Samoa Newswire

Samoa Newswire

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  1. Psychiatrist a no-show at inquest into Auckland man's death in Samoan custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... but later charged a man with murder. The accused man was acquitted and now the family is seeking civil damages in Samoa. He was due to give evidence on Wednesday by audio-visual link from Samoa but failed to show up at the allocated time. "In his ...

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  2. Medical team approved of trip for man later found dead in Samoan cell - MumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 11 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... of an uncle's headstone. Wilson said the family also wanted to make sure there were adequate services available in Samoa in the event her son became unwell. But partway into the trip a cyclone hit and her son lost his medication. He missed a dosage ...

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  3. Kiwi found dead in Samoan prison had previously stabbed himself in the chest, inquest hearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... who was mostly compliant in taking his medication. The witness said he met with Dalton's family prior to his trip to Samoa and "felt quite confident" about Dalton taking his medication while away. He said the only way he would have been able to stop ...

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  4. NZer found dead in Samoan prison likely forced head-first into water drum, inquest hearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 10 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Hans Dalton was found dead in a Samoan prison. A Coroner is now looking into the cause of his death.

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  5. Charges laid over death in Samoa of former New Zealand student Jeremiah Malaki Tauili'iliRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | The New Zealand Herald

    Samoan police have arrested and charged three men in relation to the death of former Auckland student Jeremiah Malaki Tauili'ili. Tauili'ili, who was aged in his early 20s and worked as a civil engineer in Samoa, had been in a coma or several days after he suffered severe injuries in what relatives alleged was a group beating.

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  6. Three men charged over death of AUT graduate in SamoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Jeremiah Malaki Tauili'ili, known as Malaki, died in Samoa after allegedly being beaten outside a nightclub. He is pictured with his partner and son.

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  7. Former Auckland student dies after allegedly being beaten in SamoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Stuff.co.nz

    Jeremiah Malaki Tauili'ili, known as Malaki, died in Samoa after allegedly being beaten outside a nightclub. He is pictured with his partner and son.

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  8. Jeremiah Malaki Tauiliili died days after being beaten at an Apia nightclubRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... Jeremiah Malaki Tauiliili died on Wednesday, December 5, from injuries suffered in an alleged group attack in Apia, Samoa, late last week. Photo / AUT Before Jeremiah Malaki Tauiliili took his last breath, his toddler son ran up to his hospital bed ...

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  9. Captain George Clarke Honoured for Outstanding ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Scoop

    Captain George Clarke has been named as one of the recipients of the Samoa College Old Pupils Association New Zealand 'Outstanding Achievement Award' for his service in Maritime. Captain George Clarke was the second Samoa College Head Boy in 1954 Head Boy, part of the first intake when Samoa College was established in 1953.

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  10. Toesulu Brown honoured for service to Samoan culture in NZRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | Scoop

    Toesulu Brown has been named as one of the recipients of the Samoa College Old Pupils Association New Zealand 'Lifetime Achievement Award' for her service to Samoan culture in Education in New Zealand. Toesulu Fa'alogo Brown is a Foundation Student of Samoa College 1953- 1955, part of the first intake when Samoa College was established in 1953.

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  11. Man charged over meat, egg attack on Samoan PM in Logan churchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi was speaking before yelling abuse, throwing meat and eggs on the floor. According to TV1 Samoa, a pigs head, raw eggs, plastic bag with raw meat and rocks with threatening messages written on them were thrown during the ...

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  12. All Blacks to face Tonga in Hamilton in lead-up to 2019 Rugby World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 24 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... 'additional' match as the first of their season. In 2011 they defeated Fiji 60-14 in Dunedin, while in 2015 they beat Samoa 25-16 in a midweek clash in Apia - a match where Crusaders and Hurricanes players were absent as it came just four days after ...

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  13. Boxing: NZ v Samoa series ends in three-all draw for inaugural Pacific Giants Nations Cup in HBRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 24 | The New Zealand Herald

    The referee raises the hand of Saili Fiso, of Hastings Giants Boxing Academy, after he claimed a split-decision victory over a disenchanted Henry Tyrell. Photo/Duncan Brown Photography It was a case of taking a sip and passing on the Pacific Giants Nations Cup as New Zealand and Samoa shared the spoils during the inaugural amateur boxing promotion in Hastings tonight.

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  14. Family tree: An epic tale of a Pacific family, and a treeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... became the first town in the Southern Hemisphere with electricity. New Zealand formed its 10th ever government. In Samoa, warships patrolled Apia Harbour. It was the start of the "Samoan crisis", a stand-off between the United States, Germany and ...

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  15. Cable Compendium: a guide to the week's submarine and terrestrial developmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    ... Consortium consists of French Polynesian telco Office des Postes et Telecommunications ( ) , the cable operator of Samoa. The 3,166km Manatua Cable will connect Apia (Samoa) to To'ahotu (Tahiti) via a two/three fibre pair trunk, with branching units ...

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  16. Flying from Auckland to Apia aboard Air New ZealandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 22 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... years ago, the great TEAL Solents used to land. Airport experience: It had been more than 20 years since I had been to Samoa. There's now a new terminal at Faleolo (pictured) but thankfully we still disembarked down air stairs to the tarmac and had ...

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  17. World Rugby boss Agustin Pichot sparks outrage by sharing 'xenophobic' squads listRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 21 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... Only four of the initial 32-man All Blacks squad named for their northern tour were born overseas: Nepo Laulala (Apia, Samoa), Ofa Tu'ungafasi (NukuE alofa, Tonga), Vaea Fifita (VavaE u, Tonga) and Waisake Naholo (Sigatoka, Fiji). As for Pichot, his ...

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  18. A team of 13 sailorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 21 | Samoa News

    A team of 13 sailors, 2 coaches, and many parents and supporters from the Sailing Association of American Samoa traveled to Apia this weekend for this year's Fealofani Cup Regatta. Fifteen-year-old Victor Chen took Gold in the Olympic Class Open Laser event.

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  19. Manatua subsea cable to link Samoa and TahitiRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 20 | Converge! Network Digest

    A new "Manatua" South Pacific submarine cable system will be deployed to provide connections from Apia, Samoa to Toahotu, Tahiti, with branching units for landings to Niue; Aitutaki, Cook Island; Raratonga, Cook Island; and Vaitape, Bora Bora. The Manatua Cable will be a new two/three fiber pair trunk that connects Apia and Toahotu with a two-fiber pair branch to Avatele, a three-fiber pair branch to Raratonga and one-fiber pair branches to both Aitutaki and Vaitape.

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  20. SubCom's Manatua cable system to boost South Pacific connectivityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 20 | Total Telecom

    SubCom has announced that it is to commence work on the Manatua cable system, which will link the South Pacific island nations of Samoa and Tahiti, with landing stations in Niuie, the Cook Islands and Bora Bora. The 3,166km cable system will comprise of a new two/three fibre pair trunk between Apia and Toahotu with a two SubCom has announced that it is to commence work on the Manatua cable system, which will link the South Pacific island nations of Samoa and Tahiti, with landing stations in Niuie, the Cook Islands and Bora Bora.

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