Chase Woods releases ‘HIWA’, which follows ‘EAOIA’ as a part of the Five AM and Te Māngai Pāho: ‘Reo Māori Waiata Series’. Chase Woods is an emerging artist from Palmerston North, gaining recognition for his captivating music and storytelling.
'I te Pō' is a song that relates to anyone that is experiencing grief. Written by Rachel Hall, te reo Māori translation by Kawiti Waetford. This track was originally composed as a waiata for the rock quest and was revised for the Barber Shop Sessions.
Nikau Te Huki, the man behind Casual Healing, wrote this track through the poetic lens of the idea that the only way to move forward is to surrender your soul to the currents of life and let the water lead you to the places you are meant to reach
This track speaks about the empowering of male confidence and guiding them to recognize the Tū and Rongo within. It offers wisdom on when and where to channel these inner strengths and the importance of embracing humility.