Posts Tagged ‘Fiji elections’

Senior Methodist ministers will not stand in elections

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

The Methodist Church in Fiji and Rotuma will not have any of its senior members standing for the 2014 general elections. Confirming this, church general secretary Reverend Tevita Nawadra said despite their intentions not to participate in the elections, they would still be part of the country’s political agenda. Mr Nawadra said their main aim Read more

Polynesia and NZ Anglican Archbishops support Fiji election process

Friday, July 13th, 2012

Two of the Anglican Archbishops attending the church’s General Synod in Nadi have expressed support for the Fiji election process. Polynesia’s Anglican Archbishop, Winston Halapua, says it is important for all races to unite for what he deems a ‘worthy cause’ by supporting the Fiji government towards the election process. “The power of democracy is already set Read more

Religious groups may not use Fiji’s Electronic Voter Registration

Friday, July 6th, 2012

Fiji’s Electronic Voter Registration process (EVR) began in major centres last Tuesday. The EVR helps to minimise election fraud and at the same time accelerate the voter identification process. However, some religious organisations have told the Fiji government they may not participate in the electronic voter registration. Commissioner Western Commander Joeli Cawaki said the organisations had refused Read more