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Final Day Of ASB Polyfest’s 45th Anniversary Event

Saturday, 17 April 2021, 1:14 pm | ASB Polyfest

Aorere College Tongan Group After two years of disruption, ASB Polyfest will complete a four day festival today, and celebrate its 45th anniversary in style. Last year’s festival was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the final day of the 2019 ... More >>

2021 ASB Polyfest Underway At Manukau Sports Bowl

Thursday, 15 April 2021, 12:08 pm | ASB Polyfest

“ASB Polyfest is back” – that was the resounding sentiment at the Manukau Sports Bowl yesterday on the opening day of the 2021 ASB Polyfest. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2104/e21ab6f20fb5ee4a5b07.jpeg" width="720" height="480">   St Cuthberts College ... More >>

2021 ASB Polyfest Gets Underway In A Week

Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 5:16 pm | ASB Polyfest

The Manukau Sports Bowl will burst into life in a week’s time with the 45th anniversary of the ASB Polyfest. From Wednesday, April 14 to Saturday, April 17 the Sports Bowl will reverberate with traditional song and dance from Auckland’s youth. For many ... More >>

Planning Progressing Well For 2021 ASB Polyfest

Friday, 12 March 2021, 2:37 pm | ASB Polyfest

A change in Auckland’s alert levels, and students back at school, is welcome news for the organisers of the ASB Polyfest. Planning for the 2021 festival is progressing well, with school and stallholder registrations continuing to stream in. This year’s ... More >>

ASB Polyfest Back In 2021

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, 12:26 pm | ASB Polyfest

The ASB Polyfest, Auckland Secondary Schools Maori & Pacific Islands Cultural Festival, is back in 2021. The iconic festival will celebrate its 45th anniversary this year, after this milestone was put on hold last year due to the initial COVID-19 ... More >>

2020 ASB Polyfest Cancelled

Monday, 16 March 2020, 3:44 pm | ASB Polyfest

The 2020 ASB Polyfest has been cancelled following meetings between the Polyfest Trust and the Auckland Regional Public Health Service. The announcement from the Prime Minister on Saturday regarding Covid-19 stated that – “in order to limit ... More >>

45th Anniversary Of ASB Polyfest Starts Next Wednesday

Saturday, 14 March 2020, 11:39 am | ASB Polyfest

Organisers of the 2020 ASB Polyfest are continuing to follow the advice and recommendations of the Ministry of Health & Ministry of Education, and at this stage are proceeding with the 45th Anniversary of the festival next week at the Manukau Sports ... More >>

2020 ASB Polyfest Gets Underway In A Fortnight

Tuesday, 3 March 2020, 5:15 pm | ASB Polyfest

The Manukau Sports Bowl will burst into life in a fortnight’s time with the 45th anniversary of the ASB Polyfest. From Wednesday, March 18 to Saturday, March 21 the Sports Bowl will reverberate with traditional song and dance from Auckland’s youth. ... More >>

Final Day of ASB Polyfest cancelled

Saturday, 16 March 2019, 12:49 pm | ASB Polyfest

The ASB Polyfest Trust Board and ASB Polyfest Director have decided to cancel the final day of this year’s festival in light of the terrorist attack that has taken place at two mosques in Christchurch this afternoon. More >>

Police commitment to Pasifika community announced

Friday, 15 March 2019, 9:24 am | ASB Polyfest

The ASB Polyfest welcomes some special guests to the Manukau Sports Bowl this morning for a special function from 10:30am – 12noon at the ASB Activation Area. Special guests include the Governor General of New Zealand: Dame Patsy Reddy, the Minister ... More >>

Prime Minister attends ASB Polyfest this afternoon

Thursday, 14 March 2019, 10:52 am | ASB Polyfest

The world’s largest Maori and Pacific Island festival, the ASB Polyfest got underway yesterday at the Manukau Sports Bowl in Auckland. More >>

2019 ASB Polyfest gets underway next week

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 1:03 pm | ASB Polyfest

The Manukau Sports Bowl will burst into life in a week’s time with the 44th staging of the ASB Polyfest. From Wednesday, March 13 to Saturday, March 16 the Sports Bowl will reverberate with traditional song and dance from Auckland’s youth. More >>

From The Ellen Show to the ASB Polyfest

Saturday, 17 March 2018, 1:16 pm | ASB Polyfest

This afternoon at the ASB Polyfest the ‘Tonga Sisters’ from Hawaii will grace the Massey University Tongan Stage after a whirlwind year which has included a guest appearance on The Ellen Show, and offers of their own reality television programme. More >>

Special Guests Attend ASB Polyfest This Morning

Friday, 16 March 2018, 9:34 am | ASB Polyfest

The ASB Polyfest welcomes some special guests to the Manukau Sports Bowl this morning, with the Prime Minster – Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern and the Minister for Pacific Peoples – Hon Aupito William Sio attending the 43rd Anniversary of the festival from 10:30am ... More >>

More diversity at ASB Polyfest 2018

Thursday, 15 March 2018, 10:02 am | ASB Polyfest

The second day of the 2018 ASB Polyfest starts at 8am this morning, with a record 242 groups performing on stage across the four-day festival. More >>

New Festival Director at helm of 2018 ASB Polyfest

Tuesday, 13 March 2018, 4:44 pm | ASB Polyfest

The Manukau Sports Bowl will burst into life tomorrow with the 43rd staging of the ASB Polyfest. From Wednesday, March 14 to Saturday, March 17 the Sports Bowl will reverberate with traditional song and dance from Auckland’s youth. More >>

2018 ASB Polyfest Officially Launched Last Night

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 6:36 pm | ASB Polyfest

The launch event commenced with the Mihi Whakatau and performances from one of the Kura Mutua (Maori stage’s host school ) James Cook High School and ended with a ‘taualuga’ (traditional dance to end formalities) led by Hon. Minister Carmel ... More >>

Inaugural ASB Polyfest Leaders Day

Monday, 22 January 2018, 1:06 pm | ASB Polyfest

The ASB Polyfest has created a leadership event designed to empower, encourage and support student leaders from schools across Auckland seven weeks out from the 2018 festival. More >>

Prime Minster to attend ASB Polyfest this morning

Saturday, 18 March 2017, 2:49 pm | ASB Polyfest

New Zealand Prime Minster Bill English will attend the ASB Polyfest at the Manukau Sports Bowl from 11am – 1pm today. More >>

Special Guests attend ASB Polyfest at 10:30am this Morning

Friday, 17 March 2017, 10:18 am | ASB Polyfest

The ASB Polyfest welcomes some special guests to the Manukau Sports Bowl this morning, with the Minster for Pacific Peoples - Hon Alfred Ngaro and league legend Nigel Vagana attending a function at the ASB Activation Marquee from 10:30am. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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