Adi Tema Sovau Varo
Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama
Who We Are
FijiFirst is a national movement dedicated to the service of our nation and the advancement of the well-being of our people. We say what we will do and do what we say. We have shown and will continue to show that Fijians CAN TRUST US by fulfilling our promises. We strongly believe in earning the people’s confidence. We feel the worries and concerns of our people and share their hopes and dreams.
A key strength of FijiFirst is the strong sense of unity, loyalty, and discipline. We have put together a team of individuals with diverse viewpoints who work together for the betterment of Fiji and always put the nation’s interests first.
We take pride in our core values and beliefs.
Integrity: FijiFirst must remain clean, incorruptible, above board, transparent, and lead with integrity.
Diversity: FijiFirst will ensure a Fiji that belongs equally to all citizens, where every individual is assured of justice and fairness.
Meritocracy: FijiFirst will continue with a system that provides citizens with equal opportunities to progress and for a person’s contributions to be recognized and appreciated based on merit.
Self-Reliance: FijiFirst believes no one owes us a living. We will avoid creating a dependency syndrome.
FijiFirst won elections in 2014 and were again victorious in 2018.
Victory Story of the 2014 Election
On July 25, 2014, the party announced its 50 candidates, 9 of whom were women, with Frank Bainimarama as its leader.
The party received 293,714 votes, or 59.2 per cent of all votes (495,105), in the 2014 Fijian General Elections, giving FijiFirst a victorious majority with 32 of the 50 Parliamentary seats.
Victory Story of the 2018 Election
In the 2018 elections, the party fielded 51 candidates, 10 of whom were women. FijiFirst won the 2018 General Elections with the people’s affection and support. FijiFirst received 227,241 votes, resulting in a 50.02 per cent vote share and 27 seats.
Reliability: We say what we do and do what we say. By fulfilling our promises, we have shown and will continue to show that Fijians CAN TRUST US. We strongly believe in earning the people’s confidence.
Compassionate: FijiFirst empathises with our people. We FEEL their worries and concerns, as well as share their hopes and dreams.
Pragmatism: FijiFirst believes in a flexible approach to generating solutions to problems confronting Fiji. We will be innovative and smart while remaining consistent to our values. Our unique approach IS WORKING.
Unity: A key strength of FijiFirst is the strong sense of unity, loyalty and discipline. We encourage individuals with diverse viewpoints, who CAN WORK TOGETHER for the betterment of Fiji and always put the nation’s interests first.
Far-Sighted: FijiFirst believes in taking a long-term view to national development. We are not only solving problems today, but laying the groundwork to confront the challenges of the future. We CAN SEE AHEAD to guide Fijians along the best way forward.
Decisive: FijiFirst will make swift and bold decisions. We WILL DO WHAT IS NECESSARY to achieve progress quickly for all Fijians.
Resilient: FijiFirst will persevere. We CAN ENDURE tough times and will always be there for all Fijians.