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The National Federation Party is the oldest political party in Fiji. Since the party's formation in 1963, it has contributed immensely to the civil, economic, social and political empowerment of the people of Fiji.

Here are some of the key achievements and contributions of the National Federation Party:

  • Establishment of the Fiji National Provident Fund (FNPF)


  • Proposing the idea of a local university that led to the establishment of the University of the South Pacific (USP)

  • Successfully and peacefully negotiating the independence of Fiji and the 1970 Constitution.


  • Brought about the Agricultural Landlord and Tenant Ordinance (ALTO) in 1966 and the Agricultural Landlord and Tenant Act in 1976 in partnership with the landowners that provides mechanisms and basis for resolution of future land tenure issues in Fiji.

  • Played a key role in the sugar industry by negotiating the Denning Award, purchase of the CSR and SPSM and the establishment of the Fiji Sugar Corporation (FSC). NFP also had a hand in restructuring the sugar industry in 1984 allowing farmers to have greater say in the industry.

  • Negotiating Diwali and Prophet Mohammed's Birthday national public holidays.

  • Establishment of the Reeves Commission to review the 1990 Constitution and the successful passage of the 1997 Constitution.

  • Establishment of the Housing Authority of Fiji.

  • Forging the first genuine political/multiracial partnership with the SVT and VGP in 1999

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