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Funny people are more intelligent than their serious (grouchy) peers

16 October, 2017. By Lowri Dowthwaite - Albert Einstein attributed his brilliant mind to having a child-like sense of humour. Indeed, a number of studies have...
Ms Lindah Lepou with The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy and Sir David Gascoigen

Shock and awe for Samoan designer Lindah Lepou

16 October, 2017. An audience at Government House in Wellington were left stunned when Pasifika multimedia artist and fashion designer Lindah Lepou presented a...

Samoa Vegie Gardens in Recycled Guttering

Here's one way of creating a small garden using recycled guttering that does not require lots of soil. 1. Put chopped coconut husks as the...

My Dad and me – and Alzheimers

This month, Samoa Planet marks one year since our official launch in Oct 2016. It’s been an exciting year (with many lessons learnt!) and...

How to get a Protection Order in Samoa

This month, Samoa Planet marks one year since our official launch in Oct 2016. It’s been an exciting year (with many lessons learnt!) and...

Be informed – signs and symptoms of breast cancer

Signs and symptoms of breast cancer can include: a change in size or shape a lump or area that feels thicker than the rest...

Savaii – community and tradition.

This month, Samoa Planet marks one year since our official launch in Oct 2016. It’s been an exciting year (with many lessons learnt!) and...
The app is currently being field tested in Tanzania. Photo: IITA

New app diagnoses crop diseases in the field and alerts rural farmers

28 September, 2017. The team behind a new mobile app that uses artificial intelligence to accurately diagnose crop diseases in the field has won...

Pacific Couture artist Lindah Lepou vice-regal residency at Massey University

29 September, 2017. The residency programme is a partnership between Massey University’s College of Creative Arts and Office of the Governor General. The Governor-General,...
Allan Tipene and his wife, Desiree Tipene, with their children and others in Auckland, New Zealand. Ms. Tipene called “Moana” a “funny and beautiful” way for her children to connect with their culture. Credit Birgit Krippner for The New York Times

A translated ‘MOANA’ bolsters an indigenous language

19 September, 2017. By Charlotte Graham. AUCKLAND, New Zealand — The families lined up at the theater above a shopping mall here in New...