Sponsors and Supporters
Pasifika Festival would like to acknowledge and thank our Sponsors for their incredible support of the expanded festival – without which the event could not continue.
Come chill at the Pepsi and Mountain Dew tents near the Aotearoa Feature Stage. Verse your mates in a Street Fighter battle Mountain Dew style, pose with Beyonce in our Pepsi photo booth and grab a free Pepsi or Mountain Dew snow cone. We'll also be selling limited edition T-shirts and great value packs of Pepsi and Mountain Dew cans.
Tip Top ice cream, has been a partner of Pasifika Festival for the last 10 years. This year, Tip Top is showcasing its custom-made Pasifika Sundae. Consisting of two scoops of Tip Top ice cream, real kiwi-fruit pieces, pineapple lumps and topped with coconut shavings, passionfruit sauce and a wafer biscuit. Don’t miss this delicious treat available from the two silver Tip Top caravans.
2degrees are proud to be sponsoring Pasifika 2013.
Pop along to Rhys Caravan near the Aotearoa Feature Stage and design a 2degrees Pasifika Magic Number logo and win a Samsung S Duos and 2degrees SIM with a $19 Combo Pack. Or visit the 2degrees Connection Point near Gateway 2 and make a free 5 minute call to anywhere in the world.
Auckland University of Technology is commited to the advancement of Pasifika communities, and aspires to be the university of choice for Pasifika students. As part of this aspiration, we aim to achieve 100 Pasifika PhD’s by 2020.
The Pasifika Festival is proud to be a smokefree event. If you want to find out more information on how to quit, feel free to visit our Smokefree tent at Pasifika Festival and talk to one of our friendly cessation ambassadors to help you. Thank you for not smoking.
Dawn Raid Entertainment
The Pacific's # 1 Urban record label, home to Aaradhna, Swiss, Savage, Brownhill and more.
"VP Pacific Reggae" double CD, featuring J Boog, Swiss, Fiji, Spawnbreezie, Sons of Zion, Tomorrow People and all the best of Pacifc reggae is out now. Get your copy at Pasifika!
Mai FM is proud to partner with Pasifika 2013. Catch Nickson and Nate from Mai Mornings broadcasting live at Pasifika.
Plus tune in to Mai FM for details on how to WIN a trip for two to Hawaii!
Pacific Media Network
We are proud to sponsor Pasifika Festival 2013 – we sing, live and breathe Pacific everyday! This event allows us to wave our flag alongside our Pacific communities and share our unique cultures with Aotearoa and the world. Pacific Media Network will be at Pasifika broadcasting live on it's radio stations; Radio 531pi and Niu FM. Crowds will be entertained by music and fun competitions! Plus we will be taking entries to win return trips to Samoa and Tonga thanks to Virgin Australia. We have also teamed up with ‘Make a Wish’ NZ and will be handing out colourful lei’s and collecting donations. Pacific Media Network – Celebrating the Pacific Spirit! See you at Pasifika!
The Fairfax Mighty A Network, Auckland's most powerful media group, including all your favourite local newspapers - Manukau Courier, Western Leader, North Shore Times, Central Leader, Eastern Courier, Papakura Courier, Auckland City Harbour News, East & Bays Courier, Rodney Times, Nor-west News and Waiheke Marketplace - are proud to support Pasifika Festival 2013.
Mercury Energy and GLO-BUG
Come and check us put, your power companies Mercury Energy and GLO-BUG are here at the vibrant Pasifika Festival, come and meet the team, we’ve got lots of give aways for families and we have the best face painters in New Zealand and its for free for all ages.
The Hawaiian Islands comprise six main islands, Oahu, Kauai, Maui, Hawaii Island, Molokai and Lanai. Each island offers a unique diversity of experiences from the colour and vibrancy of Waikiki Beach to the raw nature of Volcanoes National Park. All islands, however, are linked by a strong connection to the Hawaiian culture and Aloha spirit. Just an 8 ½ hour flight away, Hawaii is about to feel even closer with the arrival of Hawaiian Airlines non-stop service between Honolulu and Auckland. For more information, visit www.gohawaii.co.nz.
More FM are proud to be a Media Partner for Pasifika 2013. For your chance to win a 4 day holiday in Nuie check out this week’s Sunday News and tune in to Marc Ellis, Hayley Holt and Stu Tolan on 91.8 More FM for details or check out http://www.morefm.co.nz
See you at Pasifika!
Embassy of the United States of America
The United States Mission to New Zealand, in partnership with Hawaiian Airlines and Hawaii Tourism are proud sponsors of Pasifika 2013. The United States has been, and always will be a Pacific Nation. We are happy to showcase the traditional Pacific art of hula at this year’s festival by sponsoring Blaine Kamalani Kia and his incredible team of hula dancers from Hawaii. Hula, sometimes known as the ‘Hawaiian poetry of dance’ showcases the traditional heritage and cultural identity of the islands of Hawai’i. The dancers will perform on Saturday 9 March at: Prosperity stage, 12 12:20pm/Tahiti stage: 2 – 2:30pm/Tonga stage: 3:40-4pm, and Sunday 10 March: Pan Pacific stage, 12-12.20pm, Prosperity stage, 3-3:30pm.