Radini Nayau

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Radini Nayau is the courtesy title given to the wife or chief wife of the Tui Nayau, Paramount Chief of the Lau Islands in Fiji. The bearer of this title is installed at the same time as the Tui Nayau. In the past when polygamy was the norm and the Tui Nayau had many wives, the chief or senior wife bore this title.

The first holder of the title is likely to have been Laufitu, the senior wife of Rasolo, the first installed Tui Nayau. The last holder of this title was Ro Lady Lala Mara, who as the Roko Tui Dreketi was a Paramount Chief in her own right.

The following table lists consorts of Tui Nayaus who have held the title.

Order ' Consort of Lived Notes
1. Laufitu Rasolo 17??-17?? Daughter of the Tui Tovu, High Chief of Totoya Island.
2. Ciri of Taqalevu Malani 17??-18?? Lady of Tubou Village, Lakeba- mother of Vuetasau .
3. Adi Qativi Taliai Tupou 18??-18?? Daughter of Ratu Tui'ila'ila Lalabalavu Baleinamatau Tui Cakau, Paramount Chief of Cakaudrove.
4. Tiu of Taqalevu Eroni Loganimoce 18??-18?? Lady of Tubou Village .
5. Ateca Mocewai Alifereti Finau Ulugalala 18??-19?? Granddaughter of Ratu Seru Cakobau, Vunivalu of Bau .
6. Roko Senivaivai Tevita Uluilakeba III 18??-19?? Lady of Mataqali Naivi, Tubou Village and mother to Adi Eci Atelaite, Mrs Kelesi Malani, Ratu Etuate Wainiu etc.
7. Ro Lala Mara Ratu Sir Kamisese Kapaiwai Tuimacilai Mara 1931-2004 Daughter of the Roko Tui Dreketi, succeeded to her fathers title, in 1974 .