Samoa Newswire (Page 6)

Samoa Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Samoa. (Page 6)

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  1. Haka tribute as Collins set to return homeRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2015 | The Otago Daily Times

    ... have visited the site of the crash and paid their respects by performing a roadside haka. Collins was born in Apia, Samoa. He played 48 tests for the All Blacks and had three tests as captain. He made his All Blacks debut in 2001, the same year he ...

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  2. Tiny titan signing off dashing careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... test against Australia at Eden Park. And thanks to the Blues' failings he can play in the historic Apia test against Samoa next month, a poignant occasion for him. The Samoans confidently chased his services all those years ago when many of us ...

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  3. Tensions remain between Fa'a...Read the original story

    Jun 9, 2015 | Samoa News

    The US State Department released its 2011 report on freedom of religion in 2011 on Tuesday covering all countries in the world, including Samoa. The report found that while the Samoa government generally respected religious freedoms and did not demonstrate a trend toward either improvement or deterioration with respect for and protection of the right to religious freedom, implementation of Christian-oriented educational policies demonstrated a clear government preference for Christian ideology and teachings.

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  4. Video Vault - Muldoon's snap election moment, Ice TV, and BattletruckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... roots with hip hop culture in this music video for his hit song Screems From Da Old Plantation, back in 2000. Shot on Samoa's ring roads, the hip hop video standby of the drive-by gets revised Pasifika-style, and the fire poi, papase'ea sliding ...

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  5. Collins' aunt learnt of tragedy via TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... for New Zealand with his family before he turned 2-years-old, the Samoan Observer reported. Mr Collin's mother was in Samoa with two of his sisters for a wedding when she learned news of his death.

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  6. Jerry Collins' aunt learnt of tragedy via TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... for New Zealand with his family before he turned 2-years-old, the Samoan Observer reported. Mr Collin's mother was in Samoa with two of his sisters for a wedding when she learned news of his death. I can't think of anything nicer to eat for lunch on ...

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  7. 'Act now, protect what is rightfully ours'Read the original story

    Jun 8, 2015 | Fiji Times

    ... Thursday. Coastal clean-ups are being undertaken throughout the region from Suva and Caqalai Island in Fiji, Apia in Samoa, and the Majuro atoll in the Marshall Islands. "This is a real show of regional solidarity to focus on local action to ...

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  8. Jerry Collins: Rugby union player who played 49 times for the All...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | The Independent

    ... from humble beginnings to become one of the most feared and admired players of his generation. He was born in Apia, Samoa, and raised in Porirua, a blue collar suburb on the outskirts of the New Zealand capital, Wellington. He showed huge potential ...

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  9. Call for action: Coastal clean-up planned for Capital CityRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2015 | Fiji Times

    ... 11 June. Coastal clean-ups are being undertaken throughout the region from Suva and Caqalai Island in Fiji, to Apia in Samoa, and the Majuro atoll in the Marshall Islands. "This is a real show of regional solidarity to focus on local action to ...

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  10. Crusaders out of mix but in box seat for ABs selectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... of their squad it is a victory because it frees them up for bulk involvement in the All Blacks' opening test against Samoa. Sorting out some of those Crusaders for international rugby looks a mounting task as they battled to a bonus point win ...

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  11. Rugby: Crusaders' loss could be boon to ABsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    The Crusaders are out of the playoffs - a dogfight they haven't missed since 2001 - but it's an absence which just might give the All Blacks and Richie McCaw an extra boost ahead of their World Cup defence. Instead of sneaking into sixth place on the table and extending their season by up to three away matches, their nine front-line All Blacks , will be given an extra rest period ahead of their next assignment, a historic July 8 match against Samoa which has taken on added significance following the tragic death of the Apia-born Jerry Collins.

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  12. Rugby: First test to honour son of ApiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    It is the first time the side has played in Samoa in their 112-year history and will now also become a celebration of Collins' life and rugby career. Confirmation of the test last September had created mass celebrations in the tiny Pacific Island nation, as well as New Zealand's large Polynesian community.

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  13. Rugby: Crusaders pick up bonus point win over BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... all likely to have some involvement in the playoffs, they are going to be stitching a test team together to play Samoa from the Blues and Crusaders. Well, more the Crusaders than Blues so, in that respect, they will have been quite happy to see ...

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  14. Former Regina resident remembered for her beautiful spiritRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | Canada.com

    ... anything to travel," said Cannon. "She probably travelled for the both of us 10 times over." Collins was born in Apia, Samoa, and raised in Porirua, a blue-collar suburb on the outskirts of the New Zealand capital Wellington. He showed huge ...

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  15. Rugby: Players unite at loss of CollinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    A minute's silence is observed before last night's Napier game between the Highlanders and the Hurricanes, the team Jerry Collins played for 74 times. Photo / Getty Images The death of Jerry Collins was keenly felt in New Zealand last night - especially in Napier where his former Hurricanes had the difficult task of playing after the news broke.

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  16. Jerry Collins and wife killed in crashRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2015 | The Otago Daily Times

    ... leader and player, and our thoughts and prayers go out to his family at this time." Collins, age 34, was born in Apia, Samoa. He played 48 tests for the All Blacks. He had three tests as captain. Collins made his All Blacks debut in 2001, the same ...

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  17. Former Poly airline employee...Read the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Samoa News

    ... both fine and imprisonment. According to the plea agreement, the defendant admits that she embezzled monies from the Samoa Government owned airline from March 2010 to October 2011. The defendant, who is out on bail, also agreed to pay back ...

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  18. PM sends congratulatory message to Samoa counterpartRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Fiji Times

    Update: 7:50PM PRIME Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has congratulated the Independent State of Samoa on the anniversary of the nation's independence. In a letter to his Samoan counterpart, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, Mr Bainimarama used the opportunity to call for closer relations with Samoa.

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  19. Collected Department Releases: Samoa's Independence DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | State Department

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I extend my congratulations and best wishes to the people of the Independent State of Samoa as you celebrate the 53nd anniversary of your nation's independence. Our mutually held values and shared interests form the basis for our enduring relationship.

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  20. Sepp Blatter: how Fifa 'tyrant' won football's loyaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | The First Post

    ... combined weight of Argentina and Brazil is less than that of the British Virgin Islands, the Cook Islands and American Samoa, whose populations would barely fill the Maracana. Although votes in the presidential election are cast independently, ...

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