Lateisha Afu. Photo: Zan Wimberley.
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Powerhouse Late: Pacific Runway

Duration: 5–9pm
Finished 27 October 2022
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Powerhouse Late: Pacific Runway is a celebration of Pacific Islander creatives including workshops, food tasting, talanoa (talk) sessions, hair and beauty demonstrations, authors, live music and Pacific Runway’s famous fashion show.


5–5.30 pm Welcome and Indigenous Ceremony

Fashion show by Nungala Creative



6.30 pm & 8 pm Fashion shows with Flying Fox Clothing, OHN Clothing, PUBLIC ISLAND SOCIETY, Hefrani, QBrandy, A Kāhui Design Studio, Becky’s Thrifted Fits,, Styled by Neekz, Wear Ta’ahine, Hupfeld Hoerder , Missing Polynesia, E’vana Couture & Nungala Creative
5–9 pm Market stalls curated by Pacific Runway

Mannequin fashion display by Pacific Runway



5.40 pm A panel of creatives hosted by fashion photographer, writer, model and publicist Dusk Devi
5.45 pm A panel of Pasifika tattooists hosted by Alex Akau’ola
7.00 pm A panel of female authors hosted by Patsy Nai



5.30 pm Cook Island drummers perform live
5.30 pm Fijian graphic artist Duane Leewai illustrates live
7.15 pm Dancer and choreographer Sela Vai performs live
8.30 pm Musician Olivia Kolo performs live



5.30 pm Korowai classes for beginners
7 pm Hair-styling demonstration by stylist Dan Tafeuni



5–9 pm DJ Black President

Capital Zee



5–9 pm Ten years of Pacific Runway images

Pasifika short films

Pacific Runway photo booth

360 video booth



5–9 pm Bar by Grifter

ESTEL NZ Water station

The Big Big Aloha


FREE event as part of Powerhouse Late. No bookings required. 

Read about the COVID Safe measures we’ve put in place to keep everyone safe when visiting the museum here. 

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