Fiji became an independent sovereign state on 10th October 1970 when its colonial status was abrogated.
Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara, the first Prime Minister of independent Fiji, received from Prince Charles the documents evidencing Fiji’s independence.
That independence was and remains a great source of pride and joy to all Fiji citizens. On that day the dark clouds of colonialism were swept away.
This 5 part documentary looks at the road to Fiji's independence.