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Posts Tagged ‘ Samoa ’

Next stop Samoa for Upper Hutt student traveller

Jan 13th, 2015 | By | Category: Latest News, News

After visiting 10 countries, Jess Thompson is looking forward to making Samoa her eleventh.



Māori see future careers in performing arts

Nov 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Student Features

Māori of all ages, backgrounds, shapes and sizes come to Wellington to study the art of performance. MATTHEW LAU reports.



New Zealand warned of summer cyclone threat

Oct 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News

EXPECT some wild weather this summer. The summer cyclone outlook for the South-West Pacific was released today and New Zealand has a higher than normal chance of being affected. However, the places expecting the greatest impacts from the seasonal storms are Samoa, Tuvalu and the Cook Islands. Eight to twelve named cyclones are predicted  during […]



Dancing into Taiwan

Jul 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Radio News



Pacific Advisory Group needs more time, money, says chair

Apr 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News

Nominations are open for new members, and the outgoing group has recommended to Wellington City Council that the number of seats be increased to 19 so smaller Pacific Island groups are represented. JULIE TAYLOR reports.



Human jukeboxe fun provokes thought

Apr 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features

A top NZ artist has made a point by using people as cultural dancing machines in their exhibition. HOANI HOTENE reports.



Samoan women sewing their way to language confidence

Dec 18th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, Uncategorized

Wairarapa REAP has helped a group of women with their sewing skills and also their English.



Minuit stars leave behind stage for Samoan village charity

Aug 19th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Paul Dodge and Ruth Carr of band Minuit will be volunteers in Samoa for the next four months.



Samoan ferries will be safer thanks to capital fundraising

May 24th, 2013 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Heaven’s Pizza owner is raising money for Samoa through his charity Manono Afloat.



PHOTOS: Warm welcome for sevens teams

Feb 1st, 2013 | By | Category: News, Top Picture

New Zealand player Lote Raikabula and son Emanuel enjoy the parade which kicked off Sevens Weekend in Wellington. KRISTEN PATERSON recorded the event in photos.



Samoans buy Pacific Forum shipping line

Oct 10th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

THIS WEEK the Samoan Government took over the ownership of Pacific Forum shipping line.



NZ: among top countries sending money to poor

May 17th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Tongans sending money home make 12.5% of Tonga’s GDP.



AB car flags harder to get than RWC win

Sep 30th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

You can’t get an All Black car flag for love nor money.



American Eagles get Kiwi welcome at Scots College

Sep 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Sport

US Ambassador cheers for three different RWC teams.



Wellington in high spirits as Rugby World Cup fever kicks in

Sep 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News, Picture story

Signs of Rugby World Cup fever have been everywhere in Wellington this week, as our NEWSWIRE photo team shows.



Hundreds invade city street for Samoan haka

Sep 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Police and Rugby World Cup officials on hand for challenge.



Samoan flashmob haka call for Lambton Quay

Sep 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story, News, Sport

A Facebook inspired Manu Samoan flash mob haka may involve more than 700 participants taking over part of Wellington’s top retail street at lunchtime tomorrow.

Organisers are hoping to get at least 50 people performing two hours before Samoa plays Namibia. JOSH HYDE reports



Welsh were robbed, say fans – of both cup teams

Sep 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Sport

Wellington streets splashed with colour, passion, rain for game one.



Springbok fans welcome in local Dragon’s den

Sep 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Sport

Welsh rugby supporters back their boys to beat Boks on Sunday.



Pasifika communities fear for future of their languages

Sep 8th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

The Bilingual Leo Pacific Coalition wants official minority status for five Pacific languages, reports KATIE McALISTER.



Poets to pitch poetry to Rugby World Cup fans

Aug 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Latest News, News

Pacific poets will run workshops in the Cup fanzone.



Lost art work finds home at last in famous Samoan hotel

Aug 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

A painting caught up in the stock-market crash of 1987 has finally found its way to Aggie Grey’s Hotel in Samoa, reports CALLUM VALENTINE.



The New Zealand fire service is on the lookout for a few good women

Jun 15th, 2011 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout

The fire service wants more diversity, reports SAMANTHA IVES. The biggest barrier appears to be a lack of self belief.



Finding peace and quiet with a bridge, a rod and a reel

Mar 6th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Seaview Bridge over the Hutt River is a good place to cast a line, reports KATE MELZER.



NewsWire’s best year yet had other media noticing

Dec 18th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

Nearly a quarter of a million people visited NewsWire in 2010, making it a record year since the Whitireia Journalism news website was launched in 2008.



Toddler teachers take language skills home

Dec 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Preschool trains new generation of Pasifika speakers.



Less advertising, more talking wins council seat

Oct 14th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Porirua’s Pacific networks spread messages for Fa’afoi Seiuli



Tropical graduation for local Bible College

May 27th, 2010 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Students head to Hawaii to receive their degree



Karori school trail blazers off to Samoa

May 18th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Samuel Marsden students will take IT gear to village school.



Inspired young Pasifika people will ‘make changes for themselves’

Apr 29th, 2010 | By | Category: Diversity, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

Victoria University leadership exponent Kabini Sanga says new leaders of the Pacific are already emerging. JANICE IKIUA talks to a father of Pacific leadership.



Young Samoans unaware of language realities

Mar 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Optimism fails to match the stats on language abilities.



Racial tensions in social housing units

Mar 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

More needs to be done to promote cultural understanding.



Wish granted: Sons for the return home

Feb 23rd, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Porirua mother reunited with children she hasn’t seen in weeks.



Pasifika festival gone with wild weekend wind

Feb 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Weather denies chance to celebrate Pacific culture.



Dad won’t let his Kiwi sons return to NZ

Jan 20th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

His wife has accused him of keeping their boys in Samoa.



Mum may be deported from Samoa without sons

Jan 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Porirua woman faces leaving Samoa without her children.



Festival of perseverance shines light on community

Dec 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Wellington rabbi talks about the message of Chanukah.



Pasifika festival is set to be clean and green

Dec 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News

New council standards make Pasifika festival eco-friendly.



Judges blown away by top diversity entry

Nov 26th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

TV1 reporter Adrian Stevanon takes out diversity prize.



VIDEO: Special concert raises funds for Samoa

Nov 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Multimedia, News

Hip hop artists give their time for tsunami victims.



Sevens ‘secret weapons’ keen to surprise

Nov 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Sport

Niue team were tournament’s upset team last year.



Capital’s performers give love for the islands

Oct 30th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Wellington entertainers go all out in tsunami relief concert.



Tsunami honeymoon – looting, tragedy

Oct 7th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

A Wellington couple has returned from Samoa with grim stories.



Tsunami ‘hits’ Germany before New Zealand

Sep 30th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Sabrina Dankel was one of first in NZ to hear.



Language-nest nurturer honoured for work

Sep 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

NZOM for devotion to education and Samoan culture.



Student designer casts net wide for talent

Sep 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Porirua young people create a multi-media extravaganza.



Proud Porirua students stage Pacific journey

Aug 10th, 2009 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Show helps stop people ‘putting Porirua down’. VIDEO



Pacific families parade strong message against violence

Nov 27th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

It took three hours to travel from Waitangirua Mall to the new Te Rauparaha arena in Porirua township, reports MARANIA PEPE.