Two New Year babies


The second baby girl for the year 2023 was delivered at the Tupua Tamasese Meaole National Hospital at Motootua. 

Samoa Global News reported the baby has been named by her parents Princess New Year Palepa Hunt. 

Liz and Eric Pae’e Hunt have named their baby girl Princess New Year with Palepa being the favourite aunty who took Liz to the hospital when her contractions got close.

Princess was born at 0516 hours at Motootua National Hospital.

She is Samoa’s second baby of 2023, with the first being a baby girl born at Tuasivi Hospital at 0500 hours on Sunday morning.

Princess New Year Palepa is the third child of Liz and Eric Hunt of Aleisa. They have two other daughters; four-year-old Aitu and two-year-old Thelma who their parents say are thrilled to have a baby sister.