

Addendum – Lafetu’s Final Work

Addendum – from Takelesi In our main story on the late Lafetu Siplei, we made mention of his last project for the church. As I was driving past Namukulu today on Toamana Tours normal...

Farewell to Lafetu Sipeli

Farewell to Lafetu Sipeli

The Ekalesia Kerisiano church at Liku ws packed to overflowing at the funeral service for the late Lafetu Sipeli. He died at Niue Foou Hospital on Tuesday 18 April after a short illness. Lafe,...

Breaking News

Breaking News

Wait up…….. Hey did you know this? As at lunchtime today, only one candidate has withdrawn from the Common Roll list – Ms Fanuma Sioneholo, leaving a total of 23 to contest the 6...

Fly-in Voters

Fly-in Voters

There appears to be a great deal of interest on the issue of fly-in voters and the possibility of some Niueans coming to specifically cast their votes and then fly off again into the...

Respect for ANZAC Day

Respect for ANZAC Day

Some members of the community have expressed disappointment at the action of some local fishermen who chose to go fishing while ANZAC commemoration was in progress. The war memorial where the national commemoration are...

Niue Elections 17 – Who Can Vote?

Niue Elections 17 – Who Can Vote?

Acting CEO of Niue Tourism Saluma Hunt has raised through social media her concern that she is not on the electoral roll for the coming elections even though she has been back on the...

Twenty Four into Six

Twenty Four into Six

Election 17 may well turn out to be the mother of all elections – no less than 24 candidates, which must be a record for the island, are vying for just 6 Common Roll...