ASB Polyfest 2017 will showcase the best of Auckland’s secondary school kapa haka performing on the Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi Māori Stage.
Now in its 42nd year, the Auckland Secondary Schools Māori and Pacific Islands Cultural Festival takes place at the Manukau Sports Bowl from Wednesday 15 March to Saturday 18 March 2017.
This year’s theme is ‘Me Poipoi te Rangatiratanga i tona Ahurea – Nurturing Leadership Through Culture’.
Wesley, Waiuku and Tuakau Colleges all have teams competing this week. Their performances are also set to air on Maori Television. 
Waiuku and Welsey groups competing in Division 2 will feature on the Te Reo channel on Saturday 25 March 2017 from 5.30pm to 11pm, while Tuakau College, who are competing in Division 1, will feature on Sunday 26 March 2017 from 2.30pm to 10.30pm.
Best of luck from the Post to our local schools taking part in this fantastic cultural event.