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Covid-19: Auckland’s Pasifika Festival postponed to April

The festival, which attracts 60,000 visitors, was cancelled in 2019 and 2020 because of the mosque attacks and pandemic – but this year, it’s back.

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New Zealands biggest Pacific event will still go ahead but a month later than originally planned, following the Government’s announcement Auckland will remain in level 2 until March 12.
The two-day Pasifika Festival was scheduled for March 13, just a day before Cabinet will consider moving Auckland to level 1.
On Friday, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Auckland will drop to alert level 2 on Sunday morning. A move to level 1 will be reviewed on March 12.
The annual festival, which is usually…

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