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Wellington celebrates the Pacific

22 January 2018

Posted in: Pacific Radio News,

Wellington celebrated the Pacific on the weekend at their annual Pasifika Festival.

Tokelau Hutt Valley Sports and Cultural Association at Wellington's Pasifika Festival. Photo/ PRN.

Hundreds attended the event on the waterfront's Odlin Plaza, where Pacific food and hand-made crafts were sold and community groups performed.

Celebrations ended with performances from award-winning Niuean artist Tommy Nee and internationally-known reggae star, George Veikoso, also known as Fiji. 

The festival was MC'ed by Tofiga Fepulea'i from the comedy duo the Laughing Samoans.

Cook Island performance. Photo/ PRN.

The Rainbow Pasifika community making the world's largest rainbow lei. Photo/ PRN.

Solomon Islands' arts and crafts. Photo/ PRN.

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