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Waiata Māori Music Awards 2021

14th ANNUAL WAIATA MĀORI MUSIC AWARDS – ON MĀORI TELEVISION AND ON-DEMAND!Māori Television game show presenter Luke Bird of LUCKY DIP fame and radio personal...
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Two SOUNZ composers win Waiata Māori Music Awards

On Friday the 13th, Club Hastings buzzed with energy as some of New Zealand’s leading Māori composers, performers and musicians gathered for the 2019 Nationa...
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Still Burning Bright
Jenny McLeod at 80

Jenny McLeod delivering the 2016 Lilburn Lecture. Photo: Mark BeattyBy Michael Norris(Untitled)MostlyI am no poet,am little bewitchedby melodious babble;I w...
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Dalvanius Prime
Māori Music Month Feature

Dalvanius Prime - Singer, songwriter, entertainer, producer, director and cultural guardian, cherished and remembered for his life, lived with a passion for ...
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Five Questions with Poulima Salima

Te Marama puoro o Aotearoa is here (New Zealand Music month). Nina Lesperance from SOUNZ recently caught up with Poulima to hear what New Zealand Music month...
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Māori Music Month
Featuring Pere Wihongi

Ko Pere Te Ruru o Te Ramana Wihongi aka Pere WihongiNō Te Rarawa, Ngā Puhi, Ngāti Kuri, Ngāti WaiPere is an award-winning composer based in Wellington who or...
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Echoes of Erewhon
Pastoralism, Technology, and New Zealand Music

By Callum BlackmoreIn his oft-quoted 1946 lecture, “In Search of Tradition”, Douglas Lilburn, the so-called “grandfather” of New Zealand music, turned to New...
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Dame Gillian Whitehead at 80
a music of our own

Early in 2020, just before New Zealand locked down in the face of COVID-19, composer Dame Gillian Whitehead wrote a commissioned piece for five viols. She ca...
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Meet composer Te KuraHuia
Te KuraHuia

In this series, we present our new composers. We are proud to introduce Te Kura Huia Arikirangi Faith Oriwia Henare-Stewart.Ngāi Tara ki te Muaūpoko o te ika...
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Meet composer
Noel Woods

 Please list any iwi | tribal | nation affiliations:Te AtiawaNgati PorouNgaruahineTell us about yourself?Grew up at Waiwhetu Marae in Lower Hutt known as the...
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Meet composer
Mina Ripia

Please tell us about yourself and what you do.I am of Ngā Puhi, Te Aupouri and Ngāti Kahungunu descent. Born and raised in a beautiful little northern coun...
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Artist Spotlight
Anna Coddington 

Te Marama puoro o Aotearoa is here (New Zealand Music month). This week SOUNZ shines the spotlight on Anna Coddington. Nina Lesperance from SOUNZ spoke with ...
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Artist Spotlight
Kaaterama

Te Marama puoro o Aotearoa is here (New Zealand Music month). This week SOUNZ shines the spotlight on Kaaterama. Nina Lesperance from SOUNZ spoke with Kaater...
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Horomona Horo & Jeremy Mayall
He Pu, He Puoro, He Purakau

He Pu, He Puoro, He Purakau (A seed, an instrument, a story) is the result of a longstanding musical collaboration between composers and musicians Horomona H...
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Prince Tui Teka
Māori Music Month feature

Prince Tui Teka (Ngai Tuhoe) was a prolific musical entertainer and actor who started his career in the Māori Showbands era of the 1960s through to his succe...
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Meet composer
Reti Hedley

Please tell us about yourself and what you do.I wear a number of hats including musician, composer, teacher, music producer and father to my 6month old son O...
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Call of the Huia
interview with Michael Vinten

Composer and conductor Michael Vinten has researched and compiled a new collection of pre-1950 New Zealand art song, with support from the Lilburn Trust and ...
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Meet composer Rob Ruha

In this series, we present our new composers. We are proud to introduce Rob Ruha.
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Meet Composer Jerome Kavanagh

In this series we present our new composers. We are proud to introduce Jerome Kavanagh.
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Artist Spotlight
Louis Baker

Te Marama puoro o Aotearoa is here (New Zealand Music month). This week SOUNZ shines the spotlight on Louis Baker. Nina Lesperance from SOUNZ spoke with Loui...
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Meet composer
Dave Flynn

Please tell us about yourself and what you do. I'm a composer, guitarist and orchestra director, originally from Ireland, now resident in NZ.I work across a ...
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Te Awanui Reeder on his Waiata 'Would Be You'

Te Awanui Reeder has released the single ‘Would Be You’ with an awesome animated music video to accompany it.  Nina Lesperance from SOUNZ caught up with the ...
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Meet Tararua
Art Music Quartet

Tararua is an art music quartet based in Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand. Members are Al Fraser (taonga puoro), Ariana Tikao (taonga puoro & vocals), Ru...
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Kirsten Te Rito
on her new music video for ‘Te Kaitiaki (Tangaroa e)’

Kirsten Te Rito's new music video for ‘Te Kaitiaki (Tangaroa e)’ was released in May 2021. The music video shows the narrative of Te Kaitiaki, the illustrati...
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Salina Fisher and Jerome Kavanagh
on Papatūānuku

SOUNZ caught up with Salina Fisher and Jerome Kavanagh, co-creators of Papatūānuku, a work for taonga pūoro and orchestra premiered in August 2023 by Jerome ...
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Reti Hedley from indigenous soul group IA
on the release of their waiata 'Kōkōrangi'

Reti Hedley from indigenous soul group IA have released their waiata 'Kōkōrangi.' The waiata is accompanied by a music video that celebrates Pacific Voyaging...
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Meet composer
Mistee K

In this series, we present our new composers. We are proud to introduce Mistee K

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