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PLEA DEAL OFFERED FOR LADY NAOMI CREW MEMBER Lady Naomi crew member, Liki Kerisimasi, who was charged along with Fatu Vagana with smuggling of marijuana into the territory last year, has been offered a plea agreement with the government. Kerisimasi and his codefendant were each charged with unlawful possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and unlawful possession of marijuana.
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. One of the University of Waikato's first Pacific graduates, Le Mamea Taulapapa Sefulu Ioane, will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award next week in recognition of his longstanding contributions to education in Samoa and New Zealand.
Leatuaolevao Ruby Vaa says women should be given easy access to get into parliament in order for them to present a balanced view of women in parliament. The Constitution Amendment Bill 2012 guarantees women 10 per cent of the seats in Parliament.
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.
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. The New Zealand and Samoa rugby unions confirmed details of the match Tuesday after negotiations which were partly promoted by political pressure.
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.
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. "It is an honour for Samoa, but also an event not to be missed for the local Samoan community who make New Zealand their home.
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. "The All Blacks playing in Apia recognises the importance of Samoa and other Pacific nations to our national side and our national game.
US actress Molly Glynn has been killed in a freak accident when a tree fell on her while she was cycling in Chicago. THE costs of solar and other renewable power have fallen rapidly and action is needed to support their uptake and more research in the UK.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 04:20 pm
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