Pasifika Soul Sessions

Pasifika Soul Sessions

11am - 6pm Sunday 12 March
Gate D, Western SprinGS

Pasifika Festival is proud to host this year’s Pasifika Soul Sessions! Kick back with friends and whānau and unwind to some smooth tunes in the park. With a stellar line-up of Pacific artists including Brotherhood Musiq, Adeaze and more, you’ll be treated to some seriously soulful vocals. With delicious food and smooth tunes, you'll be all set to chill your Sunday away. 

Pasifika Soul Sessions is brought to you by Tātaki Auckland Unlimited, in celebration of Pasifika month.

Entry to Pasifika Soul Sessions is free. 


Pasifika - Soul Sessions 2023 Map
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The pedestrian entry is on Great North Road, at Gate D as marked on the map above.

We encourage you to plan your journey in advance to avoid busy traffic. The best way to get to Pasifika Soul Sessions is to use public transport, walk, or cycle.

Visit Auckland Transport to see the public transport options for travelling, and plan your trip with AT’s journey planner.

With a registered AT HOP card, children aged 5-15 years can travel for free on Auckland buses, trains and ferries* on weekends and public holidays.

And until 30 June 2023, you can enjoy 50% off AT travel fares, concessions, and the price of a new AT HOP card. For more information visit here.

* Excludes Waiheke Island ferry services.

Stadium Road will be closed to vehicles and can only be used by a limited number of pedestrians. Please use an alternative route on foot where possible. 

Western Springs Park is accessible by bike. Check out Auckland Transport’s Cycleways to plan your route.


Free bike parking from Locky Dock is available at MOTAT Gate C.  

Public parking is available on the streets surrounding the park. 
There will be no parking available on Stadium Road.
Mobility parking is available on Motions Road.

Yes, the venue is accessible. 

Service dogs are welcome. The festival gets busy, and we recommend that pets are left at home. 

Performer Highlights


Brothers Nainz and Viiz reunite to bring all their R&B classics to Pasifika Soul Sessions.  With Number 1 singles like "A life with you" and "Getting stronger,” Adeaze will be sure to take you down "Memory Lane"

Brotherhood Musiq

Brotherhood Musiq will open and close your relaxing afternoon of Pacific soul music and vibes.  These three boys from Papatoetoe are sure to be entertaining for all, crossing a wide number of genres from soul to country, and infusing them with their own unique flavour.


Resonate are a family choir that will bring their stunning musical talents to the Pasifika Soul Sessions stage. You know them from Pasifika Festival’s past, Christmas in the Park, and TVNZ’s The Naked Choir.

Tomorrow People Unplugged

Tomorrow People, reggae legends are bringing an unplugged performance exclusively for Pasifika Soul Sessions.  Don’t miss out on the chance to enjoy their top hits as you’ve never heard them before.

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