On June 1, 1962, Samoa became the first Pacific Island nation to formally declare its independence from a foreign power – New Zealand.
In the months following, Samoa and New Zealand signed the Treaty of Friendship – the only country New Zealand has such a treaty with.
NZ Samoans have a very low rate of learning the language, 2% in fact. Learn a word, learn a phrase and give it a go!
Nofo saogalemu, nofo malo si
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