Late Sir Reuben Taureka

Parliament pays respects to late Sir Reuben

Before the first sitting for 2018 moved its formal business, Speaker Charlie Benjamin announced the passing of Sir Reuben on December 10th 2017.

Sir Reuben was the Open Member for the Rigo-Abau Open in the Third House of Assembly and First Parliament from 1972 to 1977.

During his tenure as an Open MP, Sir Ruebn was appointed Minister for Health from 1972 – 1974, Minister for Education from 1974 – 1976, and then Minister for Information and Broadcasting in 1976.