24 Apr 2014

Niue Premier re-elected

11:48 am on 24 April 2014

The Premier of Niue, Toke Talagi, has been re-elected as leader of the 15th Niue Legislative Assembly, defeating Stanley Kalauni by 12 votes to eight.

The Assembly has chosen a commissioner of the High Court of Niue and Talagi caucus nominee, Togia Pihigia, as new Speaker.

The former speaker Ahohiva Levi was not nominated for the post.

The premier says he will anounce his new three-member Cabinet tomorrow.

800 electors voted for the 14 village candidates and six common roll members.