Press Releases

        2 August 2016 New Samoa Consulate Complex Opens The new Samoa Consulate Complex at the Mangere Town Centre opened last Saturday in Auckland, New Zealand. The Government’s commitment and long term obligation to the growing population of Samoan people residing in New Zealand, especially Auckland is reflected in the investment of this […]

        29 July 2016 Immigration Office opens in Savaii The Ministry of the Prime Minister and Cabinet has opened an office in Savaii, with special focus on services provided by the Immigration Office. Prime Minister and Minister for MPMC, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi officially opened the office, which is located on the second […]

        27 July 2016 Three Tradesmen heading to Christchurch The first Samoan recruits for the Christchurch Rebuild are departing early next month as part of a joint programme between New Zealand and Samoa. The Christchurch Rebuilding Programme has contracted three Samoans as part of a wider group from the Pacific, to work […]

        20 July 2016 Trade Study Workshop Opens Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi officially opened the Diagnostic Trade Integrated Study (DTIS) Update Validation Workshop held at the TATTE conference room this morning. The Diagnostic Trade Integration Study assessed the trade related aspects of Samoa’s economy and later became the basis of developing […]

        19 July 2016 Samoa’s Office of the Ombudsman Rated A The Office of the Ombudsman is rated as an ‘A’ status national human rights institution. This rating according to the Ombudsman, Maiava Iulai Toma was awarded from the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI). The awarding of an ‘A’ […]

        MEDIA RELEASE  23 JUNE 2016    Last week Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi was in Stockholm, Sweden, to attend the annual EAT Forum where he delivered Samoa’s perspective as a nation on the frontlines of climate change; facing the public health burden of Non-Communicable Diseases; and the changes instituted and strategies […]