2015 Winners


Australia/New Zealand Regional Winner (Samoan) – ‘E LE VALEA UMA VALE’ by Miriama Alalatoa Pomare (Australia)

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Rest of the Pacific Regional Winner (Samoan) – ‘ONOSAI MA FA’ATALI I LE TAIMI A LE ALI’I’ by Logotaeao Vaeoso (American Samoa)

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Samoa Regional Winner (Samoan) – ‘O LE TAUTUA FIA MATAI E FA’AMAGA AI LE ELE’ELE’ by Matiu Tautunu (Samoa)

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Australia/New Zealand Regional Winner (English) – ‘THE GIRL WITH DIAMOND EYES’ by Juliana D Feaver (New Zealand)

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Rest of the Pacific Regional Winner (English) – ‘THE ONE IN 10’ by Pouari’i Tanner (Cook Islands)

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Samoan Regional Winner (English) – ‘THE RAT AND THE OCTOPUS’ by Mele Mauala (Samoa)

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OVERALL WINNERS


Logotaeao Vaeoso

OVERALL SAMOA OBSERVER TUSITALA WINNER (SAMOAN)

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Mele Mauala

OVERALL SAMOA OBSERVER TUSITALA WINNER (ENGLISH)

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HIGHLY COMMENDED


Australia/New Zealand

Samoan

O mea uma e lila by Tine Masani, Australia; 

Tautai le Atua I le folauga by Puniloa Tapaleo, New Zealand; 

E maua foi e tamati Sului’e teine Pisikoa by Solinuu Mamea, Australia.

English

Silence by Pinesa Nathan, Australia; 

Samoan Dreams by David Stringer, Australia; 

Quitting by Wendy Stephenson, Australia;

The Samoan Wife by Maureen Fepuleai, New Zealand

In Masina’s Shoes by Moana Leilua, New Zealand. 


Rest of the Pacific

English

A Miscall by Poe Mageo, American Samoa; 

Fitiutouto by Adria Hekau, Niue; 

Box of Broken Tunes by Kelera Tuvou, Fiji; 

The soul of a rose by Serene Shrestha, Fiji.


Samoa

Samoan

O le faiva by So’oalo Matatia; 

O le a’ai o pua’anifo by Tapu Aumua; 

E sili si mea magumagu e maua le filemu by Nile Tolovai 

Talofa ua mou atu va’aiga ma aga by L. Fualaga La’ala’ai.

English

A haunting thought by Seiuli Seti; 

Turtle Rock by Jenny Bennett; 

Moso’oi Petals by Leaniva Ioane; 

Unborn Child by Sina Retzlaff.