Kōrero: Samoans

Choir of the Congregational Christian Church, Grey Lynn, Auckland

Singing has always been an important aspect of worship for Samoan Christians. Here a Samoan choir sings an extract from ‘Le maota i le lagi’ (The house of peace in heaven). The choir, pictured here, is from the Congregational Christian Church, Grey Lynn in Auckland.

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Kiwi Pacific Records International
Reference: Matou Te Fia Sauni Nei Vi'iga, Hibiscus TC HLS-099
Song by Samoan Congregational Christian Choir, Grey Lynn

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Sound file from Nga Taonga Sound and Vision, Radio New Zealand collection.
Reference: 1949.
Permission of Nga Taonga Sound and Vision must be obtained before any re-use of this sound file.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Lupematasila Melani Anae, 'Samoans - Life in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/music/1568/choir-of-the-congregational-christian-church-grey-lynn-auckland (accessed 7 October 2022)

He kōrero nā Lupematasila Melani Anae, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, reviewed & revised 7 Sep 2022 with assistance from  Lupematasila Melani Anae