Auckland has the world’s largest population of Polynesian communities compared to any other city across the globe.
Urbanesia 2016 is celebrating this uniqueness with a month of events and exhibitions focusing on Pacific arts.
Across nine locations in Auckland, Polynesian artists will be showcasing their talent.
The festival opens on November 11.
An interactive event to look out for on the opening day is a train journey with artists and local youth.
It starts from Henderson Railway Station and ends at the All Goods Gallery in Avondale.
Prepare to also be entertained with pop-up performances and music.
From November 12 the gallery will also showcase the works of eight Pasifika artists.
Also on the cards is Pacific Day Out in Northcote, which includes a special performance by Beau Monga, the winner of 2015 X-Factor New Zealand.
Four exhibitions have already been installed, ahead of the the opening.
Fresh Gallery in Otara is currently hosting a collection of photographs of work done by wellknown graffiti artists theTMD
To find out more about the free events go to urbanesia.org.nz.