The Stage being decorated

First ever “Rebuilding Tafea Sectoral Summit”

The TAFEA Province is hosting a 10 day “Rebuilding Tafea Sectoral Summit”. The program, the first of its kind ever for Tafea Province will look to bring different sectors together to discuss a new pathway and rebuild the Tafea Province after Cyclone PAM.


The Assistance Secretary General for the Tafea Province David Torvovor say “This summit will bring together the grass roots and the provincial government and also the government technicians. We want to address some issues from a bottoms up appraoch.”

“It is very important to always question development plans and look to ractify this plans whenever we can to allow citizens to benefit from government policies” continued the assistant SG.

“Not all plans are perfet and Tafea Province wants to be the first drop from the waterfall that strikes the chord to question lower level policies and really look to why grass roots do not benefit fron this policies”


The 10 day program includes the Independence Celebrations and major sports activities will happen at Laminu Stadium at Lenakel. Entertainment will be provided by Naio band, Young Life and the all amazing Fire dancers from WSB.

LC Tauraken is collecting participants from the Tafea Outher Islands to Tanna today. A chartered ATR Flight will also leave Vila today to bring in Musicians and officials. A expected crowed of over 20,000 is expected at Black man town.

There will be a soft launching today the 20th of July 2015.