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Te Māngai Pāho provides contestable funding for Māori music related activities, in particular: Recordings & Publicity, Wānanga, and Breakthrough Projects.

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Funding rounds for Music Wānanga and Breakthrough Projects are open now. Decisions are due Friday 9 October 2020. If you would like to apply to the next music funding round, register as a provider now by clicking the 'Apply for Funding' button below.

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Latest Funding Results

The Power of Kupu (Music Wānanga)
The Power of Kupu (Music Wānanga) - Manawakura Ltd - 2020

Ako (Music Wānanga)
Ako (Music Wānanga) - Taisha Yvonne Tari - 2020

Taniwha (Music Wānanga)
Taniwha (Music Wānanga) - Fifty Cent Mixture - 2020

Maimoa 2.0 (Breakthrough Project)
MAIMOA - Maimoa 2.0 (Breakthrough Project) - Maimoa Music Ltd - 2020

Kōrero Māori (Recording)
WuX - Kōrero Māori (Recording) - Wake Mahonri Matthews - 2020

Mina Mina (Recording & Publicity)
Valkyrie ft. PERE - Mina Mina (Recording & Publicity) - Valkyrie Music Ltd - 2020

Mana Motuhake (Recording & Publicity)
NLC - Mana Motuhake (Recording & Publicity) - UMA Broadcasting Ltd - 2020

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Current Vacancies

17 June 2020 | 2:38

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30 April 2020 | 11:59

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Media Releases

30 April 2020 | 11:59

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Born out of Waiwhetū Pā

Grove Roots

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Te Reo Māori Top 20

In the 2012/13 year the first annual list of the top 40 most played songs on iwi radio was published. The stations now also receive a weekly te reo Māori Top 20 which shows what music is popular around the network.

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Title / Author
Inactive Play Icon Video Icon 1 He Iti
Inactive Play Icon 2 Aue Te Aroha (Aroha Timunga Kore)
Inactive Play Icon Video Icon 3 Ka Mānu
Inactive Play Icon 4 Kia Mau Ki Tō Ūkaipō / Don't Forget Your Roots
Inactive Play Icon Video Icon 5 Whakatō te Kākano
Inactive Play Icon Video Icon 6 Kawea
Inactive Play Icon 7 Tōrea
Inactive Play Icon 8 He Aha Oti Koe
Inactive Play Icon 9 Te Puea
Inactive Play Icon Video Icon 10 Ka Ihi Te Moana
Inactive Play Icon 11 Hurō
Inactive Play Icon 12 Kia Mau Rā
Inactive Play Icon 13 Te Whetu Marama
Inactive Play Icon 14 Pōtere Ana / Drift Away
Inactive Play Icon Video Icon 15 Karanga
Inactive Play Icon Video Icon 16 Huraina
Inactive Play Icon 17 Tua
Inactive Play Icon 18 Raumati
Inactive Play Icon 19 Ko Wai Koe
Inactive Play Icon 20 Tēnā Rā Koe / Thank You