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  1. Plane forced to turn back to NZRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | The Otago Daily Times

    An Air New Zealand plane has had to turn back on the way to Samoa, sparking an emergency at Auckland Airport. Flight NZ296 from Auckland to Apia returned to Auckland Airport after pilots detected an engineering issue shortly after take-off this morning.

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  2. Openings, closings and Christmas...Read the original story

    Aug 17, 2016 | Samoa News

    A peaceful American Samoa will join Christians around the world tomorrow to celebrate Christmas, while today is already Christmas Day in some parts of the world such as in Samoa and Tonga, New Zealand and Australia. Since it moved across the International Dateline two years ago, Samoa was the first to welcome Christmas 2013.

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  3. Bluesky presents the Laughing...Read the original story

    Aug 15, 2016 | Samoa News

    The famous Samoan comedic duo Ete Eteuati and Tofiga Fepulea'i widely recognized as the 'Laughing Samoans', based in Wellington New Zealand, are coming back to Samoa thanks to Bluesky and associate sponsors such as Motor 1, Air New Zealand, Tanoa Hotel and many more. Samoa is fortunate to be one of the first few audiences for the Laughing Samoans to debut their new set "You Funny Chokerz".

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  4. Samoa gov't reports on Cyclone...Read the original story

    Aug 15, 2016 | Samoa News

    ... Taufusi, Saleufi, Vaimea to Lepea, Sinamoga, Alamagoto, Moamoa to Vaitele, Siusega and west of Apia to Leulumoega. - Samoa Water Authority is in the process of allocating generators to power water pumps to areas where water is supplied from ...

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  5. $750k package to help Samoa prepare for emergencie...Read the original story

    Aug 10, 2016 | Scoop

    Civil Defence Minister Nikki Kaye has announced the next phase of a project funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade and delivered by the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management , aimed at helping Samoa build its resilience Civil Defence Minister Nikki Kaye has announced the next phase of a project funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade and delivered by the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management , aimed at helping Samoa build its resilience to natural hazards. "There's a longstanding relationship between MCDEM and Samoa's National Disaster Management Office .

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  6. $750k package to help Samoa prepare for emergenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | Scoop

    Civil Defence Minister Nikki Kaye has announced the next phase of a project funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade and delivered by the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management , aimed at helping Samoa build its resilience to natural hazards. "There's a longstanding relationship between MCDEM and Samoa's National Disaster Management Office .

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  7. Global Tens sure to be great showcase for the SamoansRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    Manu Samoa performs the Siva Tau prior to the International Test match between Samoa and the All Blacks. Photo / Getty Images There will likely be many winners from the Brisbane Global Tens when it kicks off for the first time at Suncorp Stadium in February.

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  8. Teacher cutting dash in Samoan fire danceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... has been performing siva afi - fire knife dancing - since picking it up while teaching at a primary school in Samoa in 2012. The practice, which originates from ancient times, involves the use of a machete-like knife with a hook called the nifo oti. ...

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  9. Thriller as Marist St Josephs...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2016 | Samoa News

    We are the champions; smiles from the Marist St. Joseph's 7's team after winning the cup. [Samoa Observer] Its was dA jA vu as the two Cup finalists ran onto Apia Park yesterday for the main event of the 25th Valima Marist Samoa Sevens' After going through undefeated in the quarterfinals and semifinals, Marist St. Joseph's and BBE Vaiala Ulalei met once again in the finals of the two-day tournament.

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  10. Humility, Cumu's best armourRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2016 | Fiji Times

    ... Her successful trial landed her a spot in the Fiji U18 team to compete in the Commonwealth Youth Games in Apia, Samoa - playing in the position of wing and rover. She excelled further and made her debut in international rugby sevens when she was ...

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  11. Earthquakes in Fiji, Samoa regionsRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2016 | Fiji Times

    Update: 10:07AM TWO earthquakes occurred in the Fiji and Samoa regions early this morning but they did not pose any threat. It occurred 380km south-southwest from Doi on Ono-i-Lau, 530km southwest from Nuku'alofa in Tonga and 696km south-southeast from Suva.

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  12. John Roughan: Our rugby is filthy rich with talentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... appeared not to have seen him. He was right under their noses. When the All Blacks went to Apia last year to play Samoa, they rested Hurricanes players who had just won the Super Rugby final. At centre they put Ryan Crotty and he was a revelation. ...

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

    Jul 22, 2016 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    ... Wallis and Futuna has met with the Samoan government in order to discuss the territory's potential connection to the Samoa Submarine Cable Company's (SSCC's) planned sub-sea cable, local newspaper Talamua reports. Tua'imalo Ah Samu, head of the ...

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  14. Virgin Australia B738 near Auckland on Jul 21st 2016, problems with cabin pressurizationRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2016 | AVHerald

    A Virgin Australia Boeing 737-800, registration VH-YIT performing flight VA-91 from Auckland (New Zealand) to Apia (Samoa), was climbing out of Auckland when the crew stopped the climb at FL250 and entered a hold at FL250 due to problems with the air ...

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  15. Samoa's Rugby players UNiTE to end violence against womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | Switched

    Manu Samoa and Tonga players prepare to walk onto the field wearing orange arm bands to show their support for ending violence against women. UN Women/Ken Tai Tin School children wait to escort Manu Samoa and Tonga rugby players to the field.

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  16. Rita Visits the Nation's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Samoa News

    Rita, on the steps of the nation's capitol, with her mother and sister and her Spelling Bee coach, Gingerlei Maga Uili. [courtesy photo] Congressman Faleomavaega has offered his congratulations to American Samoa's 2012 Territorial Spelling Bee winner Rita Shania Jennings who competed in the National Scripps Spelling Bee this week with hundreds of contestants at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, just outside of Washington, D.C. Rita made it to Round 3 of the competition, correctly spelling the words querty and kirtle .

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  17. Samoan women's cricket team's targetRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2016 | Fiji Times

    Samoa's Pacific Games gold medal winning women's cricket team are hoping for victory on home soil at the 2016 ICC Women's Cricket World Cup Qualifier - East Asia-Pacific. Of the team that won gold last year, 10 players return to this year's squad for the tournament in Apia.

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  18. Baha'i Faith elect its National...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2016 | Samoa News

    The nine member national governing council of the Baha'i Faith in American Samoa and Samoa with Counsellor Dinesh Kumar-Mils, who was the special guest to this year's Baha'i National Convention. Mr. Afoa Fepulea'i Titi Nofoagatoto'a, Mrs Alesi Taofiga, Mr. Bill Gordan, Counsellor Kumar-Mils, Mrs Karen Te'o, Mr. Lemalu Si'omia Auvele, Ms Masina Pomale, Mt.

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  19. Samoa re-elected head of state...Read the original story

    Jul 10, 2016 | Samoa News

    Samoa's re-elected head of state for the second five year term, Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi, has been sworn in at a ceremony at parliament house. He was sworn in by the chief justice, Patu Tiava'asu'e Falefatu Sapolu, before members of parliament and hundreds of invited guests, families, friends and well-wishers.

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  20. Samoa: God's Matisse phaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    No matter how cool you think you are as a parent, you are probably one of the last people your teenager wants to spend time with. But if you can cut their WiFi umbilical cord and get them to look up from their phones for a day or two, you can show them just how cool you really are, with a trip to Samoa.

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