Hawaiian Village @ Pasifika Festival 2014
Aloha Aotearoa! Hawaii Village a Highlight at Pasifika 2014
By Jessica Rowland, Branch Public Affairs Officer
March 8th and 9th, I had the pleasure of going to one of my favorite events of the year – Auckland’s Pasifika Festival, which has showcased the vibrancy of Pacific Islands culture in Auckland for the last 22 years. During the festival, Westerns Springs Park is transformed into 11 Pacific Villages showcasing the sights, sounds, and tastes of the Pacific. This was a very special year as the Embassy sponsored the inclusion of the very first Hawaii Village, which joined Aotearoa, Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Niue, Samoa, Tahiti, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu as a permanent fixture in the Pasifika Festival.....
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