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    Samoan High Commissioner comments on Otago Daily Times

    The Samoan High Commissioner to Aotearoa, H.E Leasi Papali’i T Scanlan has given a statement regarding the cartoon printed in the Otago Daily Times. H.E Leasi informed Te Ao Māori News, that it was unusual for him to react to a media article. However the situation in Samoa, was of such a great concern, that comment was essential.

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    Measles epidemic 'worse than tsunami'

    Measles continues to devastate Samoa, as more than 60 have died. Community group ASA Foundation says the epidemic is worse than the tsunami that devastated the country in 2009.

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    Measles: Samoan PM announces govt shut down

    Samoa's government will close for two days this week to assist in efforts to stem the country's measles epidemic.

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    Donations worth $50,000 destined for Samoa

    Samoan families based in Auckland have banded together to collect donations for whānau and health providers impacted by the measles outbreak in Samoa. Organisers and volunteers met at Wiri today to start packing supplies for a 40m container destined for Samoa.

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    42 confirmed measles deaths in Samoa

    In the wake of the 42 measles deaths in Samoa, former Māori Television Journalist Renee Kahukura-Iosefa, and her whānau, have made the tough decision for her three children to remain here in New Zealand, for their own safety until the measles outbreak in Samoa passes.

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    Measles epidemic: NZ to deploy more nurses, as Samoa plans mass vaccinations

    Samoan health officials have announced a compulsory mass vaccination campaign to stem the country's measles epidemic.  This comes as the NZ government commits to upping the number of vaccination nurses it intends sending to support the Samoan efforts.

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    State of emergency declared in Samoa over measles epidemic

    It comes after six measles deaths have occurred and at least 700 measles cases have been reported.

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    Waka hourua paddle named in honour of Samoan waka expert

    One of the ocean voyaging waka hourua, part of the Tuia 250 flotilla, has celebrated the life of the late Emma Siope, a waka builder and expert from Samoa.  In a fitting tribute, the crew and captain of the Hinemoana waka hourua have named their guiding paddle after Siope, calling it 'Lilomaiava'.  

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    Pacific Games gets underway in Samoa

    Twenty four nations will be competing in twenty seven sports at the 2019 Pacific Games, which is being held in Samoa over the next two weeks.

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    Māori-Samoan chosen to lead Samoan netball team at Pacific Games

    This week the Pacific Games, the biggest sporting event in the Pacific region, begins, with 24 countries competing in Samoa. Alyssa-Jean Savelio has been given the honour to lead and captain the Samoa netball team at the games.

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