Samoa Newswire (Page 5)

Samoa Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Samoa. (Page 5)

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  1. Boxing: Samoan government continue to financially back Joseph ParkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... next fight is likely to be against Englishman Hughie Fury in early April at a venue which is dependent on funding. The Samoa government wrote a cheque for about $140,000 for Parker's last fight at Auckland's Vector Arena, funding which made them the ...

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  2. Samoan Prime Minister pledges on-going support for Joseph ParkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... what caused the lack of support. "Our ministers have always stressed the importance of sport to both New Zealand and Samoa. We have never said anything nasty because we understood where their decision might have come from but I think it is not the ...

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  3. Joseph Parker arrives to hero's welcome in SamoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    New Zealand Heavyweight boxer and WBO champion Joseph Parker has landed in Samoa, greeted with a hero's welcome. Photo / Photosport Parker arrived at the place of his parent's birth yesterday, showing off his new WBO belt to crowds who lined the roads from Faleolo airport on the 40-minute drive into Apia.

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  4. Joseph Parker's vow to Down Syndrome manRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... stage ahead of Parker's titanic WBO title fight showdown against Andy Ruiz Jr at Vector Arena. After meeting Keil in Samoa just over a year ago through his father - Samoan TV station owner and former government Minister Hans Joachim "Joe" Keil - ...

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  5. Parker plans to visit SamoaRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2016 | Fiji Times

    JOSEPH Parker is planning a trip to Samoa to celebrate his WBO heavyweight world title victory with his supporters, extended family, and the government, who chipped in a significant amount of money to support the fight being held in Auckland. Parker, who beat Andy Ruiz Jr by majority decision at Vector Arena, is scheduled to travel to Apia on Sunday with promoter David Higgins.

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  6. Joseph Parker plans Samoa trip as Fury firms as next opponentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    Joseph Parker is planning a trip to Samoa to celebrate his WBO heavyweight world title victory with his supporters, extended family, and the government, who chipped in a significant amount of money to support the fight being held in Auckland. Parker, who beat Andy Ruiz Jr by majority decision at Vector Arena, is scheduled to travel to Apia on Sunday with promoter David Higgins.

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  7. Cooks first to set longline catch limitsRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2016 | Scoop

    ... several years to bring to fruition. The Tokelau Arrangement nations (Cook Islands, Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu) proposed to rein in catch and effort levels in the South Pacific ...

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  8. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Business Wire

    ... Digicel are boosting broadband capacity to support the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Convention & Board Meeting, in Apia, Samoa. )--Transcontinental Realty Investors, Inc. (TCI) President and CEO, Daniel J. Moos, recently travelled to Israel to analyze ...

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  9. Photo project tells climate story across PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | Scoop

    Award-winning photographer Vlad Sokhin is documenting people and wildlife across the Pacific whose lives are already fundamentally threatened by climate change. The multi-year project, Warm Waters , includes photos and stories from 14 countries, which will be on display at the United Nations Green Climate Fund meeting from 13-15th December in Apia, Samoa.

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  10. 4.9 magnitude quake south of FijiRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2016 | Fiji Times

    ... e earthquake happened 581km southwest of Nukui 1 2alofa in Tonga, 724km south of Suva, and 1432km southwest of Apia in Samoa.

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  11. Surviving a Pacific Island holiday with a baby: embrace the chaos and enjoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    It's our first evening in Samoa and a woman I've never met before has taken my 8-month-old baby off to the other side of the bar to dance to live music. I've got my eye on her but I've also got my eye on my sangria and the setting sun and the palm trees.

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  12. BRIEFLYRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2016 | Fiji Times

    ... will continue with our obligations with World Rugby - we with have no issues with that. APIA - The resurrection of the Samoa Games has made the Minister of Education, Sports and Culture, Loau Keneti Sio, the happiest man in Samoa. He expressed ...

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  13. Queen of PacificRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2016 | Fiji Times

    PAGEANTS give young women an opportunity to represent intelligence, courage and unique cultural heritage, the new Miss Pacific Islands Anne Dunn said. Crowned queen of the Pacific at the Miss Pacific Islands Pageant in Apia, Samoa on Friday night, the Namosi native was full of gratitude and switched to her maternal dialect mid interview.

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  14. 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 ...

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  15. 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.

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  16. 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 ...

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  17. 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. ...

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

    Nov 29, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... 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.

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  19. 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 ...

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  20. 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.

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