General Fono
Fono Fakamua
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Leadership
Charles III
since 8 September 2022
Don Higgins
since 2022
Alapati Tavite
since 12 March 2024[1]
Seats20
Elections
Last election
26 January 2023
Website
https://www.tokelau.org.nz/

The General Fono (Tokelauan: Fono Fakamua) is the parliament of Tokelau. It has 20 members (15 before 2008), representing the 3 atolls. Elections are held every three years.

Tokelau is a de facto non-partisan democracy since both village and Fono elections are made without political parties.[2]

Results of the 2023 election

Main article: 2023 Tokelauan general election

Position Atafu members Fakaofo members Nukunonu members
Faipule Kelihiano Kalolo Fofo Tuisano Alapati Tavite
Pulenuku Nogo Iupati Otinielu Tuumuli Petelo Patelesio
Taupulega Representatives
(Village elders)
Lepaio Lua Kaio Isaako Falaniko Aloisio
Tiu Faō Tuutuuvae Sefo Ateri Salesio Lui
Tulano Toloa Taupati Peleni
Taulelea Representatives
(Men's group)
Tepapa Tom Toma Palelei Famatala Sili Savelio Tumua
Fafine Representatives
(Women's group)
Latu Kuresa Malia Sugalu Puē Lupe Josephine Lui
Source: Radio New Zealand

See also

References

  1. ^ "Tokelau". rulers.org. Retrieved 30 March 2024.
  2. ^ "How Tokelau is Governed". tokelau.org.nz. Archived from the original on 24 April 2015. Makes no references to political parties for elections or governance.