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News on Samoa continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

Saturday Jul 19 | BleacherReport

Do New Zealand All Blacks Owe Samoa a Home Test Match?

It will be the first time that the All Blacks have played a Test in the Pacific Islands in the professional era.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Samoa News

Weaknesses worked on by Manu 7's

So use the gate entrance into rucks, not come in from the sides; remember the other rules that govern the struggle for the ball at close quarters.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

ABC News

Samoan cabinet minister Tuisugaletaua Sofara Aveau composes a song to counter climate change

There's been a positive reaction in Samoa to the theme song for the United Nations Small Island Developing States summit that's been written by a prominent cabinet minister.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Samoa News

Vice Chair of LBJ board:...

The Vice Chair of the hospital board, Tofaeono Dr. Victor Tofaeono says the hospital CEO Joseph Davis-Fleming is not familiar with the physicians that he and Hospital Board Chairman Mase Akapo are trying to recruit to come work for the local hospital.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Samoa: Blooming lovely at Teuila

Traditional dancing displays are just one of the attractions of the annual Teuila Festival.

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The Age

All Blacks to Samoa a dream come true for Williams

Rugby great Bryan Williams has lauded the long overdue decision to take the All Blacks to Samoa for an historic test in Apia which now seems likely to happen in July next year.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Rugby: NZ-Samoa test in Apia likely next July

The All Blacks will play Samoa for the first time in Apia next year as both nations embark on their World Cup preparations.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Samoa News

Court Report

The government has filed a new case against Asofa Titio Jr and three juveniles in connection with a break-in which occurred June 13, 2012 at the Jade Restaurant in Nu'uuli.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Samoa News

Samoa Police call for Deputy PM to...

Fonotoe Nuafesili Lauofo was implicated in an incident last week in Apia, when police asked another minister, Muagututagata Peter Ah Him, to undergo a breath test when they suspected him of driving under the influence of alcohol.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

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Parliament represented at Presiding Officers Confe...

Deputy Speaker, Eric Roy, and Deputy Clerk, Debra Angus, will represent the New Zealand Parliament at the 45th Conference of Presiding Officers and Clerks which is being held in Apia, Samoa this week.

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The Honolulu Advertiser

No tsunami threat to Hawaii after 2 South Pacific quakes

There is no tsunami threat to Hawaii after two strong earthquake struck between Samoa and Fiji Sunday morning, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Samoa News

Samoa opposition aims to rebuild...

The opposition Tautua Samoa party leader Palusalue Faapo II has vowed that if his party becomes the government it will rebuild the Maota Fono themselves.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Samoa News

Ground broken for new island...

The Papua New Guinea company Lamana Development has broken ground for its 60 million US dollar resort on Taumeasina Island near Apia.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Samoa News

Former Samoa MP ordered to pay $...

A former Member of Parliament who is in jail for forgery in relation to a land transaction, Toluono Feti Toluono, has been ordered to pay $120,000 to a woman who sued him over another fraudulent land sale.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

United Nations

Ahead of Samoa conference, island nations gather in New York to discuss partnership opportunities

"By attending the meeting in Samoa, delegates will exercise and experience the reality of a small island developing States, its vulnerabilities as well as its resilience," the Conference's Secretary-General, Wu Hongbo, told journalists in New York.

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