Kōrero: Samoans

Church in Savai‘i

Church in Savai‘i

After the arrival of missionaries in 1830, Samoa quickly became converted to Christianity, especially Congregationalism. The church and fa‘asamoa (Samoan culture) are closely intertwined, and very large and beautiful churches are one of the characteristic sights in Samoa.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Jock Phillips

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Misatauveve Melani Anae, 'Samoans - History and migration', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/1561/church-in-savaii (accessed 29 May 2020)

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