Story: Pacific churches in New Zealand

Gospel singers

Gospel singers

The You Alone Chorus from the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa (CCCS) congregation in Māngere East, Auckland, practise for the Voices 2008 gospel choir competition. The low status of young people in traditional Pacific society has sometimes made it difficult for youth to have their voices heard in church affairs.

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Cluny Macpherson, 'Pacific churches in New Zealand - Challenges', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 July 2024)

Story by Cluny Macpherson, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 10 Apr 2018