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Tualamalii nominated for Young NZer of the Year

9 January, 2018. Pasifika youth leader and advocate Josiah Tualamali'i (pictured) has been named as a top 10 finalist for the 2018 Young New...

A life of service abroad: Tupe Solomon Tanoai

11 January  2018. Life as a Foreign Policy Officer has brought opportunity, change, cultural awareness and adventure to the fore for Tupe Solomon Tanoa’i...
GO FOR GOLD: Retta Leao-Seve and Cecilia Smith are two mums who will soon be representing Samoa. PHOTO: Oliver Jacques

Super-mum aims for gold after shock Samoa call-up

4 January, 2018. By Oliver Jacques. If ever there was an example of someone not letting age or life barriers stop them from achieving...
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A legend is born. Samoan Tua Tagovailoa leads epic title game comeback

9 January, 2018. By Adam Kramer. Regardless of what happens from here, the name Tua Tagovailoa will live forever. It will live on through wall...

Taking Pasifika’s place in STEM

5 January, 2018. Otago University Medicine student Roneima Teumohenga (pictured) believes Pasifika in New Zealand need to step up and take their rightful place in all things...

Samoan app inventor – “helping people get healthy, get happy, get active”. 

5 January, 2018. Australia - Physeek – a new App created by a Samoan woman that connects workout buddies based on interests in sporting and...

Pasifika youth – be active changemakers

4 January, 2018. NZ -  We asked educator, youth leader, advocate and activist Tim Baice to reflect on the achievements of 2017 and plans...
Hon. Aupito Sua William Sio. Minister for Pacific People in NZ. Photographer - Galumoana Photography.

Hon. Aupito William Sio – A new vision for Pacific people in NZ

31 December, 2017. NZ/Samoa - In an exclusive interview with Samoa Planet, the New Zealand Minister for Pacific Peoples, Hon. Aupito Sua William Sio...
Tisa Fa'amuli, Eco-Tourism pioneer in American Samoa and Founder of Tisa's Tattoo Festival

Tisa Faamuli – Proud to inspire an ecotourism movement in American Samoa

27 December, 2017.  American Samoa - She is the founder of the annual tattoo festival in American Samoa, credited with helping to revive the...
Don Pati with the ball during his debut in the USA Eagles-Manu Samoa 7s match-up in Dubai, December 2016.

Don Pati – Committed to Family, education and rugby. 

28 December, 2017. - From playing touch rugby in front of the Malie Methodist Church to having a hard time learning English in a foreign...