Manukau Courier : March 13th 2014
www.stuff.co.nz NEWS MANUKAU COURIER, MARCH 13, 2014 Sights and sounds of the Pacific The colours, cultures and tastes of the Pacific were out in full force at the Pasifika Festival over the weekend. Islands represented included Aotearoa, Cook Islands, Fiji, Hawaii, Kiribati, Niue, Samoa, Tahiti, Tokelau, Tonga and Tuvalu. Photographer Peter Meechamwas at Western Springs to capture all the action. Dance now: Maile Stant performs a traditional Hawaiian dance on stage. Go to manukacourier.co.nz to see more photos from the event. Great time: Ngara Tere from Henderson enjoys the atmosphere in the Cook Islands village. 17 Sing strong: The Favona Primary School bilingual group performs on stage at the Niue Village. Big crowd: Part of the large crowd in the Cook Islands Village during Pasifika Festival held at Western Springs. All ages: Chanelle Timu with one-year-old Cooper during the Pasifika Festival. Work out: A sweat-covered Tavai Fa’asavalu shows the effects of performing with the Happy Hour Dance Crew in the Samoan Village.
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