A familiar face for kiwis – and for TV audiences where Shortland Street is shown – is in Samoa.
Maggie Harper, better known as Jenny Harrison on Shortland Street, probably didn’t think that on her first visit to Samoa she would be approached for an interview.
But within two minutes, the Samoa Observer recognised her and the rest is history.
At first, Maggie seemed to be really shy upon being recognised.
But she was more than happy to open up to the Weekend Observer, telling us that her and her partner found themselves heading to Samoa after looking for a “hot holiday” to get out of Auckland’s 10 degree weather.
“I had heard such nice things about Samoa and it was one of the only Pacific Island groups that we hadn’t been to,” she said.
Enjoying the five star Sheraton Samoa Aggie Grey’s Hotel, Maggie filled us in on her thoughts so far about Samoa.
“Last night we had dinner at Paddles and that was so good,” she said. “We are staying at Aggie Grey’s and it’s lovely there. It’s very beautiful and we’re loving it.”
The main agenda for this busy Auckland actor and her partner consists chiefly of two things – shopping and relaxing.
They are going to be hiring a car and intend to enjoy a leisurely drive around Upolu and eventually planting themselves by the poolside – when they plan to live up the resort life at Return to Paradise later in their 10 day trip.
There is one more thing that Maggie is looking forward to. she told Dear Tourist,
“I’m really looking forward to this Sunday’s singing from the Church, I’ve heard from others to listen out for it and that it’s really lovely.”