Story: Choral music and choirs

Samoan church choir

After the Second World War Pacific Island immigrant communities established church choirs. In 1999 television programme Tagata pasifika made a Christmas special featuring some of these choirs, including the Congregational Christian Church of Samoa in Christchurch.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Choral music and choirs - Developments since the Second World War', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/42234/samoan-church-choir (accessed 20 June 2019)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 22 Oct 2014