Sir Toke Talagi is Dead : Death, Obituary, Cause of Death, Memorial, Funeral
360NG totally feeling remorsed to announce the death of a loved one ‘Sir Toke Talagi ‘.
‘Sir Toke Talagi ‘ has Passed Away.
Friends and families of the deceased are mourning the passing of their loved and cherished Sir Toke Talagi .
About Sir Toke Talagi
The death of Sir Toke Talagi was made known to us and confirmed via social media.
Sir Toke Tufukia Talagi(9 January 1951 – 15 July 2020) was a Niuean politician, diplomat, and statesman. He served as Premier of Niue from 2008 to 2020.
In 1999, he was elected to the Niue Assembly as an Independent. He was elected premier in the 2008 general election. During his tenure as premier, he was also Minister of Foreign Affairs. He unsuccessfully ran for a fifth-term in 2020 and was subsequently replaced by Dalton Tagelagi. Prior to becoming Premier, Talagi was Minister of Finance from 2002 until 2005.
In the 2017 New Year Honours, Talagi was appointed Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit (KNZM).
Sir Toke Talagi Cause of Death
How Sir Toke Talagi died (Cause of death)
On 9 July 2020, Talagi was again medevaced to New Zealand for treatment over a long-illness. He died at the Niue Foou Hospital in Alofi on 15 July 2020, shortly after returning to Niue. After his death, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that Talagi would be “remembered for his lifelong commitment to safeguarding Niue’s future security and prosperity”.
Sir Toke Talagi Memorial/Funeral
Location of Memorial has not been disclosed yet, we will update you once information has been revealed..
Sir Toke Talagi Tributes
What People Say about Sir Toke Talagi !!!
— Fletcher Tabuteau MP (@FletcherNZFirst) July 15, 2020
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has extended New Zealand’s condolences following the death of Niue’s former Premier, Sir Toke Talagi. https://t.co/WbpZujT5U8
— New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade (@MFATNZ) July 15, 2020
RIP Sir Toke Talagi, former Premier of Niue, seasoned politician, business entrepreneur, Pacific leade and a Man of many talents. Fano a koe mo e Mafola e fenoga ke he Kautu i luga he Lagi.
— Crossley Tatui (@CROSSLEYTATUI) July 15, 2020
Saddened to hear about the passing of my friend Sir Toke Talagi, former Premier of Niue. He was a formidable statesman and champion for his people. My condolences to his family, and the people of Niue. pic.twitter.com/dnTE99L5hU
— Ambassador Brown 🇺🇸 (@USAmbNZ) July 15, 2020