HONOURABLE LENORA QEREQERETABUA
MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT
NATIONAL VICE PRESIDENT
Hon. Lenora Qereqeretabua is a current Member of Parliament of the Republic of Fiji serving as one of three (3) members of the National Federation Party after being elected into Parliament following the 2018 General Elections.
Hon. Qereqeretabua completed her studies at the University of Canberra in Australia and holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management from the University of the South Pacific. She has held various positions in Vodafone Fiji as a P.R and Media Officer, and as the Manager for the Vodafone ATH Fiji Foundation. However, in 2012 and prior to being elected as a Member of Parliament, Hon. Qereqeretabua resigned from her position at Vodafone and worked as a freelance Public Relations Consultant going on to serve as a facilitator and Master of Ceremony at several high profile local, regional and international events.
Hon. Qereqeretabua is widely recognized around the Pacific region as the host of the longest running regional television show ‘The Pacific Way’ which is still produced in Fiji by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) and shown in over 20 Pacific Nations and territories. In 1988, she was crowned Miss Hibiscus Fiji—the largest Festival in the South Pacific, which has seen her become a household name in Fiji.
Throughout her professional life, Hon. Qereqeretabua has continuously worked alongside local and international charities and aid organisations in raising their issues. She has become a renowned environmental activist and an advocate for Lifeline Fiji—a suicide prevention helpline and counselling service. She has also recently joined WOWS Fiji—a non-profit Charity Foundation for children with cancer, as a champion for their “Save it or Shave it” 2019 campaign. She has also served as a Board Member for Save the Children Fiji.
During the 2018 General Elections, Hon. Qereqeretabua campaigned largely on environmental issues and was a strong advocate for more women representation in Parliament. In this Parliamentary term, she joins 9 other strong women parliamentarians, the largest women representation in Fijian Parliament history.
Honourable Qereqeretabua is married to Poasa Qiri and has one daughter; Ana-lisa.