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  1. All Blacks demand better against WallabiesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Centre Conrad Smith is none too pleased with what the world champions have produced in wins over Samoa, Argentina and South Africa and was particularly hard on himself. He has called for standards to lift across the board when they meet unbeaten Australia in Sydney on Saturday to fight out the Rugby Championship title.

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  2. ABs kick off elei fashion frenzyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    They are world champions on the rugby field and now it seems the All Blacks are making their mark on another field - the fashion kind. Business has soared for a small clothing company in Samoa since the Kiwi players were seen donning their gear last month, before the historic test against Manu Samoa in Apia.

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  3. Peters defends view on Lotu IigaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The New Zealand Herald

    ... that's all I'm saying. He is far more qualified academically than Anne Tolley as well." Mr Lotu-Iiga was born in Apia, Samoa, and moved to New Zealand as a child, growing up in Mangere and attending Auckland Grammar School before working as a lawyer ...

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  4. The Rugby World Cup 2015 form guide: How Wales' rivals are shaping up ahead of tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | IcNetwork

    Rugby correspondent Simon Thomas looks at the results do far this summer and sees who is running into form and who has work to do While Wales kick off their warm-up campaign against Ireland next Saturday, a number of the other World Cup teams have already been in action for weeks. We've had two rounds of the curtailed Rugby Championship, which is all set up for an Australia-New Zealand decider in Sydney, and we are also nearing the conclusion of the Pacific Nations Cup, which will see Wales' group opponents Fiji go head to head with Samoa for the title.

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  5. 'There's nothing racist about it'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The New Zealand Herald

    ... that's all I'm saying. He is far more qualified academically than Anne Tolley as well." Mr Lotu-Iiga was born in Apia, Samoa and moved to New Zealand as a child, growing up in Mangere and attending Auckland Grammar School before working as a lawyer ...

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  6. All Blacks: King Charles rules on wingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... of all, a deal done with an Irish club which will take him away from New Zealand for two years at least. Against Manu Samoa, Piutau was busy and energetic in the heat of the afternoon when many of his team-mates wilted. Against the Pumas, he was ...

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  7. Boxing: Parker floors Tupou in first roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... to go six or seven rounds. This young man is someone to be very proud of." Parker, who came to the ring wearing a Manu Samoa/All Blacks tribute jersey celebrating the recent test in Apia, will next fight in Auckland on October 15. The fight was not ...

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  8. BPW names scholarship recipientRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Samoa News

    pictured here with Business and Professional Women of American Samoa president Jennifer Joneson - is the BPW scholarship recipient for 2011-2012. Theresa is a 2005 graduate of Tafuna High School who applied for the scholarship with a winning essay, ...

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  9. Auckland Museum Exhibition Opens in SāmoaRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Scoop

    In 2014, Auckland War Memorial Museum produced the exhibition 'Entangled Islands - Samoa, New Zealand and the First World War,' to tell the story of the shared WWI history between Samoa and New Zealand. The exhibition was developed by the Museum along with leading Samoa historian, Assoc.

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  10. Tongans beat U.S. in Pacific Nations Cup in extreme heat at BMO FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... continued to the soundtrack of loud beeping. Toronto was far warmer on the day than Nuku'alofa, Tonga (19 C), Apia, Samoa (21), and Suva, Fiji (23 C). The Tongans are known for their hitting and centre Alipate Fatafehi came as advertised, crunching ...

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  11. "Correction of paraphrasing of my...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Samoa News

    I wish to correct Lewis Wolman's paraphrasing of my comments during the 4/28/12 Bar Association's U.S. citizenship panel discussion, which paraphrasing was included in Wolman's guest commentary printed on page 14 of the Samoa News, Wednesday May 2, 2012. Mr. Wolman stated that: "Fainu'ulelei noted that it is not accurate to say our forefathers negotiated the Deed of Cession, since it was hammered out by the colonial powers with no input from the Samoans" I did not say that the 1900 or 1904 Deed of Cession was hammered out by the colonial powers with no input from the Samoans.

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  12. William Richardson gearing up for Samoa in Commonwealth Youth Games...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Kidderminster Shuttle

    BAXTER College student William Richardson is set to take on some of the world's best young athletes after being selected to represent England at the Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa. Richardson, 17, is one of 1,000 young competitors aged between 14 to 18 who will represent their country and compete for 107 gold medals in nine sports over five days at the Vth Commonwealth Youth Games, which is taking place on the Pacific island nation between September 5 and 11. The 3,000m runner ensured his place in the squad by reaching the qualifying standard in May at Loughborough University.

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  13. All Blacks visit fails to put Samoa in the blackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | NBR Newsroom

    ... stream takes several seconds to start on Android devices. This month's historic rugby test between the All Blacks and Samoa in Apia has put the host nation's rugby union on the wrong side of the ledger by 1.5 million Tala ($NZ880,000). On July 8, ...

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  14. Samoa loses $1m hosting historic All Blacks testRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Samoa PM Tuilaepa Sa'ilele Malielegao says the country's rugby union has lost $1.5m in hosting the All Blacks. Samoa Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa'ilele Malielegao says the country's rugby union lost $1.5 million hosting the All Blacks.

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  15. Samoan PM: We lost $1.5m hosting All BlacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | The New Zealand Herald

    New Zealand Prime Minister John Key sits with Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Sailele Malielegaoi during the historic test. Photo / Getty Images Samoa's Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi says the country lost $1.5 million hosting the All Blacks.

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  16. Pride (and face) of a nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | The New Zealand Herald

    Latafale Auva'a is studying law and music at the University of Otago and as Miss Samoa will take part in the Miss World pageant in China. But for Otago University student Latafale Auva'a, having a beautiful mind, spirit and carrying yourself well are what define attractiveness.

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  17. Joseph Parker's Rise Gains Interest of U.S. NetworksRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | Boxing Scene

    Rising New Zealand heavyweight boxer Joseph Parker is set to follow in the footsteps of the All Blacks and fight in Samoa. Plans are firming with a January 23 date in place, and promoters Duco Events now busy working around the logistics of making that happen.

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  18. Samoa and Fiji draw thrilling Pacific Nations Cup encounterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Stuff.co.nz

    Samoa and Fiji turned on the attacking flair but couldn't be separated as their tense Pacific Nations Cup encounter ended in a 30-30 draw on Saturday at Bonney Field, Sacramento. Just as they did against New Zealand Maori in Suva recently, Fiji started with a scoring blitz but fitness and fatigue let them down with Samoa launching a storming comeback.

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  19. All Blacks: Consistent Piutau boosts World Cup chancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The New Zealand Herald

    From the low of being told his World Cup chances were at risk after he signed with Ulster, a blow made worse by a knee injury at the Blues, things are suddenly looking a lot more positive for Charles Piutau. After a good performance against Manu Samoa in which he looked busy and energetic while many of his All Black teammates looked flat, to another consistent effort against Argentina in Christchurch during which he made the most of another start, Piutau has every right be happy with his lot.

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  20. Flying Fijians ready for tough Pacific battleRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | Fiji Times

    RUGBY fans can expect another physical rugby encounter when the Flying Fijians battle against Manu Samoa in the much anticipated Pacific Nations Cup rugby Test at Sacramento, California, US, on Saturday. The rivalry between the two teams has been in existence since they first met during the 1924 Test in Apia, Samoa, where Fiji won 6-0.

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