Samoa 2019 News and Updates

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Samoa leads in planting trees to offset environmental impact of Games travel

As part of the Greening of the Games initiative, international teams arriving by plane in Samoa for the XVI Pacific Games were encouraged to off-set their roundtrip air travel emissions...

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Greening of the Games: How are we doing?

Let us know and be into win prizes. 
The Greening of the Games partners want to make the Samoa 2019 Pacific Games the best chance to encourage the best environmental behaviour with a wide international audience.

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Win prizes with Greening of the Games

You do not have to be a competitive athlete at the Samoa 2019 Pacific games to win a prize.

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Free, fresh water at all venues

There will be thousands of athletes, officials, volunteers and spectators at the  Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games over the next two weeks.   That's a lot of thirsty people.

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Greening of the Games: Rubbish Bins

People at the Samoa 2019 Pacific Games have a rare chance this summer.

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Greening the Games: Food Containers

Samoa will host 5,000 athletes, officials and visitors from 24 Countries, who will compete in 26 different athletic competitions for 14 days.

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Greening the Games: water bottles (Video)

People at the Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games have a great opportunity this July to avoid using plastic bottles.

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Greening the Games: Carpooling and more! (Video)

Additional traffic on Apia's roads during Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games means a lot of additional CO2 pumped into Apia’s air.

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Volunteers turn out for Apia river clean-up

Volunteers from throughout Samoa came together on Saturday to help clean up rivers in preparation for the Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games.

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