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National Archives

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National Archives Office

Overview

The National Archives of Fiji was established in 1954 as the Central Archives of Fiji and the Western Pacific High Commission.  
It s initial role was to preserve the Public Records of Fiji.  The name of the department was changed to the National Archives of Fiji after Fiji attained its independence in 1970.....read more

Vision and Mission

Vision
To provide the highest standard of archival services to government and the citizens of the nation.

Mission
To ensure the preservation of the archival heritage of Fiji and to promote....read more

Fiji Islands Administrative History

1840 
David Whippy appointed Vice Consul for the United States of America 
following the return of United States Exploring Expedition under 
the command of Commodore Wilkes to the United States

1858 
W T Pritchard, the first British Consul to be appointed to Fiji arrived in 
Levuka

1871 – March 1874 
Kingdom of Fiji – Cakobau Government

March 1874 – October 1874 
Ad-Interim Government

10 October 1874 – 31st August 1875 
Provisional or Temporary Government of Fiji

September 1875 – October 1970 
Colony of Fiji

10th October 1970 – May 1987 
Independent Government of Fiji
14th May 1987 – October 1987 
Military Administration

7th October 1987 – May 2000 
Republic of Fiji

19th May 2000 – June 2000 
Fiji Interim Military Government

July 2000 – March 2001 
Fiji Interim Civilian Government

September 2001 – December 2006 
Republic of the Fiji Islands Government

5th December 2006 – April 2009 
Fiji Interim Government

10th April 2009 
Abrogation of Constitution 

April 2009 
Government of Fiji