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  1. Video for Hori Pomana honoured at ASB Polyfest pōwhiri
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    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. 

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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. 

  5. Video for Te Wharekura o Hoani Waititi Marae crowned Division One champions
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    Te Wharekura o Hoani Waititi Marae crowned Division One champions

    Te Wharekura o Hoani Waititi Marae have been crowned the division one champions of the ASB Polyfest for 2016. They have been waiting a long time to welcome the spoils of Auckland kapa haka victory. The spirit was evident in welcoming the taonga home last night.

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    ASB Polyfest: Competition fierce on Māori stage

    Ngā Puna Waiorea are the last group to perform on the Māori stage at Polyfest this evening. Hundreds are now awaiting the results which will be revealed in an hour.

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    PM to make appearance at ASB Polyfest

    A special function will be held at the ASB Polyfest today, with guests including Prime Minister John Key.

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    ASB Polyfest 2016- Day 2

    Performances from the Māori stage on the second day of ASB Polyfest 2016.

  9. Video for ASB Polyfest: Vimahi family make $20,000
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    ASB Polyfest: Vimahi family make $20,000

    The Vimahi family have been running their food store at ASB Polyfest for 20 years. They say they make a $20,000 every festival and proceeds go towards their family's academic achievement.

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    ASB Polyfest helps develop aspiring Matatini judges

    A pool of aspiring judges are training to one day adjudicate at the nation's pre-eminent cultural competition, Te Matatini. Today they went to Auckland's ASB Polyfest to gaining experience.

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