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Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa: Samoa Language Week 2020 is taking place from Sunday, 24 May to Saturday, 30 May 2020.
26th May 2020: Samoan is the third most spoken language in New Zealand, and Fotu o Mālama Chairperson and Samoa Language Week co-organiser Tofilau Niulevaea Siliva Gaugatao says the week-long event helps to maintain the focus on language and culture as critical components to living and experiencing success in the 21st Century. Read more
26th May 2020: Sosaiete A’oga Amata Samoa I Aotearoa (SAASIA) Inc National President and Samoa Language Week co-organiser Salā Pafitimai Dr Faasaulala Tagoilelagi-Leota says the goals Samoa Language Week is trying to achieve aligns closely with her organisation’s aims. Read more
24th May 2020: Kau Tulī central representative Fredwyn Kisona is a proud Tokelauan/Samoan hailing from Porirua, an area his family has made their mark in. Read more