Samoans Abroad

Robbie Magasiva in Samoa.

While acting in movies may seem as a career that’s full of glitz and glamour, Samoa’s Robbie Magasiva will readily tell you that it’s not.

As we commemorate ANZAC Day this year it is important to shine light on our Samoan soldiers who gave their lives to fight in WWI.

As we commemorate ANZAC Day this year it is important to shine light on our Samoan soldiers who gave their lives to fight in WWI.

Sam Lotu-Iiga, who wants to expand drug treatment programmes, talks to inmates during his visit to Arohata Prison. Photo / Mark Mitchell

Sam Lotu-Iiga keen to hear the good news stories as he ventures behind the wires at Arohata Prison.

FOND MEMORIES: Seiuli Dwayne dances the “aiuli” for his grandmothers “taualuga” at her 80th birthday.

In the Samoan culture, we have a very special dance called the “Taualuga” where the woman dances and she is honoured by the men who dance around her out of love and great respect.

The new holder of the Leulua’ialii title, Paul Soliai.Yesterday was the dawn of a new era for Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle, Paul Soliai.

It was when he stepped into the shoes of a matai, having been bestowed with the Leulua’iali’i title at the village of Solosolo.