Story: Samoans

Eteuati Ete

One of the most talented of a number of Samoan comedians is Eteuati Ete. He teamed with Tofiga Fepulea’i to perform a highly successful show, ‘Laughing with Samoans’, which filled theatres in 2003. In this extract from the show, Ete imagines a conversation with a ‘fob’, the Samoan term for someone ‘fresh off the boat’.

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Private collection, Eteuati Ete
Reference: The best of laughing with Samoans [videorecording]. Wellington: Double E Productions and Spot On Media Productions Ltd, 2003.

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Misatauveve Melani Anae, 'Samoans - Contributions to New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 July 2022)

Story by Misatauveve Melani Anae, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015