Tailevu Province

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Tailevu is one of the 14 provinces of Fiji.wikipedia
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Bau District

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Tailevu includes the districts of Bau, Nakelo, Verata, Wainibuka, and Sawakasa.
Bau District is a district of Tailevu Province, Fiji.

Verata (district)

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Tailevu includes the districts of Bau, Nakelo, Verata, Wainibuka, and Sawakasa.
Verata is a Tikina in Fiji's Tailevu Province.

Nausori

The main urban area of Tailevu is Nausori with a population of 21,645 in 1996.
Nausori is the home to 3 provinces Rewa, Tailevu and Naitasiri.

Kubuna

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Bau District includes Bau Island, the seat of the Kubuna Confederacy, one of three traditional chiefly hierarchies in Fiji.
It consists of the provinces of Tailevu, Naitasiri, Lomaiviti, and parts of the western provinces of Ba and Ra.

Viti Levu

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One of eight provinces based in Viti Levu, Fiji's largest island, its 755 square kilometers occupy the south-eastern fringe of the island, along with some central areas.
The Provinces of Ba, Nadroga-Navosa, and Ra comprise the Western Division, while Naitasiri, Namosi, Rewa, Serua, and Tailevu form the Central Division.

Bau (island)

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Bau District includes Bau Island, the seat of the Kubuna Confederacy, one of three traditional chiefly hierarchies in Fiji.
Bau is the capital of the Kubuna Confederacy (Kubuna Tribe) and the chiefly centre of Tailevu Province.

Ratu

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Bau District includes Bau Island, the seat of the Kubuna Confederacy, one of three traditional chiefly hierarchies in Fiji.
Regional variations include Ro in Rewa and parts of Naitasiri and Tailevu.

Provinces of Fiji

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Tailevu is one of the 14 provinces of Fiji.

Fiji

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Holders of the title included Seru Epenisa Cakobau, who forged the first nation-state out of the Fiji Islands and established the Kingdom of Viti, having himself crowned as king in 1871 before ceding the islands to the United Kingdom in 1874.

George Speight

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Another Tailevu native, famous in a different way, is George Speight, who fronted the coup d'état that overthrew Fiji's elected government in 2000.
George Speight hails from Naivicula, about ten kilometers from Korovou in Tailevu Province.

George Cakobau Jr.

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Discussions among the clans of Bau are currently underway to find a successor, with Cakobau's son, Ratu George Cakobau, considered a likely candidate.
In 2001, Cakobau was appointed to the Senate by the Great Council of Chiefs, having been nominated by the Tailevu Provincial Council.

Jope Seniloli

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Ratu Jope Seniloli, who was forced to resign the vice-presidency of Fiji in late 2004 following his conviction for coup-related offences, is also from Tailevu.
On 16 February 2006, the Fiji Village news service claimed that some Tailevu chiefs were quietly campaigning for the Great Council of Chiefs to reinstate Seniloli as Vice-President.

Census

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At the 2017 census, it had a population of 64,552, the fifth largest among the Provinces.

Vunivalu of Bau

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Kubuna's Paramount Chief, called the Vunivalu of Bau, is generally considered the most senior such chief in Fiji.

Seru Epenisa Cakobau

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Holders of the title included Seru Epenisa Cakobau, who forged the first nation-state out of the Fiji Islands and established the Kingdom of Viti, having himself crowned as king in 1871 before ceding the islands to the United Kingdom in 1874.

George Cakobau

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The last to hold the title was Ratu Sir George Cakobau, who was also Governor-General of Fiji from 1973 to 1983.

Governor-General of Fiji

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The last to hold the title was Ratu Sir George Cakobau, who was also Governor-General of Fiji from 1973 to 1983.

2000 Fijian coup d'état

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Another Tailevu native, famous in a different way, is George Speight, who fronted the coup d'état that overthrew Fiji's elected government in 2000.

Vice-President of Fiji

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Ratu Jope Seniloli, who was forced to resign the vice-presidency of Fiji in late 2004 following his conviction for coup-related offences, is also from Tailevu.

Fijians

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The Indigenous Fijians' land, water ways, foreshore and sea-bed and fishing grounds is held in perpetuity among other special privileges they are entitled to as the Native People of Fiji.

Timoci Natuva

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Colonel Timoci Lesikivatukoula Natuva (born 1957 in Wainibokasi, Tailevu) is a former Fijian politician and Member of the Parliament of Fiji.

Lelean Memorial School

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Lelean Memorial School caters for students in the Tailevu, Naitasiri and Rewa provinces but it also accepts those who apply from other parts of Fiji.

Queen Victoria School (Fiji)

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It later moved to Nanukuloa in Ra when World War II broke out; then the school was moved to Lodoni where the two schools QVS and RKS operated side by side before eventually moving to its current site at Matavatucou, Tailevu.

Tomasi Rabaka

Tomasi Mawi Rabaka (Tailevu, 5 December 1965 – Nadi, 24 June 2017) was a Fijian rugby union player who played as a fly-half.