Story: Pacific churches in New Zealand

CCCS Newtown (2nd of 3)

 CCCS Newtown

The Congregational Christian Church of Samoa in Newtown, Wellington, resembles a traditional Samoan fale (house). The use of the siapo (breadfruit) design as a decorative element on the street-facing wall reinforces the church's Pacific roots.

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Photograph by Melanie Lovell-Smith

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How to cite this page:

Cluny Macpherson, 'Pacific churches in New Zealand - History of Pacific churches', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/26723/cccs-newtown (accessed 24 October 2021)

Story by Cluny Macpherson, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 10 Apr 2018