Kōrero: Samoans

‘Pari‘aka’ by Lily Laita (3 o 3)

‘Pari‘aka’ by Lily Laita

The Samoan-Māori artist Lily Laita does not apply Pacific motifs in an explicit way, but uses strong painterly gestures. By using words – Māori, Samoan and English – she evokes historical connections across the Pacific.

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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa
Reference: B.038974
Acrylic on paper by Lily Aitui Laita

Permission of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Misatauveve Melani Anae, 'Samoans - Contributions to New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/1636/pariaka-by-lily-laita (accessed 16 June 2021)

He kōrero nā Misatauveve Melani Anae, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015