Constable Tausili Prepares for 10-Month Musician’s Course with NZ Army Band School


Police Constable Carmen Tausili has been nominated to represent Samoa Police, Prisons and Corrections Services at the Mutual Assistance Programme (MAP) Musician’s Course 2023.

The New Zealand Mutual Assistance Programme Musician’s course is provided by the New Zealand Army’s Band School of Music.

The Course will run for approximately ten months, and Carmen will be attached to New Zealand to take up the opportunity..

Police Commissioner Auapa’au Logoitino Filipo acknowledged the NZ Army for the opportunity to have our band members be trained and craft their talents and skills for the service of Samoa.

SPPCS have not been able to access these opportunities during the Covid pandemic.

“We encouraged you to use the opportunity wisely and effectively…”

Auapa’au told Constable Tausili that he would be the SPPCS Ambassador in New Zealand.

The 35-year-old Constable has worked with SPPCS under the Band Unit for 10 years.

Constable Carmen says he is excited to go and looks forward to learning and expanding his knowledge.

“Upon my return, I hope to share my experiences and gained knowledge to help improve and enhance our band members’ skills to perform their services.”

On behalf of SPPCS, Commissioner Auapa’au Logoitino Filipo and Deputy Commissioner Papalii Monalisa Tiai-Keti were both present in a ceremony to wish Carmen Tausili well on his journey, on behalf of SPPCS.

Constable Carmen Tausili leaves for New Zealand on Saturday 21st January 20223.

We wish Constable Carmen Tausili the very best.