Just as Auckland is the largest Polynesian city in the
world, so it is a major centre for Pacific fabric design; a place where
designers create images and designs which mix the traditional and the
The influence is spreading, as evidenced by modern rock videos (The Fresh
Prince: "Getting Jiggy With It") to television commercials (40-hour famine,
Just Juice). The variety and versatility (from church to dance to the boardroom) suggests
that Pacific fabric design will only become more important in the future.