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Vunivalu Of Rewa Dies At 85

He is survived by seven children, 33 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
20 Oct 2020 09:35
Vunivalu Of Rewa Dies At 85
Vunivalu of Rewa, Ro Epeli Vakacaracara Mataitini.

The Vunivalu of Rewa, Ro Epeli Vakacaracara Mataitini, has died at the age of 85. Ro Mataitini passed away on Sunday morning, October 18, 2020.

His son, Ro Alipate Mataitini has confirmed his death.

He has maternal links to Lasakau in Bau.

Ro Mataitini was a member of the iTaukei Affairs Board, the iTaukei Land Trust and the Rewa Provincial Development Holdings Limited. He was a former Senator and was a member of the Native Lands Appeals Tribunal.

Traditional notifications and representations have been made Fiji-wide and abroad to those with family and traditional links to the Vunivalu’s household.

Public condolence gatherings in Rewa will start on Wednesday, October 21.

The funeral cortege will depart the CWM Hospital on Thursday afternoon.

The funeral service will take place at the Josaia Methodist Church.

Ro Mataitini will be laid at his final resting place in Lomanikoro, Rewa on Friday, October 23.

He is survived by seven children, 33 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.

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