The sister of a Kiwi man who was killed in Samoa is "brokenhearted" her brother's killer has walked free.
Aucklander Christopher Limu was walking down the road with his young cousins in his family's village of Falefa, east of Apia, on August 12 when he was struck by a car.
The 29-year-old father of two sustained critical injuries and died on the way to hospital.
Police arrested Falefa local Vavao Monike, who they said was drunk when he drove the Mitsubishi into Christopher.
During Monike's sentencing on November 20 he was ordered to pay a $2000 fine - no jail time.