Story: Pacific arts in New Zealand

The Yandall Sisters

The Yandall Sisters

The Yandall Sisters – left to right, Pauline, Adele and Mary – are shown here performing at Style Pasifika in 2010. The Samoan siblings grew up in Grey Lynn, Auckland, singing in their church choir. The original group was Caroline, Adele and Mary, later joined by Pauline. They returned to being a trio when Caroline left. Entertainers of the year in 1977, the group recorded four albums, and provided back-up vocals for other singers including John Rowles, Howard Morrison and Prince Tui Teka.

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Kolokesa U. Māhina-Tuai, 'Pacific arts in New Zealand - Pacific music and performing arts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/44246/the-yandall-sisters (accessed 19 July 2019)

Story by Kolokesa U. Māhina-Tuai, published 22 Oct 2014