News - Samoa
26 Oct 2018
Over 2000 Samoans are now working in New Zealand under three separate employment initiatives. The Recognised Seasonal Employer scheme is by far the largest with 1,800 Samoans working in...
22 Oct 2018
Sea level monitoring station opens in Tonga Samoa gets extra 100 meat processing jobs under RSE scheme
Samoa has been given one hundred more jobs this year under the seasonal scheme in New Zealand for meat processing. This is in addition to the 150 jobs for Samoans every year since the...
21 Sep 2018
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved a US$35.75 million grant to improve the climate resilience of Samoa’s road network, and facilitate a rapid response in the event of...
6 Sep 2018
Samoan workers are now eligible to apply to work in Australia under the Pacific Labour Scheme which enables access to low and semi-skilled temporary work opportunities in Australia. The Pacific...
30 Jul 2018
Samoa and New Zealand commemorated 56 years of their Treaty of Friendship over the weekend. The treaty was signed in August 1962 after the Pacific nation became independent. In his address...
24 Jul 2018
Samoa has installed a battery energy storage system, a first of its kind in the Pacific islands. The $US8.8 million project at the Fiaga Power Station is capable of storing six megawatts of...
10 Jul 2018
New Zealand Immigration has today published results of its Samoan quota ballot, following a record number of registrations. Those whose numbers have been picked are now eligible to go through...
9 Jul 2018
Samoa's government has begun work on a multi-million dollar project it hopes will protect 18 vulnerable communities from flooding. The aim of the Vaisigano Catchment Project is to reduce...
3 Jul 2018
Samoa's Prime Minister says cybercrime is not just a crime of the future but is something that needs to be addressed now. Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegoai has welcomed representatives of the...