6 Mar 2020

Kiribati to go to polls for elections in April

3:04 pm on 6 March 2020

The people of Kiribati will go to the polls for elections in April.

Parliament House in Kiribati

Parliament House in Kiribati Photo: RNZ Pacific / Koro Vaka'uta

The 46-member Parliament is elected in a two-round system of polling.

The first round will be held on the 7 April, with the second round to be held on 15 April.

Election notices will be posted around all islands next week.

Incumbent president Taneti Maamau has said he wants to pursue a second term.

Kiribati President, Taneti Maamau

Taneti Maamau. Photo: RNZ Pacific / Koro Vaka'uta