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Scribe at Pasifika

Scribe at Pasifika

Pasifika is the largest Pacific Island festival in the world and has been held in Auckland since 1992. Up to 100,000 people attend the two-day event to enjoy the atmosphere, eat Pacific Island foods and listen to Pacific Island singers, dancers and performers. Here Scribe (real name Malo Luafutu), who is of Samoan descent, performs to a large crowd at Pasifika in 2004. 

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Marguerite Hill, 'Arts festivals - Film, literary and other festivals, 1960s onwards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 9 June 2023)

Story by Marguerite Hill, published 22 Oct 2014, updated 1 Aug 2016