Auckland and Porirua Pasifika Festivals Secure Grants to Attract a new Audience and Boost Local Economy

  Economic and Regional Development Minister Stuart Nash says festivals in Auckland, Rotorua, Porirua, and Christchurch have secured new investment to help them grow and broaden their reach to new…

21 Year Final Showcase for Pasifika By Nature Secondary Schools Pacific Festival in Hamilton

Hundreds of secondary school students from South Waikato, Hamilton and Bay of Plenty regions will take to the stage tomorrow for the final showcase of the Pasifika By Nature Secondary…

Waikato and Bay of Plenty Celebrate Pasifika

Pasifika culture was on full display this afternoon in Hamilton and Rotorua. Thousands attended the annual events showcasing culture, crafts, and island cuisine. Pasifika Wire was proud to celebrate the events.…

Rotorua Celebrates Pasifika Culture

Rotorua Pacific Islands Development Charitable Trust Whanau Ora Navigator and coordinator for the Pasifika Rotorua 2021 festival, Tupou Kaloni, says she’s proud of the community who have come together to celebrate…

Double Shot of Pasifika Festivals in Hamilton and Rotorua This Weekend

Festival goers will be spoiled for choice this weekend with Hamilton and Rotorua Pasifika communities celebrating culture, arts and craft and food. The annual Kaute Pasifika Nesian Festival kicks off…

Auckland Pasifika Festival Postponed to April with new Venue Announced

The iconic Auckland  Pasifika Festival that has been running for almost 30 years has been postponed following the Government’s announcement yesterday that Auckland will remain in Alert Level 2 until…

Dr. Colin Tukuitoga Talks COVID, the Impact on Health, Education, and Festivals

Listen to the Podcast highlights on Youtube: Or listen to the full Podcast on Spotify: Main Article “Profound”, is how a leading Pacific health expert would describe the past year…

Dunedin Pasifika Peoples Celebrate Inaugural Moana Nui Fesitval

Pasifika culture, dance, traditions, food, and crafts will proudly be on display tomorrow in Dunedin for the inaugural Moana Nui Festival. Moana Nui Festival event project coordinator Stacy Kokaua says…

Auckland Secondary Schools Maori and Pacific Islands Cultural Festival Returns

The ASB Polyfest, Auckland Secondary Schools Maori & Pacific Islands Cultural Festival, is back on in 2021. The  festival will celebrate its 45th anniversary this year, after it was put…

Pasifika Culture, Dance, and Island Cuisine on Display at Wellington Festival

Pasifika culture was on full display this afternoon at the Wellington Pasifika Festival at Odlins Plaza. Thousands attended the annual event showcasing culture, crafts, and Island cuisine.  Festival goers were…