Head of Government of Tokelau

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Head of Government of Tokelau
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Badge of Tokelau
Incumbent
Siopili Perez

since 6 March 2017
Inaugural holder Salesio Lui
Formation February 1993
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politics and government of
Tokelau

The office of head of government of Tokelau (Ulu-o-Tokelau), often simply called the Ulu,[1] rotates yearly between the faipule (leaders) of Tokelau's three atolls - Atafu, Fakaofo, and Nukunonu. The current Ulu is Siopili Perez, the Faipule of Nukunonu atoll, who has held the position since March 2017.

There have been 25 Ulus of Tokelau since 1993, when the office was established, and 2017.[2][3]

List[edit]

The Ulu-o-Tokelau since the office's creation in 1993 have been:[2][4]

Incumbent Tenure
Took office Left office
Salesio Lui February 1993 February 1994
Keli Neemia February 1994 February 1995
Lepaio Simi February 1995 February 1996
Pio Tuia February 1996 February 1997
Falima Teao February 1997 February 1998
Kuresa Nasau February 1998 February 1999
Pio Tuia (2nd time) February 1999 February 2000
Kolouei O'Brien February 2000 February 2001
Kuresa Nasau (2nd time) February 2001 February 2002
Pio Tuia (3rd time) February 2002 February 2003
Kolouei O'Brien (2nd time) February 2003 February 2004
Patuki Isaako February 2004 February 2005
Pio Tuia (4th time) February 2005 15 February 2006
Kolouei O'Brien (3rd time) 15 February 2006 February 2007
Kuresa Nasau (3rd time) February 2007 23 February 2008
Pio Tuia (5th time) 23 February 2008 21 February 2009
Foua Toloa 21 February 2009 22 March 2010
Kuresa Nasau (4th time) 22 March 2010 11 March 2011
Foua Toloa (2nd time) 11 March 2011 February 2012
Kerisiano Kalolo February 2012 March 2013
Salesio Lui (2nd time) March 2013 February 2014
Kuresa Nasau (5th time) February 2014 23 February 2015
Siopili Perez 23 February 2015 8 March 2016
Afega Gaualofa 8 March 2016 6 March 2017
Siopili Perez (2nd time)[3] 6 March 2017 Present

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tokelau ulu keen to restore wide consultation". Radio New Zealand International. 15 September 2009. Retrieved 15 September 2009. 
  2. ^ a b Tauafiafi ·, Lealaiauloto Aigaletaulealea F. (2017-03-05). "Delegates arrive for first parliamentary sitting of Tokelau's 9th government". Pacific Guardians. Retrieved 2017-07-14. 
  3. ^ a b "Tokelau Inaugurates New Ulu Siopili Perez". Radio New Zealand International. Pacific Islands Reports. 2017-03-07. Retrieved 2017-07-14. 
  4. ^ "Tokelau: Heads of government (Ulu-o-Tokelau)". Rulers.org. Retrieved 2017-07-14.