News - Samoa

13

Jul '17

13 Jul 2017

Samoa

Samoa to build new high commission in Wellington

The Samoa Government is to build a new high commission in the New Zealand capital, Wellington. A release from the Minister of the Prime Minister and Cabinet says the current commission does not...

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30

Jun '17

30 Jun 2017

Samoa

Nation mourns Seiuli’s passing

Samoa has a lost a national character. Today, families, friends and everyone whose lives were touched by Seiuli Alan Alo Vaai are mourning his passing away. On social media last night, mourners...

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22

Jun '17

22 Jun 2017

Samoa

Manu Samoa team to play Wales named

Coach Namulauulu Alama Ieremia has named his team to play Wales at Apia Park tomorrow. Captain David Lemi is back in the starting team with Alafoti Faosiliva starting at number eight. The team is...

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22

Jun '17

22 Jun 2017

Samoa

Savaia Lefaga - Samoa’s first tsunami ready village

Savaia village, on the southern coast of Upolu, will be recognised by the U.N.E.S.C.O Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (I.O.C) as Samoa’s first Tsunami Ready community during a...

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16

Jun '17

16 Jun 2017

Samoa

Manu Samoa side named ahead of All Blacks Test

Manu Samoa has announced its side for Friday night's highly-anticipated Test match against the All Blacks at Eden Park in Auckland. Eight of the 23-man squad will be donning the famous blue...

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15

Jun '17

15 Jun 2017

Samoa

Paramount title of Malietoa in Samoa finally decided

The three branches of Sa Malietoa in Samoa have reached agreement on who should hold the paramount title, unanimously deciding to bestow it on Faamausili Moli, a son of the late head of state and...

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05

Jun '17

5 Jun 2017

Samoa

Celebrating being Samoan from a world away

  Moera Tuilaepa-Taylor     As Samoan language week comes to an end in New Zealand, we meet three Samoans living overseas, and find out how they celebrate being...

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01

Jun '17

1 Jun 2017

Samoa

NZ aid to boost Samoa tourism

New Zealand is to contribute $US5.15 million dollars to help boost tourism in Samoa.   The New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English, who is in Samoa for its 55th anniversary of...

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29

May '17

29 May 2017

Samoa

Sonny Natanielu - Celebrating Samoan language, culture and identity

Samoan-born Sonny Natanielu has come a long way from trying to scrub his skin off as a teen, to now celebrating his language, culture and identity. "I was born in Samoa and I came over here when...

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03

May '17

3 May 2017

Samoa

B.S.P. launches kids savings account

Bank South Pacific’s commitment to Samoa in delivering convenient, innovative and affordable banking, the bank is pleased to announce an addition to their account suite, and this time catering...

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13

Apr '17

13 Apr 2017

Samoa

US embassy kicks off literacy programme in Samoa

Lepea Primary School in Samoa has been presented with over 600 reading and reference books from the US Embassy. The Samoa Observer reports the donation marks the first of the Embassy's 'Faitau =...

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04

Apr '17

4 Apr 2017

Samoa

All Blacks close to agreeing Samoa fixture

A deal is almost complete for New Zealand to face Samoa in a warm-up Test ahead of the British and Irish Lions tour, according to reports. NZME are reporting that the fixture will take place on...

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