Why are the Police wasting their time?

Dear Editor, Re: Search warrant at the Samoa Observer Egregious! With my aghast and subdued ambivalence for what has taken place so far in Vaitele, surely brings back the fearsome Dawn Raid memories of the 70s in New Zealand to muster up Samoa overstayers like animals being rounded up by four legged animals (dogs) with the police handlers in chase.

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Jesus desires mercy not sacrifice

Dear Editor, Re: Ex-Reverend tells all When the Pharisees were asking questions why Jesus is having dinner with Matthew the tax collector and a ‘sinner’ as that’s how they labelled Matthew.

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Sharing information is power

Dear Editor, Re: Prevention is always better than cure Lawyer Leuluaiali’i Olinda Woodroffe is really concerned about the government inaction concerning the Auckland TB outbreak. She wrote to the PM.

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Same problem 50 years ago

Re: Struggle for water I can’t believe struggle for water is still going on today. Back in the 60’s n 70’s that’s what we did in Falealili.

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Church needs to pay

Re: Church members call for reimbursement Whoever calls for this reimbursement has no idea, or is framing the biggest political cover up in C.C.C.S’s history.

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Pastors and taxes

Re: Church Ministers are already paying taxes You sound like a Faifeau yourself. You are defending the tax as someone who wants the church to fund your children and grandchildren’s education.

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Lets make a lasting first impression

Dear Editor, Amateurs hope. Professionals work. -Garson Kanin Tourism is definitely an industry that can thrive here in Samoa but it’s going to take some work for it to thrive.

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A Fund for the future of Samoa

Dear Editor Re: Think About This For A Minute As a proud Samoan, it is very sad to see and read about the people you interview daily on how they live and support their families especially the ones in the back villages.

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Justice and Reverend Uili

Dear Editor, Re: Church members call for reimbursement The main issue which puzzles me about this whole saga is why Reverend Uili has not been reinstated to roles similar to those he held prior to him being asked to step down.

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The truth about ourselves

Dear Editor, Re: Church Ministers already pay taxes Considering the rise of immortality in the community which now includes parents raping and killing their own children...

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The Police and their antics

Dear Editor, Re: Accused woman breaks her silence Stoira, many of us wise and people with brains feel so sad and sorry for what you went through. You are absolutely correct.

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Sue the Police

Re: Police still in the hunt for blogger This lady who was arrested without a case should lodge a complaint with the PSU and should sue the Police as well.

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Out of control

Re: We were lucky Rape and robbery are signs of a country out of control and unable to reduce unemployment and rising cost of living.

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He should be in jail

Re: Man tells Court of secret love affair He is 43 and she’s 15. What kind of sane judge or a lawyer would allow this to go to court?

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Life after for a C.E.O.

Dear Editor Re: In with the new, out with the old Malo le faiva ma le tautua Sulu. So many opportunities out there to explore and you have so much potential and still young ‘n active.

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And the answer is tourism

Dear Editor Re: Tourism is our hope That is the whole idea and action that some sons and daughters of Samoa are working hard behind the scene with their developer partners and leaders of Samoa for Samoa.

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Thank you so much, Japan!

Dear Editor, Domo arigatou gozaimasu I live in the Tanoaleia/Vaivaseuta area and water quality used to be a big problem. A 25 micron fibre filter will clog with sediment and sludge with ‘clean’ water running, in one week.

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Debt, crime and rugby

Dear Editor, It’s been interesting to read a number of issues covered in the paper lately and thought I’d comment of a few things: Government Debt A number of comments in Letters to the Editor this week caught the eye.

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People know so much

Dear Editor, Re: The church and Samoa today I think, it is the first faifeau who came with his bible and told the people of Samoa that there is a saying in the bible called FREE WILL.

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It doesn’t make sense

Dear Editor, Re: No water, electricity for family living in shack This underprivileged and economically displaced family apparently represents a sector of the population living in conditions deprived of essential and necessary services that the government should provide at bare minimum.

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What freedom of expression is all about

Freedom of expression is one thing. Abusing people and making unfounded allegations under the guise of freedom of expression, especially when the writer is a faceless ghost, is something else.

Street Talk

Ruta, 45

What changes in the police ministry are needed?

The Police Commissioner, Fuiavailili Egon Keil has finally returned to work following a long suspension and an appearance in court. Now that he’s resumed his position, Sina Filifilia Sevaaetasi hit the streets of Apia asking the question “Is there a need to have changes in the police force?”

Think a Minute

Ride the wild horses

Think a minute…Wild horses are such beautiful, powerful animals. It’s inspiring just to watch them run—fast and free.


ANZAC: Lest we forget!

Today, 25 April 2017, marks 102 years since the landing of thousands of Australian and New Zealand troops on the shores of Gallipoli and the birth of the term ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps).

Between the Lines


The righteous thing The Ministry of Revenue is not the most popular of government Ministries right now. That’s for sure.

Sunday Reading

Myths and Legends of the Ancient World

The fire burnt low in the hearth but the servant women made no move to add fuel to it.

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