Polyfest 2016 - we had a great time!

Words and Photos by Fiona Toloa, MHS Leadership Team

A huge thank you to the Polyfest teachers in charge who sacrificed their time and energy into our groups.  We could not do this without you. 
Thank you also to all of our supporters with supervision, helping with the fundraising, coming to the fiafia nights and coming to the performances  – thank you. 

Below is a table of the ASB Polyfest results for 2016. 
Kapa Haka (Ariana Stone)
 2nd - Manukura Wahine Hine Te Iwaiwa  
2nd – Most improved
3rd – Waiata-a-ringa
2nd – Poi
OVERALL – 3rd Move to Division 2 in 2017
Samoan (Linda Sime, Ann Papalii, Delvin Godinet)         

Speech Competition: 3rd in  Y13 girls - Jennifer Suatauoloa
Co-ed Samoan group competition:
1st equal – Entry
1st – Exit
1st – Uniform
3rd – Group Dance
1st – Sasa
2nd – Group Song
1st – Time keeper – Mafutaga Faaleaoga
3rd – Taupou – Vienna  Kopelani
2nd – Taualuga
OVERALL – 2nd place (by ONE point)
Tongan (Petra Priest, Kalyan Chandra, Sam Oldham, Patrtick Lee)
2nd Tau’olunga
Niuean (Penny Bradford, Temu Pasese)
1st – Senior boys speech competition – Kealii Hekau
2nd – Lolongo tapu foou
Cook Islands (Katrina Leatinuu, Dylis Fong)
3rd – Overall most improved group
Indian (Raghunath Singh. Graeme Dumper, Latika Sharma)
Non-Comp – performed well
Middle Eastern (Gurpreet Kaur, Dallas Howell)  
Performed well
Filipino (Soriano Meliton)
Performed well

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