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  1. At UN summit, plans announced to boost low-carbon, renewable energy in Africa, small islandsRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | United Nations

    ... Initiative was first introduced earlier this month at the UN Small Island Developing States Conference in Apia, Samoa. It aims specifically to aid small islands which are disconnected from mainland electricity grids and vulnerable to fluctuations in ...

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  2. c1Espresso launches tea company at global UN meetingRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | Scoop

    NOTE FOR EDITORS: Video of Sam Croskey launching The Golden Panther Team Company at the Organic Islands side event. http://www.sidslive.com/video/ New Zealand's largest cafA has launched a boutique tea company at a global United Nation's meeting as a result of listening to organic farmers in Samoa.

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  3. Pink Floyd Announce New Album Details: The Endless RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Scoop

    ... element is a link to an interesting hour long documentary about Tove Jansson. More>> 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. More>> Their Royal ...

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  4. OFC Champions League Preliminary draw finalisedRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    The official draw for the OFC Champions League Preliminary 2015 has been held revealing the road to club glory for the four national league champions from Tonga, American Samoa, Cook Islands and Samoa. The OFC Champions League trophy.

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  5. DOT tentatively OKs Samoa Air...Read the original story

    Sep 21, 2014 | Samoa News

    The U.S. Department of Transportation has tentatively granted Samoa Air's foreign air carrier application to engage in flights on the inter Samoa route and points beyond the two Samoas, but prior to a final ruling, the federal agency is accepting comments for a period of 21-days.

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  6. Better town planning needed to...Read the original story

    Sep 20, 2014 | Samoa News

    The former president of the South Pacific Engineers Association, Leiataua Tom Tinai, says continuing to allow people to build in Apia, is contributing to frequent flooding. Cyclone Evan left parts of Samoa's capital underwater in December, and a tropical depression earlier this month caused more damage.

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  7. Apart from Hopping to Samoa, Minister Lowe Now Jets to New York About Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Bajan Reporter

    Minister of the Environment and Drainage, Dr. Denis Lowe , will represent Barbados yet again during a Ministerial High Level discussion on climate change sponsored by the European Commission, Saturday 20th September in New York - apart from being part of a recent $250,000 BBD trip to Samoa as one of a ten-member delegation during a recent recession Barbados is enduring. The meeting will bring together a small but representative group of Ministers from Latin America, Africa, Asia and Europe, especially those from Least Developed Countries and Small Island Developing States who are particularly vulnerable to the consequences of a changing climate.

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  8. Facts about the Beautiful Samoan IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Buzzle.com

    ... wanted control on it. This island country was under New Zealand subjugation till 1962, and was known as Western Samoa. Eastern Samoa is a part of the US. But having said this, it is important to know that there is no difference between the people of ...

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  9. Air New Zealand adds more seats to historic Samoa ...Read the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | Scoop

    Air New Zealand will increase capacity between Auckland and Apia to coincide with next years historic first match between the All Blacks and Manu Samoa on Samoan soil. Air New Zealand will increase capacity between Auckland and Apia to coincide with next year's historic first match between the All Blacks and Manu Samoa on Samoan soil.

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  10. Shortened 2015 Super Rugby season unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... September. The last round-robin games are on June 13 and the final is set down for July 4, with the All Blacks facing Samoa in Apia four days later. Organisers have acknowledged the Anzac Centenary in round 11 by allocating three trans-Tasman ...

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  11. The Datsuns Announce New Zealand Tour This DECEMBERRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Scoop

    ... element is a link to an interesting hour long documentary about Tove Jansson. More>> 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. More>> Their Royal ...

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  12. Big demand for travel to Samoa-All Blacks testRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    Former Manu Samoa rugby player Mark Birtwistle will be in Apia with family and friends to support his old team next July. Photo / Jason Oxenham Flights to Samoa around the date of next year's All Blacks match are almost three times as expensive as those the week before - putting them out of reach of the average Kiwi fan, a sports tour organiser says.

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  13. Big demand for travel to Samoa testRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    Former Manu Samoa rugby player Mark Birtwistle will be in Apia with family and friends to support his old team next July. Photo / Jason Oxenham Flights to Samoa around the date of next year's All Blacks match are almost three times as expensive as those the week before - putting them out of reach of the average Kiwi fan, a sports tour organiser says.

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  14. Family sues Samoa over Hans Dalton's prison deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    Family members of a mentally ill Auckland man who died in jail in Samoa are suing the government there for WST$30 million . On Christmas Day 2012, the Samoan police, rather than help him, sent him to the notorious main prison at Tafa'igata, outside Apia, where he was thrown into a pa sima, or punishment cell.

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  15. Future remains up in the air for Wayne SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... an early August finish to Super Rugby, the grand final will be a month earlier on July 5 with the All Blacks playing Samoa three days later in Apia and then embarking on the Rugby Championship in the lead-up to the world cup, which kicks off on ...

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  16. State of the art ocean center...Read the original story

    Sep 15, 2014 | Samoa News

    ... Force (USCRTF) member, who, when he appeared for the first time on that task force, was not a member, because American Samoa was not a member of the federal group. "[Tauses] immediately sought, successfully, to admit all of the territories and ...

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  17. ASCC-SAFF Performs at Teuila FestivalRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2014 | Scoop

    Over the last few years, the Student Association for Faasamoa has established itself as one of the strongest student organizations at the American Samoa Community College . Overseen by the Samoan Studies Institute , the SAFF promotes Samoan culture, arts and values while also providing its members with an academic support group, particularly in the area Samoan Studies.

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  18. Court ReportRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2014 | Samoa News

    ... when police questioned Kerisimasi he said he came from Apia with the package to be delivered to "someone in American Samoa who would be calling him." ASENATI MALAE ASKS FOR JURY TRIAL Asenati Malae who was charged together with her husband Hanipale ...

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  19. Quest to save sharksRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2014 | Fiji Times

    OF the numerous program launches which took place at this year's third UN SIDS Conference in Apia, Samoa, one of the major ones was WWF's Pacific Shark Heritage Programme. The initiative is aimed at, among other things, working with governments within the Pacific to sustainably manage their shark and ray populations. 1 comment

  20. Strong winds detour voyaging canoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The voyaging canoes Hokule'a and Hikianalia are on Swains Island this weekend after strong winds led navigators to detour from the original plan of journeying to Fakaofo, Tokelau. Under the guidance of master navigator Nainoa Thompson, apprentice navigators Jenna Ishii and Lehua Kamalu used traditional wayfinding to guide Hokule'a and Hikianalia since leaving Apia, Samoa, on Sept.

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