News - Samoa

15

Feb '17

15 Feb 2017

Samoa

New international paddling race in Samoa

THE Alo Paopao Festival Trust, which is behind the Alo Paopao International Paddling Festival that has been running since 2012, has announced a new international race for March 18. They have...

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06

Feb '17

6 Feb 2017

Samoa

Young man driven by love for his family

When one door closes, find another. Toni Leautuli, 22, of Salelologa and Magiagi, once worked for a construction contractor but when that ended, he turned to his other passion to help his family...

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06

Feb '17

6 Feb 2017

Samoa

P.M. pays tribute to Rev. Fa’apaia Tariu

The life of a senior Pastor of the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa was remembered and celebrated when the nation paused to pay tribute to his service on Friday. Reverend Fa’apaia...

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31

Jan '17

31 Jan 2017

Samoa

Blues preparing for jam-packed rugby season with Samoa match confirmed

The Blues are preparing for a jam-packed June after confirming they’ll take a Super Rugby game to Samoa days before they play the Britsh / Irish Lions at Eden Park. The historic Super game in...

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31

Jan '17

31 Jan 2017

Samoa

Family initiative aims to stop Samoa's child street vendors

A pilot programme has started in Samoa to help low income families set up small businesses, with hopes it will help end the problem of children selling goods on the streets of the capital, Apia. ...

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26

Jan '17

26 Jan 2017

Samoa

Parents agonise over back to school

There is no doubt the children of Samoa are looking forward to returning to school. But parents are already stressing out over how to finance their school fees, uniforms, building fees,...

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26

Jan '17

26 Jan 2017

Samoa

When the going gets tough

Meet 50-year-old Malo Tala from Siumu. He told the Village Voice that life is getting tougher by the day. “I was born and raised in Siumu and I have to admit that the struggles I am...

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24

Jan '17

24 Jan 2017

Samoa

Rallying cry by millions of women echoed in Samoa

The plight of millions of women around the world protesting against the inauguration of Donald John Trump as the 45th President of the United States of America is not lost in Samoa. As images of...

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10

Jan '17

10 Jan 2017

Samoa

Love Samoa, Love Pacific

Women in Business and Janet’s bring new Samoan Coconut Oil Body care brand to Market A new brand of Samoan Coconut Body Oil and Soaps called Love Pacific has been developed in partnership...

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28

Dec '16

28 Dec 2016

Samoa

‘Best Christmas present ever’

Christmas presents mean different things to different people. They come in different forms and sizes, varying in significance. But what if your Christmas present is the stuff that’s capable...

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12

Dec '16

12 Dec 2016

Samoa

Poverty exists but with a Samoan twist

By Vatapuia Maiava and Sarafina Sanerivi , 12 December 2016   For Tovio Fesola’i, from the village of Lealaoali’i, Faleasi’u, he believes there is poverty in Samoa but only to an...

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14

Nov '16

14 Nov 2016

Samoa

Sport: Manu Samoa confident of upsetting French

A strong Manu Samoa rugby side will take on the French on Sunday, confident they can upset the home side in Toulouse. Coach Namulauulu Alama Ieremia named an experienced team this week which he...

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