Fly You Home

Wellington-based musician and writer Ariana Tikao's waiata ‘Fly You Home’ explores friendship across distance and indigenous solidarity.

Ariana Tikao

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Ngā Reo

'Ngā Reo' by IA featuring National Poetry Slam Winner Te Kahu Rolleston. This waiata shines a spotlight on traditional taonga pūoro and te reo Māori, both lyrically and musically.


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Kia Mau

Aro, proudly brought together, for this very special video, their family and friends - coming together to emphasise the importance of maintaining relationships and respect for people even if we don't agree with them.


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Te Iho

Using te reo Māori, modern hip-hop production, powerful 808 bass and hard-hitting drums, Byllie-jean and AJA share their collaborative work 'Te Iho' - meaning 'the essence'

AJA • Byllie-jean

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Callan James, an up and coming takatāpui Māori music artist wrote this song celebrating all the front line workers who worked tirelessly through the Aotearoa Alert Level 4 lockdowns and connecting with each other.

Callan James

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Rākai Whauwhau's debut single 'Aroha' was composed to express the love he has for his two daughters and also his family and māoritanga.

Rākai Whauwhau

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Tukua Te Kūata

Tukua Te Kūata by Huia was written in the midst of the COVID-19 rāhui. This song was a free flow of thoughts. Life is too short to hold back your love.


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‘Kapakapa’ feat. Kings is a fluid union of Te Reo Māori and English language vocals, modern hip-hop / beats and vintage synthesiser soul

Louis Baker

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Te Aroha Mauroa

MOHI (Ngāpuhi, Te Rarawa, Ngāi Te Rangi, Ngāti Kahungunu ki Te Wairoa) released his second single 'Te Aroha Mauroa' from his EP 'Moments'.


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Isle of View

'Isle of View' feat. Rani Blake is a 100% te reo Māori song about being there for your friend when they get their heart broken.

Swizl Jager

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'Taera’ as the first release from Preservation of Scenery deliberately showcases Rob Ruha's mother tongue first and foremost, a tribute to his commitment to Te Reo Māori.

Rob Ruha

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Ōku Rā

Tomorrow People released a waiata to acknowledge and raise awareness for Māori military personnel who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Tomorrow People

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