Southern Cross Campus in the Auckland suburb of Mangere consists of the junior school for students in Years 1 to 6 and the college for Years 7 to 13. Most students have Pacific cultural heritage while 16 per cent are Māori. Students have opportunities to participate in kapa haka and in the Ki-o-Rahi-Tonga Tākaro Māori student sports tournament. Te reo Māori is taught in the college and students have opportunities to take Level 1 and 2 NCEA courses in the Māori language.
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Highlights from the 2016 ASB Polyfest, the largest secondary school Polynesian festival in the world, which attracts 9000 performers and 80,000 spectators.