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Fiesta In The Park: 12 Oct 2013


The 3rd Biennial Fiesta in the Park at Western Park in Ponsonby on the 12th of October 2013. This years theme is CONNECT, wellbeing through connection.

In celebration of Mental Health Awareness events across the globe Fiesta in the Park welcomes Sola Rosa to the Fiesta and are joined by old friends Jan Hellreigel, Emma Paki, SINA, Sam RB, The Desotos, Mike Chunn & Play it Strange, Gareth Edwards, Miller Yule, and Ash Graham. Spoken word poetry by Literatti, and dance by Touch Compass. Feast on deliciousness from the Paella Pan, Gourmet Shuttle, Banger Boys and a little sweet from the Donut Dudes to go with your Coffee Guy coffee or Nitro Juice.

Join in the art and fun activities including yoga, clown performers ZIG n ZAG and Circus in a Flash. The Fiesta celebrates Auckland’s rich diversity and culture.

It’s a family day out and we can't wait to see you there.

This year you can join in the celebrations and participate through the Fiesta hosting a moving image digital artwork screen, themed around community connection and wellbeing. We are putting a call out for contributions of images, text, poetry, drawings, photos, what ever you like. Email them to


On: Saturday 12th October. (Rain day: Sunday 13th)

At: Western Park. Ponsonby Rd.

From: 12 to 7pm.

Fiesta in the Park has been funded by Auckland Council and the Waitemata Board’s Local Events Fund. For more information contact:


Mind and Body, an event partner organising the Fiesta, is announcing the winner of their Schizophrenia Billboard Campaign at the Fiesta event. The winning entry will be displayed on the K’Rd billboard.

The campaign aims to destigmatise the negative labelling and myths associated with Schizophrenia.

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