At the close of nominations at midday Friday, 25 nomination forms for the 14 village seats and 17 candidates competing for the six common roll seats had been received.
Broadcasting Corporation of Niue reports the Premier Dalton Tagelagi has been elected unopposed along with four other incumbents.
Several new MPs will be elected to parliament with several sitting members having already announced they will not contest the election.
The election will be held on 29 April.
Alofi South – Dalton Emani Tagelagi
Alofi North – Tutuli Heka, Alan Tano Puleoti, Stanley Fredrick Tafafu
Makefu – Tioneatali Kemusiaki Lolani, Tofua Puletama
Tuapa – Esa Sharon Mona Ainuu
Namukulu – Silipea Sione
Hikutavake -Ian Hipa, Masiniholo Lagaloga, Opili Talafai
Toi – Dion Paki Taufitu
Mutalau – Makaseau Ioane, Florence Maureen Melekitama
Lakepa – Shield Palahetogia, Rhonda Linaone Tiakia
Liku – Sionetasi Pulehetoa, Logopati Seumanu
Hakupu – Richie Mautama
Vaiea – Talaititama Talaiti
Avatele – Ketiligi Saniteli Fereti, Hetututama Speedo Hetutu, Pita Poimamao Vakanofiti
Tamakautonga – Peter Andrew Funaki, Ricky Muimuiaki Makani
Common Roll seats
For the Common Roll seats, there are 17 candidates, 10 men and 7 women. Nine are new names to the ballot, three incumbents are seeking re-election, three former ministers who want to try again, and a former New Zealand High Commissioner to Niue.
Mark Herbert Blumsky
Terry Donald Coe
Emani Haile Fakaotimanava-Lui
Julie Sophai Funaki-Talagi
O’love Tauveve Jacobsen
Ettie Lotomaanu Pasene-Mizziebo
Fisa Igilise Pihigia
Togia Likalika Sioneholo
Billy Graham Talagi
Birtha Richmond Tongahai
The candidates have until Thursday 20 April to decide if they wish to withdraw their candidacy. If candidates withdraw they will be reimbursed their $200 nomination fee.
SOURCE: RNZ PACIFIC/PACNEWS