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Wednesday 10 June 2020

Apia, Samoa
Two young Tongan students are continuing their training at the Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC) in Samoa, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Wednesday 10 June 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga is set to face Samoa next year to qualify directly for the Rugby World Cup (RWC) 2023 in France after World Rugby announced details of the qualification process on 8 June.
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Friday 29 May 2020

Auckland, New Zealand
Samoan citizens stuck in New Zealand can now return to Samoa as the first of a series of repatriation flights departed Auckland to Apia today, 29 May.
Monday 2 March 2020

Auckland, New Zealand
Air New Zealand has cut down on its Auckland-Apia weekly services from six to three effective today, 2 March, after receiving a directive for all airlines by the Samoan Government.
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Wednesday 12 February 2020

Apia, Samoa
Tonga and Samoa’s Under-20s rugby teams will play against each other in a one-off test match on 22 February to contest Oceania Rugby U20s Trophy and to determine qualification for the 2020 World Rugby U20s Trophy in Spain later this year.
Wednesday 15 January 2020

Apia, Samoa
The Samoa measles crisis appears to have ended with the most recent measles related death reported on 5 January.
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Wednesday 18 December 2019

Bogota, Colombia
Samoan fine mats, or the ‘le Samoa, is one of 15 cultural practices worldwide that has joined UNESCO’s Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity on 12 December.
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Wednesday 20 November 2019

Suva, Fiji
UNICEF is supporting the Government of Samoa to respond to a measles outbreak in the country. The Government of Samoa officially declared a state of emergency on 15 November 2019, four weeks into the continuing measles outbreak with more than 1000 suspected cases so far. The epidemic has claimed the lives of 14 children under-five years old and one adult. Lesser outbreaks are reported in Tonga and Fiji.
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Wednesday 6 November 2019

Suva, Fiji
The World Health Organisation (WHO) and UNICEF are calling on Pacific communities to vaccinate against measles in response to recent outbreaks of measles in Tonga and Samoa.
Tuesday 9 July 2019

Apia, Samoa
Tonga’s Rugby League Nine’s team has progressed to today's semi-finals after winning over the Cook Islands 8-4 in rainy conditions yesterday, 8 July, at Apia Park Stadium in Samoa. Tonga meets PNG at 2:00pm.
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Monday 8 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Flagbearer and shot-putter, ‘Atamaama Tu’utafaiva led Tonga’s athletes in a parade of nations, which opened proceedings at the 2019 Pacific Games opening ceremony held at Apia Park Stadium in Samoa, yesterday, 7 July. Around 4000 athletes are taking part in 27 sports. The Pacific Games will run until 20 July.
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Tuesday 2 July 2019

Apia, Samoa
An anti-doping program will be run at the Pacific Games held in Samoa this month, aimed at keeping the games clean. By Eleanor Gee.
Wednesday 19 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Rugby League Nines team have been relentless in their fitness training at Teufaiva Stadium as they prepare for the Pacific Games next month.
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Friday 1 March 2019
Apia, Samoa
Samoa signed a Memorandum of Understanding formalising its support for the Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) Regional Aerial Surveillance Program on February 28.
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Wednesday 30 January 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty-four talented cooks from Tonga, Fiji, Vanuatu, and Samoa, will compete in a reality TV cooking show competition hosted by celebrity chef, Robert Oliver, encouraging Pacific Islanders to make good food choices in a bid to fight non-communicable diseases.
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Tuesday 25 September 2018

Suva, Fiji
Ms Cheri Robinson Moors, former Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the National University of Samoa, has been appointed as the Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC) Country Director for Tonga and Samoa, starting last month.
Thursday 7 June 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s champion rugby league club, the Mu’a Saints, travelled to Samoa last week where they defeated the Apia Barracudas to win the inaugural “Polynesian Club Championship” on 2 June.
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Tuesday 5 June 2018

Rarotonga, Cook Islands
Tonga’s national Under-19s soccer team have successfully qualified for the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) U-19 Championship tournament in Tahiti, after forcing a 1 – 1 draw against Samoa on Saturday 2 June. The game was the final round of the U19 OFC Championship Qualifiers tournament in Rarotonga, Cook Islands.
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Thursday 31 May 2018

Rarotonga, Cook Islands
The Tonga Under-19’s soccer team have a chance to qualify for the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) U-19 Championships in Tahiti this year if they defeat Samoa this Saturday in the Cook Islands.
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Thursday 15 March 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 40th anniversary of shipping company, Pacific Forum Line (PFL), was celebrated last night by staff and guests at the Tanoa International Dateline Hotel in Nuku’alofa. The PFL was established in 1978 by the late King Taufa’ahau Tupou IV of Tonga, the late Sir Ratu Kamisese Mara of Fiji, and High Chief Malietoa Tanumafili II of Samoa, with its first meeting hosted at Tonga College.
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