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A Samoan man who became way too happy

A Samoan man celebrating his newly acquired New Zealand residency forced the evacuation of a Napier street after crashing his car and causing a gas eruption, spilling toxic fumes into the air.In the...

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A mother’s plea for help

Va’alele Fa’amatai, of Vaisigano and Lauli’i, needs your help.The mother is seeking financial help from the community to support her 12-year-old-daughter, Fa’ama’au’s heart operation in New Zealand...

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Colour and fun as Manumalo celebrates Samoan culture

Thursday was a colourful and exciting day of celebration for parents, families and friends but especially the children of Manumalo Christian School.The occasion was the celebration of the Culture.The...

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Samoa looks to get off money laundering list

The government will ask for Samoa to be removed from a list of countries known for money laundering and weak anti-terror laws.The request will be made by next week during the Asia Pacific Group meeting...

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Samoans take up ice dare for charity

Samoans around the world are taking the plunge to take part in a new social media phenomenon where participants dunk themselves with icey water to raise money for charity.The Ice Water Challenge is a...

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Sevens optimistic ahead of Glasgow assignment

Manu Samoa Sevens coach, Fuimaono Titimaea Tafua, is confident ahead of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.Fuimaono in fact believes the team that’s getting ready to leave the country is much...

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Germany donates for Faleata re-development

The German Ambassador, Dr Anne- Marie Schleich and the Samoan High Commissioner to New Zealand, Leasi Papali’i T. Scanlan signed an agreement on Thursday this week.{googleAds}<script async...

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S.I.D.S theme song carries message of hope

Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi, has officially launched the theme song for the United Nations Small Island Developing States (S.I.D.S).The launch was held inside his office on...

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Graduation kicks off Methodist Church’s Golden Jubilee celebrations

Twelve pastors of the Methodist Church graduated with Certificates in Theology and Diploma in Theology from Piula Theological College yesterday.The ceremony, attended by relatives, friends and church...

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Cut “abuse of public assets,” law-breaking, govt. told

The Finance and Expenditure Committee (F.E.C.) of Parliament has told the government to cut the “abuse of public assets,” stop breaking the law and reduce its “overspending.”{googleAds}<script async...

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Debt over $960million, but P.M not worried

“To say that our kids will suffer is wrong. We are implementing the developments, reaping the fruits and we are also paying for it at the same time. What’s so difficult about that? There is no...

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Thank you – Island Rock!

What can parents and caregivers do to protect their children?This is an edited transcript for a talk given by Lani Wendt Young at a fundraiser for the Samoa Victim Support charity which provides refuge...

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Gone but not forgotten

History tells us that the bonds of family and the love of your country are unbreakable.{googleAds}<script async...

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Legal minds tackle family violence

“Samoa is not a nation, it is just one big family, therefore if we have peace and stability in our families, then we will have a stable and strong Samoa” – Chief Justice Patu Tiava’asu’e Falefatu...

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A mother’s pride and joy

Almost eleven years ago, a gift called Minoi Simeone was born.{googleAds}<script async...

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S.I.D.S. drivers put through their paces

Seventeen buses and more than ten taxi vehicles were put through their paces last Friday as Samoa stepped up its preparations for the Small Islands Developing States (S.I.D.S) meeting.Minister of...

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Dave Leng is Bluesky Samoa Triathlon Champion for 2014

Dave Leng is the Bluesky Samoa Triathlon Champion for 2014.  The win was secured with his second placing in the weekend racing in the long triathlon course.Darren Young, who secured his fourth victory...

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Happy Golden Jubilee, Methodist Church!

The mighty hand of God over the affairs of the Methodist Church in Samoa was acknowledged yesterday during a special service attended by hundreds of Methodist Church members.The occasion was the...

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Bank buys Ululoloa property for $3.5m

The Central Bank of Samoa has bought the six-acre property at Ululoloa that once belonged to Polynesian Airlines for $3.5 million.The transaction was confirmed by the Corporate Manager of the Samoa...

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Attorney General confirms fugitive found

Attorney General, Aumua Ming Leung Wai, has confirmed that a man wanted by local authorities over the rape of four students with special needs has been sent back to Samoa.The confirmation came in an...

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