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  1. Real Tonga to start Tonga-Vava'u-Apia flights in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 4 | Matangi Tonga

    Tonga's sole domestic carrier, Real Tonga Airline is expected to start a new international service to Samoa, in early November this year. Tevita Palu, the airline's owner and Managing Director announced on October 4, airfares offered would be less than half of the current costs, which will make travel affordable.

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  2. Smugshot: Readers' travel photos of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Do you have a holiday snap that you'd like to share with the world? Send it to us and be in to win a Fujifilm camera! We'll showcase the best images each week on Stuff Travel and in the Sunday Star Times' Escape. Thanks to Fujifilm, every two months, our favourite image will win a Fujifilm X100F camera valued at $2198.

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  3. COP23 fundingRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2017 | Fiji Times

    Korea's deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jeong-kyu Lee, made the announcement during his meeting with the Minister of National Security and Defence Ratu Inoke Kubuabola at the Pacific Islands Leaders Forum in Apia, Samoa yesterday. The two ministers also held further discussions relating to bilateral relations, international co-operation and regional and global issues such as climate change.

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  4. 2019 Pacific GamesRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2017 | Samoa News

    Samoa is welcoming the recent announcement that they will be hosting the 2019 Pacific Games, and this is equally great news for American Samoa in terms of preparations, travel and accommodations. Samoa won the hosting rights after it was unanimously approved by the Pacific Games Council Executive Board.

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  5. Stop assaulting media at forum - PFFRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Scoop

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Apia, Samoa The Pacific Freedom Forum is calling on Pacific Islands Forum leaders to address the issue of over-zealous security officers, after a journalist was manhandled at the opening ceremony. "It was upsetting to hear that a colleague, trying to capture Samoa's traditional welcoming of Pacific island leaders, was manhandled by a policeman," says PFF Chair Monica Miller.

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  6. Good sports? Bill English and Jacinda Ardern go head-to-head in Stuff StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | Stuff.co.nz

    Sport is a big part of New Zealand's social fabric, so let's take a look at how it's seen by Prime Minister Bill English and Labour leader Jacinda Ardern. Will Ardern's experience with a baseball team named after a venomous rattlesnake stand her in good stead when it comes to politics? And why is her cat named Paddles? Let's find out in this quick Q and A on the two major party leaders and their thoughts on sport: What sports are you involved in now? As a parent of six children I have watched a lot of kids' sport over the last 20 or so years, ranging from kick boxing to netball, hockey, rugby and basketball.

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  7. New host, same schedule for 2019 Pacific GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2017 | Saipan Tribune

    Saipan Swim Club's Kento Akimaru leads a Palau swimmer in the 200m butterfly race of the 2017 SSC International Meet held at the Kan Pacific Swimming Pool. Swimming is among the compulsory sports in the 2019 Pacific Games that will be held in Apia, Samoa.

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  8. Samoa: So much to do ... but just if you mustRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

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  9. Collected Department Releases: Acting Assistant Secretary of State...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | State Department

    Acting Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Susan Thornton will lead a high-level U.S. government delegation to the 29th Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Session with Forum Dialogue Partners on September 7, 2017 in Apia, Samoa. Her visit will demonstrate U.S. commitment to our continuing close partnership with the Pacific Islands in promoting sustainable growth and prosperity, ensuring regional stability, and addressing environmental concerns.

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  10. Air NZ to operate more Dreamliners to SamoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | Scoop

    Air New Zealand is to further grow its operations to Samoa with a move to fly up to six Dreamliner services a week to Apia during the peak season. The airline will operate between four and six weekly services using its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner between April and October 2018.

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  11. First mission to Samoa by a UN human rights expert groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2017 | Scoop

    A United Nations human rights expert group will carry out a fact-finding visit to Samoa from 8 to 18 August to assess the progress made towards eliminating discrimination against women and the protection and promotion of women's rights in the country. "We are particularly interested in legislative and policy reforms undertaken in recent years and the impact on the enjoyment of human rights of women in Samoa," said human rights expert Kamala Chandrakirana, who currently heads UN Working Group on discrimination against women in law and in practice.

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  12. Discrimination against women: First mission ever to Samoa by a UN human rights expert groupRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    A United Nations human rights expert group will carry out a fact-finding visit to Samoa from 8 to 18 August to assess the progress made towards eliminating discrimination against women and the protection and promotion of women's rights in the country. We are particularly interested in legislative and policy reforms undertaken in recent years and the impact on the enjoyment of human rights of women in Samoa, " said human rights expert Kamala Chandrakirana, who currently heads UN Working Group on discrimination against women in law and in practice.

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  13. Wales: McBryde is wary of wounded Samoa in Apia after NZ hammeringRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | BBC News

    Coverage: Live on BBC Two Wales and online. Live commentary on BBC Radio Wales MW and online, Radio Cymru online, mobile, the BBC Sport app and Connected TV .

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  14. Wales wing Alex Cuthbert ruled out of the remainder of summer tour with shoulder injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | IcNetwork

    The speedster damaged shoulder ligaments as he tried to finish off a Gareth Anscombe cross kick in the first half of Wales' 24-6 win over Tonga on Friday. He managed to play on until half time and finished off a counter-attack in classy fashion to score before being replaced by Cory Allen at half time.

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  15. Wales confident Lions calls won't derail Samoa questRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Freepressseries.co.uk

    WALES are confident that their target of a summer double won't be dashed if Lions call-ups lead to them travelling to Samoa with a depleted squad. Robin McBryde's side enjoyed success in part one of their June double-header when they beat Tonga 24-6 in Auckland yesterday.

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  16. Possible Lion? Wales captain Jamie Roberts could get a call from Warren GatlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Penarth Times

    WALES are confident that their target of a summer double won't be dashed if Lions call-ups lead to them travelling to Samoa with a depleted squad. Robin McBryde's side enjoyed success in part one of their June double-header when they beat Tonga 24-6 in Auckland yesterday.

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  17. Rugby: Can Tonga topple Wales?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

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  18. Missing Navy sailor's family fear they may have to bury an empty coffinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | The New Zealand Herald

    The family of a New Zealand Navy sailor missing in Samoa are devastated they may have to bury an empty coffin. Kilino Joseph Lemafo'e Tua, 24, was visiting two of his uncles near Apia when he disappeared on Saturday April 29 - a day after he arrived in the island nation.

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  19. Wales prop Nicky Smith hopes to put Six Nations disappointment behind himRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | Hampshire Chronicle

    Nicky Smith is looking to put a disappointing Six Nations campaign behind him when he faces Tonga on Friday in the first of Wales' two summer tour ties. Young loosehead prop Smith started his country's gritty Six Nations clash with Italy in February and helped Rob Howley's men to a 33-7 victory at the Stadio Olimpico.

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  20. Wales prop Nicky Smith hopes to put Six Nations disappointment behind himRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | Salisbury Journal

    Nicky Smith is looking to put a disappointing Six Nations campaign behind him when he faces Tonga on Friday in the first of Wales' two summer tour ties. Young loosehead prop Smith started his country's gritty Six Nations clash with Italy in February and helped Rob Howley's men to a 33-7 victory at the Stadio Olimpico.

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