Samoa Language Week – Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa

Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Samoa Language Week

Tālofa lava. Vaiaso o le Gagana Sāmoa - Samoa Language Week is on each year in May / June.

Vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa - Samoa Language Week celebrates the third most spoken language in New Zealand. In 2022, it ran from Sunday 29 May to Saturday 4 June.

According to the 2018 Census, 182,721 people of Samoan heritage live in New Zealand and 8,238 people of Samoan heritage reside in Christchurch.

Join us in celebrating Samoa Language Week.
Polokalame eseese o lo’o tutupu ile Vaiaso O le Gagana Samoa.

The Samoa Language Week theme for 2022 was:

Fa’aāuāu le Folauga i le Va’a o Tautai
Continue the Voyage with Competent Wayfinders of the Ocean

Find Samoan resources in our collection

Samoan resources in our collection

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