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Pictorial Parade No. 122 (1962)

New Zealand National Film Unit presents Pictorial Parade No. 122 (1962) On 1 June, Samoa's Independence Day is celebrated. Samoa became independent from New Zealand on 1 January 1962, after more than a century of administration by foreign powers. European contact with Samoa began in the 18th century with the arrival of Dutch and French voyagers. Missionaries and traders arrived in the 1830s. In the latter part of 19th century, the United Kingdom, Germany and the United States all claimed par...
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