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  1. Seats filling fast for All Blacks testRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Apia Park has a capacity for 12,000 for those wanting to see All Blacks such as Aaron Smith taking on Manu Samoa. Photo / Greg Bowker Demand for the much anticipated All Blacks test in Samoa has reached fever pitch - with many of the stadium's stands filled up and all eight corporate boxes sold out.

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  2. Good Governance workshop for Council at the Apia O...Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | Scoop

    Tokelaus quest to adopt good governing principles and apply best practise continues with a 3 days workshop held for the Council of the Ongoing Government at the Tokelau Liaison Office in Apia, Samoa. Tokelau's quest to adopt good governing principles and apply best practise continues with a 3 days' workshop held for the Council of the Ongoing Government at the Tokelau Liaison Office in Apia, Samoa.

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  3. Good Governance workshop for Council at the Apia OfficeRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Scoop

    Tokelau's quest to adopt good governing principles and apply best practise continues with a 3 days' workshop held for the Council of the Ongoing Government at the Tokelau Liaison Office in Apia, Samoa. The workshop aim to keep Council leaders aware of the Good Governance principles, its leadership conduct and ethics as well as clarifying their role in managing and governing aspect, and encourage to apply to carrying out of their key responsibilities and function.

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  4. Samoa Netball; Bring it onRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Samoa News

    FRIENDS FOR NOW: The Vice Captain of the Samoa National Netball team, Shirin Chang is fl anked by co-captains of Scotland Thistles, Claire Brownie and Lesley McDonald. The teams will go head-to-head in a three-match test series at Apia Park.

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  5. Samoa Comedy Set for 2015 ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Samoa News

    The movie, 'Three Wise Cousins', a comedy about travelling to Samoa to learn what it takes to be 'a real island guy' starring Neil Amituanai, Vito Vito & Fesuiai Viliamu. Photo: Jack Woon A comedy about a New Zealand born Samoan who travels to Samoa to learn what it means to become a 'real island guy' is set to be released this year.

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  6. CAC policy counsel in territory...Read the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | Samoa News

    The Washington D.C. based group Constitutional Accountability Center has no date set as to when it plans to file a suit at federal court to make the citizenship clause of the U.S. Constitution apply to persons born in American Samoa. CAC's litigation and policy counsel Neil Weare arrived in the territory Sunday night and met the following day with the American Samoa Bar Association for an informal discussion on the issue.

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  7. Ulu o Tokelau arrives in FijiRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Scoop

    ... e. Mr Perez also plans to meet with the Tokelau students in Fiji before departing Fiji on Friday to travel to American Samoa to attend the Flag Day Commemoration.

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  8. Bishop Peter Brown ordained as new...Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Samoa News

    Over a thousand people, including members and leaders of the local Catholic faith gathered at Fatuoaiga this past Thursday to witness the ordination and installation of their new leader, Bishop Peter Hugh Brown who was appointed as the second bishop of the Diocese of Samoa Pago Pago by His Holiness Pope Francis on May 31, 2013. Brown replaces outgoing Vaopunimatagi John Quinn Weitzel, 85, who will be departing the territory after serving as head of the local Catholic religion for over two decades.

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  9. Ridvan Festival: Baha'i Holy Day Celebrates Baha'u'llah And Garden Of ParadiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Switched

    ... shape, have nine sides, a dome, and are surrounded by nine gardens with walkways. Baha'i House of Worship in Apia, Samoa -- The foundation stone of the Baha'i House of Worship in Western Samoa was laid in 1979 by His Highness Malietoa Tanumafili II, ...

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  10. Track & Field Star Barclay To Compete At Utah State Following MissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | KMVT Twin Falls

    Rupert, Idaho Josh Barclay, a multi-sport athlete at Minico will compete in track and field at Utah State University. This, following an Apia Samoa mission.

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  11. Samoa: A real Treasure IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... face slowly emerges from behind the kava bowl. Kava drinking is an ancient custom of welcome on the island of Upolu in Samoa. It is a particularly appropriate introduction to Vailima, the grand formal mansion home of Scottish author Robert Louis ...

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  12. Scottish players learn the Samoan...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Samoa News

    ... college on Wednesday and gave them gifts of sports equipment. The Scotland Rugby team will be playing against the Manu Samoa on a one-off test this Saturday @ Apia Park. O se vaaiga lena ao taumafai se tama aoga o le Kolisi o Leifiifi e a'o le faiga ...

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  13. Seeing Samoa in slow motionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Stuff.co.nz

    We step out of the plane and down the steps onto the tarmac and are wrapped in Samoa's warmth. It's a moonless night and the sweet smell of frangipani is on the breeze with the twangy notes of ukulele and crooney singing.

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  14. Fono approves Concurrent...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Samoa News

    The Fono this week approved a House Concurrent Resolution which brings awareness to the significant public and economic threat that Non-Communicable Diseases pose to the people of American Samoa. The goal is to promote a healthy environment and lifestyle to mitigate the consequences of NCDs in American Samoa, according to the measure, sponsored by Reps.

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  15. Samoa PM wishes All Blacks could be bought with coconutsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Fiji Times

    Update: 2:27PM Samoa Prime Minister and rugby boss Tuilaepa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi has joked he'd like to pay the All Blacks in coconuts and pawpaw for their looming test in Apia. Tuilaepa was defending the high ticket prices for the July clash.

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  16. Ulu o Tokelau thanked and encouraged TPS in TALO o...Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Scoop

    The Ulu o Tokelau, Aliki Faipule Siopili Perez, thanked all the Public Servants working for the Government of Tokelau during his visit to the main Tokelau Apia Liaison Office at the first floor of the Samoa National Provident Fund Plaza building in The Ulu o Tokelau, Aliki Faipule Siopili Perez, thanked all the Public Servants working for the Government of Tokelau during his visit to the main Tokelau Apia Liaison Office at the first floor of the Samoa National Provident Fund Plaza building in Apia, Samoa. He emphasised the large amount of work done and support that's being provided by the office, and encourages all the public servants to keep up the good work that's support their leaders and services towards the people of Tokelau.

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  17. A total of three earthquakes...Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Samoa News

    ... 442 miles southeast of Suva, Fiji, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Three local residents reported to Samoa News feeling the quake, which they say lasted for seconds. The Emergency Operations Center says they were aware of the quake ...

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  18. Gannon's third OFC tourneyRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Fiji Times

    The Lupe Ole Soaga midfielder was brought into the side this year to offer some experience to the Samoan champions as they embarked on their first OFC Champions League campaign. And his impact was near instantaneous as the 27-year-old scored eight minutes into the side's debut on Saturday afternoon against Pirae, the focal point of a performance which helped push the Samoan champions to a surprise 3-3 draw against the Tahiti outfit.

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  19. Commentary: Hello VotersRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | Samoa News

    ... The House seems unwilling to do much, whether it helps or hurts or is irrelevant to the Governor's wishes. American Samoa needs a legislature that is actively grappling with legislative and territorial priorities, and we need a more productive ...

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  20. Get Ready! Flag Day 2015 PrepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Samoa News

    Some of American Samoa's amateur boxers who competed last Saturday in the American Samoa Boxing Federation's amateur bouts that took place at the old VA center. [photo: Jeff Hayner] This coming Saturday, April 11, ASBF will be holding Flag Day amateur boxing bouts at the Maliu Mai Beach Resort starting at 1 p.m. A team of amateur boxers from Apia, Samoa arrived on island last Tuesday to participate in the Flag Day bouts.

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