Story: Whakapapa – genealogy

Tagaloa – Samoa (2nd of 3)

Tagaloa – Samoa

This is ‘Tangaroa’s conversation with Tui’ by Michel Tuffery. It conveys a Pasifika world view as the artist is a New Zealander with Samoan heritage. In Samoa, Tangaroa is known as Tagaloa.

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Rāwiri Taonui, 'Whakapapa – genealogy - Whakapapa with links to Polynesia', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/30905/tagaloa-samoa (accessed 17 July 2019)

Story by Rāwiri Taonui, published 5 May 2011, updated 1 Jul 2015