Tagata Pasifika The Pacific voice on New Zealand television since 1987

Watch the moment Samoa became independent (1962)

On 1 January 1962 Samoa, then known as Western Samoa, became independent of New Zealand. Samoans celebrate Independence Day every year on 1 June.

This video clip is taken from the Tagata Pasifika Samoa Independence Special documentary. Watch Part 1 here.


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