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50th Independence Anniversary celebrations come to a close

20 December, 2012 - 2:34 pm in 50th Anniversary, Latest News, Local News

By Unumoe Esera APIA: FRIDAY 21 DECEMBER 2012: Samoa's 50th Independence Anniversary celebrations may have been held in June earlier this year but the official closing was held this morning at the Parliament house at Tiafau, Mulinu'u. The closing ceremony…

Former Cabinet Minister one of 35 pardoned prisoners

7 June, 2012 - 4:08 pm in 50th Anniversary, Local News

By Lance Polu APIA: 08 June 2012: Former Cabinet Minister Leafa Vitale was amongst the 35 prisoners released from prison today as an amnesty to commemorate…

Gaualofa gifted to the people of Samoa

7 June, 2012 - 12:11 pm in 50th Anniversary, Local News

By Ame Sene Tanielu APIA: 08 June 2012: The traditional sailing double hulled canoe, Gaualofa, has been gifted to the people of Samoa in recognition of…

Segavao jubilee dream sealed with a trophy

5 June, 2012 - 2:56 pm in 50th Anniversary, Local News

By Lagi Keresoma APIA: 06 June 2012: The Segavao 3 long boat, rowed by Don Bosco students dream of winning Samoa's 50th independence jubilee anniversary fautasi regatta has come true when they dominated a strong field that have been selected after two elimnation…

NZ Governor General acknowledges Samoa’s 50 year journey

31 May, 2012 - 11:38 am in 50th Anniversary, Local News, Politics

By Lagi Keresoma APIA: 1st June 2012:  The New Zealand Governor General, Rt. Hon. Sir Jerry Mateparae has acknowledged Samoa  long journey as an independent nation. He was speaking at a function hosted in his honour at the New Zealand High Commissioner’s…