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David Dallas

QUICK FACTS: NAME: David Dallas A.K.A: BIRTH DATE: August 28, 1982 PLACE OF BIRTH: Auckland, New Zealand EDUCATION:   KNOWN FOR: NZ Hip Hop artist VILLAGES IN SAMOA:     SHORT BIO / CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: 2014 – Supporting act for Eminem’s ‘Rapture’ tour to New Zealand 2013 – Released his third album ‘Falling Into Place’ …

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Makerita Urale

QUICK FACTS: NAME: Makerita Urale A.K.A: BIRTH DATE: PLACE OF BIRTH: Samoa EDUCATION:   KNOWN FOR: Writer, Theatre producer, Documentary filmmaker and a Senior Arts Adviser in the Pacific Arts at Creative New Zealand.   CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: 2010 – Senior Arts Adviser in the Pacific Arts at Creative New Zealand 2010 – Project Manager at …

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Tumua Anae

QUICK FACTS: NAME: Tumua Anae A.K.A: Tumuaialii Anae BIRTH DATE: October 16, 1988 PLACE OF BIRTH: Honolulu, Hawai’i EDUCATION: USC majoring in Broadcast Journalism   KNOWN FOR: USA Water Polo – Goalkeeper     SHORT BIO / CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Recorded sixteen saves at the 2012 FINA World League Super Final Tallied seven saves in a …

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Jackie Clarke

QUICK FACTS: NAME: Jackie Clarke A.K.A: BIRTH DATE: 1966 PLACE OF BIRTH: Christchurch, New Zealand EDUCATION: Victoria University of Wellington: Bachelor of Arts, majored in History   KNOWN FOR: NZ Entertainer, Singer, Comedian and Actor VILLAGES IN SAMOA:¬†Jackie is of Samoan, English and Scottish descent. Her Scottish grandfather had settled in Apia.   SHORT BIO …

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Mata Keli Tuatagaloa

QUICK FACTS: NAME: Mata Keli Tuatagaloa A.K.A: BIRTH DATE: PLACE OF BIRTH: Samoa EDUCATION: Waikato University: Bachelor of Arts degree; University of New South Wales: Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB). She again pursued her professional legal studies at the Australia National University of Canberra.   KNOWN FOR: District Court Judge in Samoa VILLAGES IN SAMOA: …

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Leilani Warren

QUICK FACTS: NAME: Leilani Warren A.K.A: Tafaoimalo Leilani Tuala-Warren BIRTH DATE: November 28, 1972 PLACE OF BIRTH: Apia, Samoa EDUCATION: University of Sydney: Bachelor in Economics (BEc); Waikato University: Bachelor of Laws degree (LLB) and a Master of Laws degree (LLM with Distinction).   KNOWN FOR: District Court Judge in Samoa VILLAGES IN SAMOA: Leilani …

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Peyton Siva

Personal Life: Peyton Robert Siva Jr. (nickname: Pey-Pey born October 24, 1990 in Seattle, Washington, USA) is a professional Basketball player in the NBA. He is the third person of Samoan heritage who has played in the NBA, after Wally Rank and James Johnson. Siva is the son of Yvette Gaston and Samoan father, Peyton …

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Bernice Mene

Personal Life: Bernice Papasina Mene MNZM (born 18 January 1975, New Zealand) is a Language Teacher, Sports Mentor, and a former New Zealand Silver Ferns Netball player. She sits on several Boards throughout New Zealand, and has been a regular TV commentator at national Netball tournaments. She has played 78 tests for the Silver Ferns …

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Grace Rasmussen

QUICK FACTS: NAME: Grace Rasmussen A.K.A: BIRTH DATE: March 18, 1988 PLACE OF BIRTH: Auckland, New Zealand EDUCATION:   KNOWN FOR: NZ Netball player VILLAGES IN SAMOA:   SHORT BIO / CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: 2005 – Grace made her domestic netball debut playing in the National Bank Cup for the Auckland Diamonds. 2008 – Debuted for …

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Cathrine Latu

QUICK FACTS: NAME: Catherine Latu A.K.A: BIRTH DATE: October 25, 1986 PLACE OF BIRTH: Auckland, New Zealand EDUCATION:   KNOWN FOR: NZ Netball player VILLAGES IN SAMOA:   SHORT BIO / CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Cathrine was eligible to play for Samoa through her father who is of Tongan and Samoan heritage 2011 – Won Silver at …

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