Samoa Newswire (Page 13)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Samoa. (Page 13)

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  1. Excited for FijiRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | Fiji Times

    ... forwad to her reign, as the third Miss Fiji to ever win the title. The last time a Miss Fiji won was also in Apia, Samoa in 2011. "Above all, I would always like to return all glory and honour back to where its due. So Thank you God!" "I am looking ...


  2. Fiji is 3rd in Pacific float competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Fiji Times

    Update: 9:46AM THE float carrying Miss Fiji at the Miss Pacific Islands Pageant parade which ended this hour in Apia, Samoa won third place. Made by youths from Eva village, the float was made under the direction of the Fijian community in Samoa, including also fashion designer Michael Mausio.


  3. Pacific Islander Royalty and Dignitaries Praise Disneya s MoanaRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2016 | Digital Post Production

    ... is true to the people it portrays. Hon. Aumua Amata Coleman Radewagen, the Congressional Representative from American Samoa, said, "I am happy to see Polynesians portrayed in such a positive light and hope the movie is so successful that Disney will ...


  4. BRIEFLYRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2016 | Fiji Times

    ... minister while the director general in charge of the sports ministry did not have his contract renewed. APIA - Former Samoa sevens coach Damian McGrath has shrugged off criticism from the country's Prime Minister for taking the rugby union to court. ...


  5. Kiwi flyer Denny Solomona set for controversial code switch in England - reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 |

    ... in 2011. Solomona, who previously played for Melbourne Storm's under-20s, was born in Auckland and has played once for Samoa, which was a test against Fiji in Apia last month.


  6. Pacific pageant officially openedRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2016 | Fiji Times

    ... which culminates with Pageant Night on Friday Dec 2 at the Gym 1 in Faleata. There are eight contestants from American Samoa, Cook Islands, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Samoa, Tonga and Anne Dunn, a Suva lawyer. The pageant is ...


  7. Anne on Samoan TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | Fiji Times

    ... ard to start the week," Anne said. The 23 year old law graduate won the Miss Fiji title only a week ago and was off to Samoa with very little preparation time.


  8. Team Fiji arrive in SamoaRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2016 | Fiji Times

    Update: 6:44PM MISS Fiji Anne Dunn arrived in Apia, Samoa today to compete at the 30th Annual Miss Pacific Islands Pageant. The 23 year old law graduate is chaperoned by Shayneal Lal, a former Hibiscus King contestant who coached 2016 Miss Fiji 1st Runner Up Sharlin Sing and last years Miss Fiji 2nd Runner Up Sheryl Mudaliar.


  9. Man walking dog finds dead baby in South AucklandRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... Apia to Auckland. Karolaine Maika was charged with child abandonment. The baby, who survived the ordeal, returned to Samoa where the woman already had another child. The court heard Maika was ashamed of conceiving a child out of wedlock and tried to ...


  10. Pageant online voting begins SundayRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2016 | Fiji Times

    ... testants pre-pageant week program this Sunday. Miss Suva Anne Dunn will represent Fiji at the pageant in Apia, Western Samoa after she was crowned TFL Miss Fiji 2016 last Saturday.


  11. Eight vie for Pacific pageant titleRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2016 | Fiji Times

    Update: 4:06PM THE 30th Annual Miss Pacific Islands Pageant theme for this year is 'Celebrating our History and Embracing our Future'. A statement by the organising committee has officially announced the contestants for this year's event, which will be held at the home of this year's pageant in Apia, Samoa from Sunday November 27 to Friday December 2. Eight beautiful contestants will be vying for the crown, with the pageant night to be held on Friday December 2 at Gymn 1 in Tuanaimato.


  12. Samoa get rich reward for supporting Joseph Parker's world title fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Joseph Parker's promoters say his world title fight in Auckland might not have happened without the financial support of the Samoan government. After getting little leverage with the New Zealand government and being knocked back by Auckland City's promotional arm Ateed, Duco Events took the left field approach of asking for Samoa for some funding.


  13. Q&A: Climate fund working to improve access and processRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | SciDev.Net

    ... will be the focus at that meeting? The next meeting of the board - final meeting in 2016 - will take place in Apia, Samoa, from 13-15 December. This will be the first time the board meets in the Pacific with many of those attending first time to set ...


  14. Samoa's newest luxury accommodation: Taumeasina Island ResortRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 |

    A multi-million dollar resort development on an artificial island just outside of Apia promises to attract more high-end holiday makers to Samoa. Taumeasina Island Resort opened in July this year backed by funding from Papua New Guinea's Lamana Group.


  15. She's Dunn it againRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2016 | Fiji Times

    MISS Suva Anne Dunn will represent the country at the Miss Pacific Islands Pageant in Apia, Western Samoa after being crowned TFL Miss Fiji 2016 last night. "This is such a privilege and honour to have the opportunity to represent this entire nation to the Miss Pacific Islands Pageant," she said.


  16. Miss Fiji Pageant: Eleven hearts beatRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2016 | Fiji Times

    Update: 12:54PM ELEVEN beauties vying for the Miss Fiji Pageant title and the chance to represent the country at the Miss South Pacific Pageant in Apia, Western Samoa, are counting down the hours to the crowning ceremony this evening at Lawaqa Park in Sigatoka. The eleven are: Miss Ba Matila Vueti, Miss Labasa Alitia Epi, Miss Nadi Grace Yueli, Miss Nasinu Ruci Marama, Miss Ovalau Sheemal Prasad, Miss Rakiraki Sereima Tabuya, Miss Sigatoka Bindya Devi Goundar, Miss Suva Anne Dunn, Miss Tavua Nushrat Nisha, Miss Lautoka Matilda Vakarau and Miss Nausori Sharlin Singh.


  17. Be agents of change: KoyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Fiji Times

    ... r from the week-long pageant will represent Fiji at the Miss Pacific Islands Pageant which begins November 27 in Apia, Samoa.


  18. A tale of Fiji rugbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | Fiji Times

    ... the Fijian national team in 1924. En route for a tour of Tonga, it played its first international match against Samoa in Apia on 18th August 1924. The kick-off time was 7am, to allow the Samoans to get to work afterwards, there was a small tree on ...


  19. Business of boxing: Big risk bringing heavyweight title bout to NZRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    The build-up to Joseph Parker's world heavyweight boxing title bout in Auckland has been about the money to finance the fight. Patrick McKendry attempts to unravel the costs and rewards.


  20. ASCC/SSI hosts students from abroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Samoa News

    Based primarily in the Independent State of Samoa, the students will also visit Fiji as part of their 15-week semester in the Pacific. [photo: J. Kneubuhl] As part of its Mission Statement, the Samoan Studies Institute at the American Samoa Community College emphasizes community service as a means of maintaining the Samoan culture.