News - Samoa

05

Apr '18

5 Apr 2018

Samoa

Women's leadership project launched in Samoa

A new leadership project aimed at advancing gender equality has been launched in Samoa. The Women in Leadership in Samoa project also seeks to improve women's leadership in the country Samoa...

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20

Mar '18

20 Mar 2018

Samoa

Money wise competition empowers young people

  The Central Bank of Samoa congratulated the winners of their “Be Money Wise Poster Competition and Build Your Savings Piggy Bank/ Money Box Competition” last Friday. The prize giving...

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15

Mar '18

15 Mar 2018

Samoa

Kitchen garden, health documentary tackle lifestyle diseases in Samoa

With the first school kitchen garden at Apia Primary School, Malifa launched, a second garden is being planned for Poutasi Primary School. The project designed to combat non-communicable...

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05

Mar '18

5 Mar 2018

Samoa

PM inspects Samoan guard of honour in first stop on Pacific trip

The Prime Minister has been welcomed in Samoa by a full military band at her first stop in her Pacific Mission trip. Foreign Minister Winston Peters is accompanying Jacinda Ardern on a week-long...

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26

Feb '18

26 Feb 2018

Samoa

Watch out for scammers on social media, Central Bank of Samoa

The Central Bank of Samoa is warning locals about the dangers of Facebook and other social media networks being used by scammers to take their money. The bank has issued the warning in a press...

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19

Feb '18

19 Feb 2018

Samoa

Samoa sets up superannuation for RSE workers

The Samoa government has decreed that all Samoans working in New Zealand under the Recognised Seasonal Employers scheme are to start making superannuation contributions to Samoa's National...

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14

Feb '18

14 Feb 2018

Samoa

Cyclone Gita: Samoa schools, churches remain closed

All government and some church and private schools in Samoa remain closed following Cyclone Gita. In a report released last night by the Disaster Management Office and the Disaster Advisory...

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13

Feb '18

13 Feb 2018

Samoa

Building materials needed for Samoa recovery

Families in Samoa who have had their houses severely affected by the flash floods says building materials is a huge demand post Cyclone Gita. More than 200 people needed emergency shelter. RNZ...

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07

Feb '18

7 Feb 2018

Samoa

Samoa 7s take heart from Hamilton

Samoa 7s Samoa sevens coach Sir Gordon Tietjens believes his team is on the up after what he labelled their "best performance of the season" in Hamilton at the weekend. The Manu Sevens bounced...

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24

Jan '18

24 Jan 2018

Samoa

Highlanders to play in Fiji

The Highlanders Super Rugby team will play in Fiji for the first time in a match against the Chiefs in June. The New Zealand derby is scheduled for Suva on June 30. Both the Chiefs and...

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09

Jan '18

9 Jan 2018

Samoa

Tax free threshold raised in Samoa

The Samoan government has raised the threshold for tax free earnings. Workers making up to $US5900 dollars or $15,000 tala will not be pay tax under reforms announced late last year by revenue...

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13

Dec '17

13 Dec 2017

Samoa

Traditional Samoan mats used to empower unemployed women

A young leader in Samoa has been recognised for her work using traditional Samoan mat weaving or fala masi to empower unemployed women.Petronilla Molio'o Mataeliga, who's from the village of...

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