Penisimani Fifita


Constituency People's Representative for Tongatapu No. 9
Date of Birth  
Sex Male
Marital Status Married 

BA Geography/History/Politics



Parliamentary History

First elected to Parliament in the November 2014 General Election.
A Member of the following House Committees as of 2015:
i) Chairperson for the Standing Committee on Social Services
ii) Standing Committee on Agriculture and Fisheries
iii) Select Committee on Population and Development
iv) Standing Committee on Anti-Corruption

Employment History

Assistant Teacher, Tonga High School – 1975
Senior Assistant Teacher, Ha’afeva GPS III – 1976
Senior Assistant Teacher Class II, Tungua GPS – 1976
Teacher-in-Charge, Matuku GPS – 1977-1978
Senior Assistant Teacher, Mu’a GPS – 1979
Assistant Teacher, Tonga High School – 1980
Assistant Teacher, Tonga College – 1981- 1983
Assistant Teacher Graduate, ‘Eua High School – 1987-1989
Assistant Teacher Graduate and Acting Deputy Principal, ‘Eua High School - 1990
Assistant Teacher Graduate, Tonga College – 1991
Senior Lecturer, Tonga College – 1992
Senior Lecturer & Acting Principal, Niuatoputapu District High School- 1993-1994
Senior Lecturer & Acting Principal, Niuafo’ou High School – 1995-1996
Acting Government Representative, Niuafo’ou District – 1996
Senior Education Officer for Secondary Schools & Senior Tutor, Tonga College – 1998-2003
Acting Deputy Principal, Tonga Institute of Education – 1999
Senior Education Officer, Curriculum Development Unit – 2003-2005
Principal, Vava’u High School – 2006
Chief Education Officer, Quality Assurance Division – 2007
First Alternative Member for the Retirement Fund Board – 2008-2011
Acting Deputy Director for Cultural Division, Ministry of Internal Affairs – 2011-2012
Retired from the Civil Service at Level 2, Employed by the Government of Tonga for 38 years – December 2013 

Contact Information

Postal Address :

Legislative Assembly of Tonga,
P.O. Box 901, 
Nuku’alofa, Tonga.

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Mobile Phone : +676 66858
Home Phone : +676 31194
Hobbies Farming, animal husbandry, reading, watching TV and swimming. 















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