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  1. University of Waikato Award for Pacific Education ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Scoop

    Le Mamea Taulapapa Sefulu Ioane with Joan Bolger and University of Waikato Chancellor Jim Bolger when a delegation from the University visited Samoa last year. Le Mamea Taulapapa Sefulu Ioane with Joan Bolger and University of Waikato Chancellor Jim Bolger when a delegation from the University visited Samoa last year.

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  2. NZ govt celebrates centenary of seizure of German ...Read the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | Scoop

    New Zealand government celebrates centenary of seizure of German Samoa By Tom Peters - World Socialist Web Site 5 September 2014 On August 29, the New Zealand government held a ceremony outside the Auckland War Memorial Museum to mark 100 years since the seizure of German Samoa-the first action taken by NZ military forces in World War I. The event was part of the government's five-year centenary program, which involves spending tens of millions of dollars to sanitise and glorify WWI in order to condition workers and youth for new imperialist wars. Auckland has a Samoan population of well over 100,000, making it the largest Samoan urban population in the world.

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  3. Tonga's first women's outrigger canoe crewRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | Matangi Tonga

    ... 9 September 2014. Tonga's first women's crew to compete at an international outrigger canoe competition leaves for Samoa this week to represent Tonga at the Alo Paopao Regatta Festival. Since February the local Taufatahi team have been training hard ...

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  4. Samoa PM: No need for referendum...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Samoa News

    ... If the bill is passed, five of Parliament's 49 seats would be guaranteed for women from the next General Election. [Samoa Observer] APIA - Demands by the Opposition to hold a national referendum on planned legislation to improve women representation ...

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  5. Fed court issues new...Read the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | Samoa News

    The appeals court in Washington D.C. has denied the U.S. State Department's motion to affirm the lower court's decision in the citizenship lawsuit case, while a "merits panel" is to convene to receive and review briefs by Congressman Faleomavaega Eni and the American Samoa Government. Last October, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Wynne P. Kelly, representing the U.S. State Department, the federal government, and two officials of the U.S. State Department asked the appeals court to affirm the lower court's decision - which held that the Citizenship Clause "did not guarantee birthright citizenship" - to the plaintiff-appellants based on the plain language of the Constitution.

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  6. Rugby: Eligibility loophole offers Samoa hope for robust side to meet ABsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    NZ Rugby chairman Brent Impey and Samoa Rugby Union chairman Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi have locked in the Samoa test. Picture / Getty Images Samoan assistant coach Alama Ieremia says the union will know in the next few weeks whether they will be able to call upon a group of new players through the International Rugby Board's eligibility loophole.

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  7. All Blacks trip has Samoa buzzingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... Mailo Potu Leavasa are now involved with the Apia West Rugby Union and NPC clubs and both coach. Leavasa, coach of the Samoa A team, said many of their players were based overseas and there has been a big push to develop rugby among local players. ...

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  8. Hansen: There's no such thing as All Blacks BRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    STEVE HANSEN: "We'll still have an All Black team going to Samoa and it'll be the best team we can pick and they will be expected to play like All Blacks." It's all in the semantics.

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  9. All Blacks to play Samoa next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Examiner.com

    After days of speculation, New Zealand's All Blacks are getting their pre-World Cup schedule straightened out as they announced on Tuesday that they will face Samoa on July 8th in Apia . This will be a first for the best rugby team on the planet as they have never played a test match in this Pacific islands in their illustrious history.

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  10. All Blacks to face Samoa in historic test in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    BIG NEWS: All Blacks coach Steve Hansen, centre, and Samoa Rugby Union chairman Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, left, at a press conference in Wellington today to announce the historic test against Samoa in Apia. All Blacks coach Steve Hansen is comfortable fielding a potential second-string side in their historic rugby test in Samoa next July.

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  11. New Zealand confirm they will play first ever Test in Samoa next year ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | The Independent

    The reigning champions have been under political pressure to announce the fixture as they prepare to travel to the Pacific Island for the first time Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The All Blacks will play a test in Samoa for the first time in July next year as part of both nations' preparation for the Rugby World Cup.

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  12. Apia tour operators include Am....Read the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | Samoa News

    Two major tour operators in Samoa have included in their tour packages excursion trips to American Samoa for visitors heading to Apia, a move that American Samoa Visitor's Bureau executive director David Vaeafe says will boost the number of incoming tourists to Pago Pago. Actions by Apia based Polynesian Xplorer Ltd. and Samoa Scenic - the inbound travel agent for Aggie Grey's hotels - followed visits last year to the territory by representatives of the two companies looking at what's available here, such as accommodations and ground tours.

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  13. All Blacks and Manu Samoa to play historic Apia Te...Read the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | Scoop

    The All Blacks will play Manu Samoa in Apia on Wednesday 8 July next year as part of both teams preparations for Rugby World Cup 2015. The All Blacks will play Manu Samoa in Apia on Wednesday 8 July next year as part of both teams' preparations for Rugby World Cup 2015.

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  14. New Zealand Samoans gearing up for gameRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | Scoop

    Pacific Island Affairs Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga is welcoming the official announcement of the All Blacks vs Samoa game in Apia next July 8 and says the local Samoan community are already preparing to attend en masse. New Zealand Samoans gearing up for game Pacific Island Affairs Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga is welcoming the official announcement of the All Blacks vs Samoa game in Apia next July 8 and says the local Samoan community are already preparing to attend en masse.

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  15. All Blacks to play in ApiaRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | Scoop

    Sport and Recreation Minister Murray McCully has welcomed the announcement that the All Blacks have set a date to play Manu Samoa in Apia in 2015. All Blacks to play in Apia Sport and Recreation Minister Murray McCully has welcomed the announcement that the All Blacks have set a date to play Manu Samoa in Apia in 2015.

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  16. U.N. Conference on Small Island Developing States Takes place in SamoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    This week the U.N held the Third Annual Conference on Small Developing States in Apia, Samoa. This year the conference focused on the development of small island nations mainly in Pacific but also in the Caribbean and the Atlantic.

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  17. SAMOA: Small island conference leaves a legacy with...Read the original story

    Sep 4, 2014 | Scoop

    ... characterized the summit, the largest of its kind in the Pacific, as "extraordinary." Briefing journalists in Apia, Samoa, Mr. Wu said 297 partnerships between governments, businesses, civil society and UN entities had been announced during the four ...

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  18. SAMOA: Small island conference leaves 'legacy with impact'Read the original story

    Sep 4, 2014 | Scoop

    The Secretary-General of the Third International Conference on Small Island and Developing States, Wu Hongbo, characterized the summit, the largest of its kind in the Pacific, as "extraordinary." Briefing journalists in Apia, Samoa, Mr. Wu said 297 partnerships between governments, businesses, civil society and UN entities had been announced during the four days.

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  19. SAMOA: Stopping climate change is 'about people, about survival,' says UN envoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    "This is about people, it's about survival," she told the UN New Centre, speaking on the margins of the Third International Small Island Developing States Conference on the Pacific island of Samoa. The Envoy stressed that while vulnerable countries are disproportionally affected by climate change, more and more people are seeing its negative impacts: "It will displace people.

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  20. SIDS conference side event discusses the future of economic integration in the CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Caribbean News Now!

    APIA, Samoa -- On Monday, the International Labour Organization , hosted a side event to the United Nations Small Island Developing States conference in Apia, Samoa, from 1-4 September 2014 to discuss the future of economic integration in the Caribbean, its likely impact on the labour market, and how improved partnerships between government, private sector and the labour movement can contribute to better labour market outcomes for the region. Winston Dookeran, minister of foreign affairs of Trinidad and Tobago, called for financial organizations such as the International Monetary Fund to review the way economic shocks and major issues facing the Caribbean are dealt with.

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