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Sosoo le fau i le fau: exploring what factors contribute to Samoan children's cultural and language security from A'oga Amata to Samoan primary bilingual classrooms in Aotearoa NZ
PhD Thesis by Sala Dr Faasaulala F Tagoilelagi-Leota, Auckland University of Technology

Pululima Faifai Pea. Establishment of
Samoan Immersion in ECE and Samoan
Bilingual Units in Primary and Intermediate
PhD Thesis by Dr Patisepa Tuafuti, Waikato

The Samoan Vowel Shift: A phenomenon
in phonetics and phonology
Paper by Levi Tavita & Saili Aukuso, UC

Le tofi ne'i vale tuulima: Perceptions of Samoan students, teachers and parents on the place of the Samoan language in New Zealand today
Masters Thesis by Dr Salainaoloa Wilson, AUT

Ua malie toa ua malie tau: children with silver tongues whip the tail
PhD Thesis by Dr Meaola Amituana'i-Toloa, UoA

Language change: Linguistic Imperialism
or Empowerment.  Observations on the use of English in contemporary urban Samoa
Masters Thesis by Phillipa Vague, Massey

Current Provision of Pacific Bilingual
Education

ERO NZ 

Conflicting power paradigms in Samoa's traditional democracy: From tension to a process of harmonization?
PhD Thesis by Dr Christina La'ala'ai Tausa

The dilemma of power relations in Samoa
A study of cultural hegemony in a developing democracy

PhD Thesis by Dr Levi Tavita, UC 2021

Soga'imiti: An embodiment of God in the
Samoan male body

PhD Thesis by Rev Dr Tavita Maliko, UoA 

Le laau o le sopoaga: A plant for a journey:
Planting Samoan Methodism in New Zealand

PHd Thesis by Rev Dr Saunoa Sila, UoA 

O le Tofa Liuliu a Samoa: A hermeneutical 
critical analysis of the cultural-theological praxis of the Samoan context

PhD Thesis by Rev Dr Faalepo Tuisugaletaua

The Congregational Christian Church of Samoa, 1962-2002: a study of issues and policies
PHd Thesis by Rev Dr Aukilani Tuiai, UoA 

Fetausia'i - A ServantLeadership paradigm

for the mission of the Methodist Church in Samoa

M. Theol Thesis by Rev Latuivai Kioa Latu

Samoa Tula'i: Ecclesiastical and political face 

of Samoa's Independence 1900-1962
PhD Thesis by Rev Dr Featuna'i B Liuaana

His Holiness Pope Francis Speech at the United Nations Assembly
Pope Francis, PhD  

Samoa's price for 25 years of political stability
Dr Iati Iati, University of Otago 

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Pese o le tatau
Usuina e Mema ma Joana
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Moana - first world documentary
featuring Safune villagers


Solo o le Aso Tofi ~ Thursday Poem:
Iesu Samoa
Levi Tavita


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Faasoa ~ Opinion
Taga'i i le galuega (PhD thesis) 
a Dr Christina Laalaai-Tausa i totonu
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