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Samoa police commissioner seeks access to evidence

30 Nov 2016

Samoa's suspended Police Commissioner, Fuiavailili Egon Keil, through his lawyer, is seeking a court decision to grant him him access to police evidence needed to build his defence against 259 charges.

The prosecution has been given time by the court to file a response to the application, which will be heard next Monday.

Meanwhile the case against the suspended police commissioner has been adjourned without a plea to 12 December to allow police to finalise all the charges.

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NZ TO HOST BAINIMARAMA

11 Oct 2016

New Zealand is "highly likely" to host Fijian Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama for a state visit the week after next, Prime Minister John Key says.

Mr Bainimarama will be in New Zealand to attend an All Blacks match, and Mr Key says they will probably have a formal meeting as well.

Mr Key visited Fiji in June, the first visit by a New Zealand prime minister in a decade.

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FIJI BATI DEFEAT TOA SAMOA

11 Oct 2016

Fiji rugby league coach Mick Potter has praised his side's defensive effort after the Bati recovered from sizeable deficit to defeat Toa Samoa 20-18 in Apia at the weekend.

Bulldogs prop Sam Kasiano inspired Samoa to a fast start, barging over for the opening try after just four minutes.

Lively Warriors winger Ken Maumalo crossed on the right hand side to extend the home side's lead and bagged his second four minutes later to give the Toa a commanding 18-0 lead.

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TOA SAMOA VS FIJI BATI TEST

07 Oct 2016

This weekend's historic rugby league test between Toa Samoa and the Fiji Bati in Apia shapes as a big opportunity for fringe players to put themselves in the selection frame for next year's World Cup.

Toa Samoa have called up six new caps: New Zealand Warriors quartet Mason Lino, Ken Maumalo, James Gavet and Bunty Afoa, Castleford Tigers back Denny Solomona and David Nofoaluma from Wests Tigers.

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PNG TO DISCUSS VISA POLICY WITH NZ AND AUSTRALIA

04 Oct 2016

The Papua New Guinea government says it will be following up on discussions with Australia and New Zealand this month for visa-on-arrival to be granted to PNG citizens.

PNG's foreign minister, Rimbink Pato, said this followed talks that both he and the prime minister had with the foreign ministers of Australia and New Zealand

No further details about the negotiations have been given.

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Unified government option for Hawaii

26 Sep 2016

Native Hawaiians can now choose whether to form a unified government, which could eventually enter into formal government-to-government relations with the United States.

The Hawaii State Capitol is the official statehouse or capitol building of the U.S. state of Hawaii. Photo:Supplied

It would be the first time the Native Hawaiian community had their own government since their kingdom was overthrown in 1893, a move that led to US annexation in 1898.

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