News - Samoa

27

Mar '17

27 Mar 2017

Samoa

Samoa sending medical patients to India instead of NZ

Samoa has begun sending patients needing medical treatment overseas to India instead of New Zealand to save money. It comes as India was also offering to send doctors to Samoa to undertake...

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27

Mar '17

27 Mar 2017

Samoa

Surgical trainees in Samoa receive specialized training from Australian team

A team from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) is in Samoa this week as part of RACS Pacific Island Program, which seeks to strengthen specialised clinical services across 11...

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21

Mar '17

21 Mar 2017

Samoa

Strong women make stronger families, villages

Roles and responsibilities within a Samoan family have already been demarcated. Knowing where you fit in is extremely important. That is the opinion of Lupe Fuimaono, of Lauli’i. The mother...

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21

Mar '17

21 Mar 2017

Samoa

Samoa's PM calls on villages to support more hydro electricity plants

Samoa's prime minister is calling on villages with water resources to support the development of more hydro electricity plants. Tuila'epa Sailele Malielegaoi was speaking at the ground breaking...

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21

Mar '17

21 Mar 2017

Samoa

Audition excitement builds for upcoming film

Excitement is building as auditions are starting to be held in Samoa, for a short film, “Liliu”, written and directed by Jeremiah Tauamiti and produced by Tagata Pasifika producer, Ngaire...

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19

Mar '17

19 Mar 2017

Samoa

Stars home for premier of One Thousand Ropes

The Apollo Cinemas in the heart of Apia was the place to be last night. It was where the stars of Samoan film, One Thousand Ropes, mixed and mingled with members of the public during the...

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12

Mar '17

12 Mar 2017

Samoa

Dave Fane: God of the Pacific?

"Dave or David, I'm easy either or, you know? As long as you're not calling me c***, then I don't care." Whoa. Didn't take Dave/David Fane long to drop the c-bomb. All I did was ask him what he...

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06

Mar '17

6 Mar 2017

Samoa

Husband’s job in N.Z. heaven sent for Letogo family

Makerita Sovala from the village of Letogo is sure about one thing. Challenges will always be around. But if we persevere and never give up, the blessings will come. The 31-year-old stays with...

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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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