Samoan culture

A DigitalNZ Story by john aiono

Image: Three Samoan men, Samoa
Three Samoan men, Samoa

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Samoa
Samoa

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: Tama Samoa - Samoan Man
Tama Samoa - Samoan Man

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

Image: Mataafa Samoa
Mataafa Samoa

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

Image: Mataafa Samoa
Mataafa Samoa

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

Image: [Church, Samoa]
[Church, Samoa]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

Image: [Church, Samoa]
[Church, Samoa]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

Image: [Church, Samoa]
[Church, Samoa]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

Image: Samoan Girls
Samoan Girls

Auckland Libraries

Image: Fort Samoa
Fort Samoa

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Group, Samoa
Group, Samoa

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Samoan cricket
Samoan cricket

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Men, Samoa
Men, Samoa

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Samoan man
Samoan man

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: House, Samoa
House, Samoa

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Samoan dancers
Samoan dancers

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Fishing, Samoa
Fishing, Samoa

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: [Samoan girl]
[Samoan girl]

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: [Samoan man]
[Samoan man]

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: Samoan woman
Samoan woman

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: Samoan Girl
Samoan Girl

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: [Samoan girl]
[Samoan girl]

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: Tattooing, Samoa
Tattooing, Samoa

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: Samoan man
Samoan man

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: Samoan man
Samoan man

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: [Samoan girl]
[Samoan girl]

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: [Samoan girl]
[Samoan girl]

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: Samoan girl
Samoan girl

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: Samoan woman
Samoan woman

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: Samoan King
Samoan King

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: Samoan siva siva
Samoan siva siva

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

Image: Weaving baskets, Samoa
Weaving baskets, Samoa

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Unidentified group, Samoa
Unidentified group, Samoa

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Kava ceremony, Samoa
Kava ceremony, Samoa

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Malietoa Tanumafili, Samoa
Malietoa Tanumafili, Samoa

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Samoan War Canoe
Samoan War Canoe

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: Group portrait, Samoa
Group portrait, Samoa

MTG Hawke's Bay

Image: Samoan boxer, Tuna Scanlan
Samoan boxer, Tuna Scanlan

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Interior of Samoan house
Interior of Samoan house

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Catch of turtles, Samoa
Catch of turtles, Samoa

Alexander Turnbull Library

Interview with Samoan overstayer

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

A Western Samoan viewpoint

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Image: White Sunday
White Sunday

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Image: Photograph of Mata'afa Iosefa
Photograph of Mata'afa Iosefa

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Photograph of Tamasese Titimaea
Photograph of Tamasese Titimaea

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: 'The finish of the tattoo at the left knee'
'The finish of the tattoo at the left knee'

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: 'Epi, Malu, the womens tattoo'
'Epi, Malu, the womens tattoo'

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: The present Faumuina Mata'afa
The present Faumuina Mata'afa

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: King Kapisi
King Kapisi

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Image: Transporting Mau prisoners
Transporting Mau prisoners

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Image: Faumuina and wife
Faumuina and wife

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Su-Va I, adze
Su-Va I, adze

The University of Auckland Library

Image: Apolima, women weaving mat
Apolima, women weaving mat

The University of Auckland Library

Image: Adzes from site SA 3
Adzes from site SA 3

The University of Auckland Library

Image: [Portrait of a woman]
[Portrait of a woman]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

Image: [Portrait of a woman]
[Portrait of a woman]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

Image: Man with elephantiasis of the arm
Man with elephantiasis of the arm

Alexander Turnbull Library

Image: Tamasese
Tamasese

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

Image: House building
House building

The University of Auckland Library

Image: [untitled figure] - O Samoa Anamua
[untitled figure] - O Samoa Anamua

New Zealand Electronic Text Collection

Image: [untitled figure] - O Samoa Anamua
[untitled figure] - O Samoa Anamua

New Zealand Electronic Text Collection

Image: [untitled figure] - O Samoa Anamua
[untitled figure] - O Samoa Anamua

New Zealand Electronic Text Collection

Image: [Two Samoan chiefs with cane knives]
[Two Samoan chiefs with cane knives]

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira

Image: Octopus lures
Octopus lures

The University of Auckland Library

Image: Fern-haired Samoan woman
Fern-haired Samoan woman

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Image: Robert Louis Stevenson and a Samoan man
Robert Louis Stevenson and a Samoan man

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa