Tagata Pasifika The Pacific voice on New Zealand television since 1987

Olohega or Swains Island Part 1 of 3 Tagata Pasifika

Olohega. A small, idyllic Pacific island north of Samoa and just south of Tokelau. Bought for a bottle of gin and 15 shillings an acre. Annexed to the United States. Its former inhabitants were evicted almost sixty years ago from their island and long to return.

You Might Be Interested In