$260k facelift for traditional house

Families from Levuka, Nabukelevu and Kadavu who have traditional ties to Viseisei, Vuda celebrate after the opening of the Nakelo House behind them. Picture: BALJEET SINGH

Families from Levuka, Nabukelevu and Kadavu who have traditional ties to Viseisei, Vuda celebrate after the opening of the Nakelo House behind them. Picture: BALJEET SINGH

VILLAGERS of Viseisei, Vuda last week witnessed the unveiling of yet another piece of history; the opening of the refurbished Nakelo House. This traditional house, which belongs to the tokatoka (family unit) Nakelo, is more than 100 years old and cost $260,000 to rebuild. Those belonging to tokatoka (family unit) Nakelo are the traditional kingmakers […]

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