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    Police respond to Polyfest brawling videos

    Videos have surfaced on Facebook showing a number of fights at the recent ASB Polyfest event in South Auckland.

  2. Video for Westlake performance tasks mainstream to lift Māori achievement

    Westlake performance tasks mainstream to lift Māori achievement

    Westlake Boys and Girls are challenging mainstream schools to lift Māori achievement. The group delivered their message at the ASB Polyfest in Auckland.

  3. Video for Introducing ASB Bank’s very own kapa haka team

    Introducing ASB Bank’s very own kapa haka team

    After 33 years of sponsoring the event, ASB has formed its own kapa haka group that will take the stage at the Auckland secondary schools' cultural competition, ASB Polyfest.

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    Diverse cultures of Tāmaki Makaurau on stage today at ASB Polyfest

    Auckland’s diverse cultural make-up will be on stage today at the 2017 ASB Polyfest, when performances on the NZMA Diversity Stage get underway from 9am. The NZMA Diversity stage celebrating ethnicities which sit outside the festival’s traditional Māori, Cook Islands, Niuean, Tongan and Samoan performance categories.

  5. Video for Hori Pomana honoured at ASB Polyfest pōwhiri

    Hori Pomana honoured at ASB Polyfest pōwhiri

    The 42nd Auckland secondary schools ASB Polyfest has got underway in Manukau City.  The southern hemisphere's largest cultural competition began with a traditional welcome ceremony of the schools and trophies, including three new carved taonga to commemorate one of the festival's stalwarts' the late George Hori Pomana.

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    ASB Polyfest underway today

    ASB Polyfest, the world’s largest Maori and Pacific Island festival, got underway today at the Manukau Sports Bowl in Auckland.  The festival is a celebration of youth performance and cultural diversity and will feature 220 performance groups from 60 schools over the next four days, performing speeches, kapa haka and traditional Pacific dance.   Selected clips will be available for viewing on the Māori Television website.

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    AUT helps 12 schools get to the Polyfest stage

    Auckland University of Technology has given $1,000 in sponsorship to twelve schools competing at the ASB Polyfest this week. 

  8. ASB Polyfest 2017

    ASB POLYFEST 2017 showcases the best of Auckland’s secondary school kapa haka performing on Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi Māori Stage in March.

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    ASB Polyfest taonga for the late George Pomana

    The 42nd ASB Polyfest starts this Wednesday at 7:00am with a special flag raising ceremony and powhiri at the Manukau Sports Bowl.  This year’s powhiri has special significance, marking the memory of one of the festival’s great leaders George Pomana, who passed away on January 1. 

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    ASB Polyfest 2016, Takapuna Grammar, Series 1 Episode 48

    FINAL: Highlights from the 2016 ASB Polyfest, the largest secondary school Polynesian festival in the world, which attracts 9000 performers and 80,000 spectators. Takapuna Grammar.

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