Pasifika Festivals

There are a number of  Pasifika Festivals held in Aotearoa New Zealand and they are a celebration of Pacific culture, language and heritage.

These Festivals allow the Ministry to further develop its presence and strengthened relationships with our local Pacific communities.

See below for a list of upcoming Festivals for 2019. If you are aware of a festival and we don't have it on our calendar please email 

Name of Festival


Date and Time

Wellington Pasifika Festival Odlins Plaza, Wellington Waterfront Saturday 19 January, 12 - 6pm
Northland Pasifika Fusion Festival Hihiaua Pennisula, Reyburn Lane, Whangarei Saturday 23 February, 10am - 3pm
Pasifika Celebration Day Levin Adventure Park, 93 Oxford Street, Levin    Saturday 9 March, 3pm - 7pm
ASB Polyfest Manukau Sports Bowl, Te Irirangi Drive Wednesday 13 - Saturday 16 March
Spacifically Pacific Polyfest Canterbury    Red Zone, Shirley, Christchurch Saturday 16 March, 10am - 4pm
Taranaki Pasifika Day New Plymouth (venue TBC) Saturday 16 March, 9.30am - 2.30pm
Pasifika Festival Western Springs Park, Auckland Saturday 23 - Sunday 24 March
Pasifika Fun Day  Village Green Lakefront, Rotorua Saturday 30 March, 10am -2pm  


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