Late MP Natapei’s body to arrive in Tafea

The reception and farewell of late Honorable Edward Nipake NATAPEI, MP, President of VANUA’AKU Pati and leader of Opposition will continue in Tanna on Friday the 31st of July 2015.

Late Natapei’s body is expected to be received by Tafea Province Leaders & Representatives at at White-grass Airport. Tafea Leaders will receive his coffin before leading the funeral procession to Lenakel.

The Cavalcade will proceed through Blackman Town to Isangel and return to Lenakel where the coffin will be received by family and chiefs. Late Natapei’s body will spend one night at Lenakel.

On Saturday 1 August from 6am to 10am the public will come to pay their respects before the official funeral service at At 11.00am, the late leader’s body will depart Lenakel for Whitegrass Airport where Natapei will board his last flight to his home island Futuna.


Julian Ligo


The current director for Yumi Toktok Stret. A strong advocator for the "internet" as a tool to support good governance. Currently promoting the internet as the tool to drive change and believes "media must play a better role in educating society"

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