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Our Favourite Samoan Songs

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Our Favourite Samoan Songs

We all know that music can set the scene for any occasion. It can make you feel sad when it reminds you of a memory of someone you loved.  Music can also bring you happiness and pump you up for things to come.  Music has been a huge part of my life, especially Samoan music.  Here are our favourite Samoan songs and why. La’u Lupe Ua Lele When I was learning Samoan at university we had to do a group performance of a Samoan song.  La’u Lupe Ua Lele was the song we chose and is one of my favourite...

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5 Reasons Samoa is Awesome

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5 Reasons Samoa is Awesome

Samoa is an amazing country in the Pacific Ocean. You will encounter many wonderful things to do, places to see and food to eat. Here are 5 reasons why Samoa is Awesome.

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SVSG – Our thoughts

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SVSG – Our thoughts

Measina Treasures of Samoa have been advocates of the work that the Samoa Victims Support Group (SVSG) do for victims of abuse in Samoa. We have seen first-hand the work that goes into running the shelter, the school and the services that the SVSG provide. Measina sold Get Ya Yum On grain free bread range in our store because we knew that 50% of all profits went to the SVSG. It was difficult reading the stories regarding SVSG in the media over the last month. On the one hand we knew the amazing work that SVSG do for our people,...

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Meet the Makers: Part 5

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Meet the Makers: Part 5

Our fifth installment of our Meet the Makers series will be talking about the creators of our clothing and snap back caps, Tanoa Samoa. The tanoa is the traditional Samoan bowl that the ‘ava is prepared in. It is different to the bowls you will find around the Pacific as they have many legs around the bowl.  The tanoa is culturally significant in Samoa as it is used during the customary ‘ava ceremony.  It is no wonder that the tanoa is used as the name and logo of Tanoa Samoa, who are fast becoming a significant player in the retail...

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Meet the Makers: Part 4

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Meet the Makers: Part 4

Today we are meeting our amazingly talented women of Mahealani Fashion. Mahealanis is a clothing brand selling original Samoan inspired designs. Their mix of modern styles with traditional features makes them stand out from the crowd. The store is run by a mum and daughter team from their store in Vaimoso. Their clothing have been seen around the globe. Their most memorable stage has been at the Miss World Pageant in 2015 when Latafale Auvaa wore two Mahealanis dresses while participating as a Miss World contestant. We know that Mahalanis styles are beautiful and come in a range of sizes and...

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