Bringing te reo Māori to life through waiata

Te Māngai Pāho provides contestable pūtea for Māori music-related activities in particular: waiata reo Māori, multi-song projects, waiata wānanga, support & guidance for developing artists and music activities that whakanui Māori language and culture.

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Te Māngai Pāho provides a range of contestable pūtea for Māori music related activities.

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Reo Pono (Working Title)

Sony Music Entertainment NZ

Special Project • 2021


Rongo EP

Piksies Melody Ltd

Special Project • 2021


Rei EP 2021

Kog Mastering Limited

Special Project • 2021


Te Puna Manawa

Samuel Howard-Tawhara

Wānanga • 2021


Waiata Reo Māori Showcase 2021

Dun Entertainment Limited

Industry Support • 2021


Pasifika Festival 2021 - Aotearoa Stage


Industry Support • 2021



Aorewa Creative Ltd

Industry Support • 2021



Creative Nātives

Industry Support • 2021