One more measles death has been recorded in Samoa, with the toll now rising to 71 since the measles epidemic outbreak began in September.
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Makoura College students helping those in need in Samoa
Twenty two students and staff of Makoura College in Masterton are in Samoa helping provide support for those suffering from the measles outbreak. Initially there to help with renovations of the House of Hope, a special home for children orphaned because of family circumstances.
Aotearoa pastor couple inspired to help comfort Samoa
The belief of a higher power can make a difference, and impact people, even at their lowest point in life. That is what brings husband and wife Pastors Stacey and Hiraina Raika to Samoa, on a spiritual mission to help those who have been affected by the devastation of the measles outbreak.
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.
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.
Samoa celebrates 53 years of Independence
Western Samoa became independent of New Zealand on 1 January 1962, but the small island nation marks its Independence Day on June 1, an occasion the Samoan community in New Zealand gather to celebrate.