Naitasiri

Naitasiri is a Province of Fiji. It is one of the country's fourteen Provinces, and one of eight based in Viti Levu, Fiji's largest island.

Geography and infrastructure

Naitasiri as a province covers 1,666 square kilometers, the Province occupies the area to the north and east of (but does not include) Suva, the capital. Its population at the last census in 1996 was 126,641, making Naitasiri the country's second most populous Province. Its main urban area is the burgeoning town of Nasinu, with a population of some 84,000.

Naitasiri Province includes Naitasiri District, as well as Lomaivuna, Waimaro, and Wainimala Districts. Naitasiri is governed by a Provincial Council, chaired by Ratu Solomoni Boserau.

Notable People of Naitasiri

Well-known Naitasiri residents include Ratu Inoke Takiveikata, the Qaranivalu (Paramount Chief) of Naitasiri District and a former Cabinet Minister and Senator, who is now serving a life-sentence for his role in a mutiny connected with the Fiji coup of 2000, also Jone Naqica, who plays rugby for the US national rugby team.

Notes and References

  • Man, by Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland - 1901- Page 121, Reference to Naitasiri.
  • The Failure of Democratic Politics in Fiji by Stephanie Lawson - 1991 Published by Oxford University Press - Page 269, statistical details of Naitasiri
  • The Journal of the Royal Geographical Society:General index to the fifth ten volumes, By Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain),Norton Shaw, Hume Greenfield, Henry Walter Bates, Published 1831, Original from Stanford University - Page 237

Further reading

  • The hill tribes of fiji: A Record of Forty Years', By Adolph Brewster, Published 1922 Seeley, Service & co. Original from Stanford University.

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