News - Samoa

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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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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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