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Ambassador of Argentina Presents Credentials.. and a Rugby Jersey to Samoa’s Head of State

H.E. Mrs Maria Belen Bogado, the new Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Argentina to Samoa presented her Letter of Credence to Samoa’s Head of State at a ceremony held at the Vailele Residence on Thursday morning. His Highness Tuimalealiifano Vaaletoa Sualauvi II was also presented with an Argentina rugby jersey during the Ambassador Bogado is […]

Avanoa Galuega Faavaitaimi mo Amerika, Kanata ma Amerika Samoa

SVSG Reviews Offenders Program Manual with Support from British High Commission

Facilitators of the Offenders of Violence program under Samoa Victim Support Group (SVSG) have spent the past two days reviewing the current Offenders Program Manual to ensure that its content remains relevant in achieving restorative justice for the offenders of gender-based violence referred from the Family Court. Included in the review team were Facilitators from […]

Descendants of Sola Nepa and Muliagatele gathered at Leauvaa

Sellout Gala to Support and Raise Funds for Spinal Injuries in Samoa

A sell-out crowd turned out at the Auckland Pullman Hotel Ballroom on Wednesday night to show support and raise funds for spinal injuries in Samoa. The Gala was hosted by rugby legend Eric Rush and Samoan DJ Seumanu Francis Ioane. A supporting cast of celebrity helpers was led by Sir Bryan Williams, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, Caleb […]

No Road Fatalities – Police Road Blocks a Success

Children at Campus of Hope Receive Medical Checks by Visiting Chinese Team

During the weekend the Chinese Medical Team who have been spending time reading, and going through free computer classes with the children. They came in to do full medical check-ups on the children and staff at the Campus of Hope. Madam President Siliniu Lina was there to welcome them and also get a check-up herself. […]

Descendants of Sola Nepa and Muliagatele gathered at Leauvaa

“Equal opportunities are not enough to achieve true inclusion” – Siliniu Lina Chang

Samoa Victim Support Group (SVSG) had joined the global commemoration celebration of the International Women’s Day (IWD) 2023 with the theme: Embrace Equity. The global campaign seeks to draw attention to the fact that equal opportunities are not enough to achieve true inclusion and belonging. As such, SVSG President Siliniu Lina Chang has made a […]

Pool Table Game Turns Ugly at Falealupo

Opposition MPs Continue to Question the Fairness of $1 Million Tala Project Disbursement

The recognised leader of the opposition in Parliament, Fonotoe Nuafesili Pierre Lauofo Meredith is the latest MP to question the process of releasing funds under Government’s $1 million tala District Development Programme. Fonotoe has confirmed that his District Development Committee was last week informed they would not be receiving the latest disbursement of $150,000 tala […]

YOUTH4CLIMATE Debate Prepares Samoan Delegates for Milan Italy

Vini Fou Residents Celebrate the Restoration of their ‘Punaoleola’ Freshwater Pool

Apia, Samoa – Residents of Vini Fou today celebrated the restoration and rehabilitation of their freshwater pool, Punaoleola, which was implemented under the EFKS Vini Fou’s Conserving our Natural Spring and Waterways Project. The project has not only increased people’s awareness of the importance of conserving fresh water resources, but has also improved the quality […]

NOLA Partners with UNDP to Deliver Covid-19 Response to Savaii

“Tourism Provides the Ordinary Local Pacific Islander with a Way to Fend for their Families”

Miss Solomon Islands, Tiare Taisia Haro, says tourism is a gold mine for the ordinary Pacific Islander, as it provides opportunities to earn an income and fend for our families. “Tourism is not just about travelling and seeing places, but it is also about unique experiences,” said Ms Haro to a packed conference room at […]

UTOS Partners with GCA to Extend Services in Savaii

Miss American Samoa says there is Plenty We Can Do in our Everyday Lives to Fight Climate Change

Miss American Samoa, Kauhani Mea’alofa Teisia Fuimaono says there are many things we can all do in our everyday lives as a Pacific family, to fight climate change and it is important to educate our people on what they can do to help. In her research of the pre-pageant topic, Ms Fuimaono gave an overview […]

Powerful Presence of Pacific Youth at Nation-Wide Climate Strike