Kuresa Nasau

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Kuresa Nasau is a Tokelauan politician who has served as head of government (Ulu o Tokelau) seven times and as faipule of Atafu.[1]

He lost his seat in the 2011 election,[2] but was re-elected in 2014.[3] He lost his seat again in the 2017 election. In 2017, after the election, it was revealed that he had made several controversial capital investment decisions, including the purchase of two helicopters.[4]

Terms of office as Ulu o Tokelau:

  • 1992 – February 1993
  • February 1995 – February 1996
  • February 1998 – February 1999
  • February 2001 – February 2002
  • February 2007 – February 2008
  • 22 March 2010 – 11 March 2011
  • February 2014 – 23 February 2015

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tokelau atoll of Fakaofo chooses new leader as Atafu and Nukunonu retain their faipule". Radio New Zealand. 21 January 2008. Retrieved 15 December 2020.
  2. ^ "New faipule elected for two Tokelau atolls". RNZ. 22 January 2011. Retrieved 26 October 2021.
  3. ^ "Tokelauan voters make big changes in ongoing government". RNZ. 24 January 2014. Retrieved 26 October 2021.
  4. ^ "Controversial helicopter deal part of Tokelau capital spending spree". RNZ. 18 August 2017. Retrieved 26 October 2021.