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  1. Sustainable Approaches for Materials Management in Remote,...Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

    ... 2016. Remote, economically challenged areas in the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands (CNMI) and American Samoa in the US Pacific island territories face unique challenges with respect to solid waste management. These islands are remote ...

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  2. My holidays: Lea TahuhuRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The New Zealand Herald

    A trip to Samoa a couple of years back. I spent a week on Upolo snorkelling, swimming with turtles, sipping cocktails and exploring the island.

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  3. Samoa earthquake, no threat to FijiRead the original story

    Monday | Fiji Times

    According to an alert from the Fiji Mineral Resources Department, the earthquake measured 5.1 on the richter scale and occurred at a depth of 76 km. The earthquake occurred at 14.77 degrees South and 176.21 degrees West or 490 km West of Apia, the capital of Samoa.

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  4. Jonathan Milne: If we as a nation find Senator Scott Brown's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Dominion Post

    ... but they must also obtain the agrement (a French term) of the nations to which they are being posted. But in 2001, Samoa dragged its feet on granting agrement to President George W Bush's nominee. Financier Charles J Swindells, one of the biggest ...

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  5. Pitch problems force venue change for Tonga-Wales testRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Star Online

    ... Airport as they welcomed their team. Wales, who will be without their British and Irish Lions players, also also face Samoa in Apia on June 24.

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  6. Wales will not play test at Teufaiva StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Matangi Tonga

    ... understanding that Teufaiva Stadium would be upgraded in time for the test. As part of the same tour, Wales will play Samoa in Apia on 24 June. Welsh Rugby Union chairman Gareth Davies stated "Everyone involved in the planning for this tour wanted ...

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  7. Tonga-Wales clash to be moved away from South Sea islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Salisbury Journal

    ... that the Test match could still take place in June at an appropriate facility. Wales have a confirmed clash against Samoa in Apia on June 24, with the Tonga fixture now looking likely to be held in New Zealand. WRU chairman Gareth Davies added: ...

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  8. Wales-Tonga clash to be movedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Sky Sports

    ... venue arrangements to ensure that the Test match could still take place in June at an appropriate facility. Wales play Samoa in Apia on June 24 and the Tonga fixture is now likely to be relocated to New Zealand. WRU chairman Gareth Davies added: ...

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  9. Tonga v Wales: Test to be moved after stadium concerns not satisfiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | BBC News

    ... take place the day before the British and Irish Lions take on New Zealand Maori in Rotorua while Wales' game against Samoa will go ahead as planned in Apia on 24 June. World Rugby Chairman Bill Beaumont said: "World Rugby shares in Tonga's ...

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  10. Samoa to host first Super Rugby ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Matangi Tonga

    Samoa will host its first Investec Super Rugby Championship, a match between the Auckland Blues and Queensland Reds on 2 June at Apia Park Stadium. The Samoan Government is backing the fixture and has indicated that it hopes to secure more Super Rugby matches in Apia.

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  11. 'First time' flooding event across the South Pacific amid ongoing heavy rainfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | ABC News

    Parts of the Samoan capital, Apia, have flooded, with authorities advising families living near rivers to move to higher ground. Mata'afa Keni Lese from the Samoa Observer says it is unusual to see flooding simultaneously across so many parts of the Pacific.

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  12. 'First time' flooding event across the South Pacific amid ongoing heavy rainfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | ABC News

    Parts of the Samoan capital, Apia, have flooded, with authorities advising families living near rivers to move to higher ground. Mata'afa Keni Lese from the Samoa Observer said it is unusual to see flooding simultaneously across so many parts of the Pacific.

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  13. Gordon Tietjens: Sevens coaching great relishes Samoa challengeRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | GantDaily.com

    ... who transformed Fiji into an Olympic champion and two-time Sevens World Series winner in a fairytale three-year stint. Samoa didn't even qualify for Rio 2016, and finished ninth in the world series despite a notable Paris Sevens victory, beating ...

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  14. BrieflyRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Fiji Times

    ... current executive to a board, in what he believed would be a positive change for the development of rugby. APIA - The Samoa Weightlifting Federation (WSF) are already planning ahead for some of the major tournaments in the years to come with the ...

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  15. 'Singapore want Parker fight'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Sky Sports

    ... losing the purse bid you lose all the cards, so the stakes were very high." Thousands of people lined the streets of Samoa's capital Apia for a 'Hero's Parade' for new WBO Heavyweight champion Joseph Parker Higgins also shed light on the possibility ...

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  16. Boxing: Joseph Parker set for $2m payday against Hughie FuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... April 1 and probably in Auckland, although Duco's David Higgins today refused to rule out other locations, including Samoa. The Samoan government have already agreed to help fund Parker's defence, the big question is whether the New Zealand ...

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  17. 7s favourRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Fiji Times

    ... Meanwhile, as Stuff.co.nz reported that Sir Gordon Tietjens, former New Zealand's All Blacks 7s coach, said Samoa, which he coached now, or Fiji, would love to host a tournament in the series. In Fiji, a sevens tournament of that magnitude would not ...

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  18. Duncan Greive: No primetime TV shows holds a candle to The Crowd Goes WildRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... with the Blues announcing a Super Rugby game in Apia. Confirmed: @BluesRugbyTeam will play Super Rugby match in Apia, Samoa on Fri June 2nd vs @RedsRugby . It'll be hotter than hot yoga. Nothing of consequence ever happens at those things, so the ...

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  19. Blues take Super Rugby to SamoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Sky Sports

    ... who is also the head of the Samoan Rugby Union, said the country was keen to host even more games. "We had the Manu Samoa and All Blacks in 2015 and now in 2017 we will host the Blues vs Reds," Malielegaoi said. "We hope in future to attract more ...

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  20. Sport24.co.za | Should Sevens move out of NZ?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | News24

    Samoa Sevens head coach Sir Gordon Tietjens has suggested taking the Wellington Sevens to Samoa or Fiji following poor crowd attendances at the New Zealand leg of the World Rugby Sevens Series. Just 18,000 out of a possible 70,000 spectators are believed to have attended the 2017 Wellington tournament at the weekend and Tietjens believes a Pacific island nation would love to host the annual event.

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