Niue Ministers

Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership
(Female suffrage 1965)

New Zealand External Territory. Self-governing in free association with NZ. since 1974

Also see Niue Parliament

1974- Queen Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God Queen of New Zealand  and Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith (19.10-)
In 1974 she became Queen of Niue when the country obtained position of free-association with New Zealand. Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland since 1952. (b. 1926-)

1993-99 Minister of Environment, Education, Cultural- and Ethnic Arts, Religion, Sports and Youth Affairs O’Love Tauveve Jacobsen (Veve Jacobsen)
Minister of Health, Public Works, Women’s Affairs and the Niue Power Corporation
MP since 1993. When the premier lost his seat in the Assembly
, she was candidate for the post of Premier in 1999 and again in 2005, Vice-Chairperson of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association 2000, Spokesperson of the Association of Independent (Opposition) MPs 2005 and High Commissioner to New Zealand from 2011.

1997-99 Head of the Ministry of External Affairs Sisila Talagi
1999-2001 Secretary to the Government
2001 Acting Head of the Office of External Relations in the Prime Minister’s Office
She was Assistant Head of External Affairs 1994-97

1999 Acting Minister of Sports Va’ainga Tukuitonga
2001 Acting Minister of Sports and Administration
2002 Associate Minister for Culture
2005-08 Minister of Education, Taoga Niue and Culture, Women's Affairs, Justice, Lands and Survey
MP from 1999 when she defeated then Premier Leni.

2001- Clerk of the Cabinet Ngatu Tukutuma

2003-05 High Commissioner Sandra Lee
President of the Mana Motuhake Party in New Zealand 1991 and 1994-2001 its leader. Co-Deputy Leader 1991-94, Leader 1994-95 and Deputy leader of the Alliance 1996-2001. Minister of Conservation and Minister of Local Government, Associate Minister of Maori Affairs and Associate Minister for the Biodiversity 1999-2002 (b. 1952-).

2011-14 Minister of Health, Justice and Comminuty Affairs, Women Affairs and Social Welfare Joan Sisiati Tahafa Viliamu
2014- Assistant Minsiter of Social Services, Justice, Taoga Niue, Health and Education
Joan Viliamu is an MP


Last update 14.05.14