Many young Samoans face a conflict between the strict traditional values of respect for elders and church and their more liberal New Zealand experience. In Caught between cultures: a New Zealand-born Pacific Island perspective (1988) Jemaima Tiatia, a 24-year-old Auckland university student, wrote of this conflict after talking to 20 New Zealand-born Pacific Islanders. Here she shares a joke with her grandmother, Suresa Gavet.
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New Zealand Herald
Reference: 27 February 1998 (Neg. 8/389)
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