Posts Tagged ‘Samoan Churches’

Cunliffe goes to Samoan Easter service

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Labour leader David Cunliffe attended a Samoan church service last night, as the party ramps up its efforts to woo the Pasifika vote. After an Easter Sunday service in Mangere, Cunliffe addressed more than 3000 people at the Samoan Assembly of God National Easter Conference. Labour is making a concerted effort to target voters in Read more

Politicians of all colours chasing Samoan Catholic vote

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

In the lead -up to the election politicians of all parties are chasing the Samoan vote in Auckland. Politicians from both sides attended the recent monthly Samoan Mass held in south Auckland. Judith Collins who was present at the Mass said, “South Auckland can always make or break elections”. Labour Mangere MP Su’a William Sio Read more

Some Samoan churches abusing customary gift giving

Friday, June 21st, 2013

A new church in Samoa built for $12 Million and millions were reportedly spent setting up a Christian television service. Where do the churches get the money from in a struggling developing country? A recent survey found 97% of all households reported giving church donations, taking 17.1% of household income, but some families report giving Read more