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Waiata Māori Awards 2021 Finalistsata maori awards

Monday, 9 August 2021, 2:29 pm | Waiata Maori Awards

The 2021 awards will be held in Hastings at Toi Toi Hawkes Bay Arts & Events Centre on September the 10th and will feature many of your favourite Māori artists. As well as the nominees and live performances, the evening is always filled with ... More >>

Emerging Artists Announced For This Year’s National Waiata Māori Music Awards

Thursday, 8 October 2020, 8:02 am | Waiata Maori Awards

Two Māori singer-songwriters are about to take the next step in advancing their music careers thanks to this year’s National Waiata Māori Music Awards. Sam Love and Teia Kennedy are winners of the Emerging Artist Award - Te Tohu Kaipūoru Rangatahi ... More >>

Darryl Thomson, Te Taite Kupa Named As Year’s Iconic Award Recipients At Waiata Māori Music Awards

Tuesday, 6 October 2020, 8:26 am | Waiata Maori Awards

Aotearoa’s Godfather of Hip Hop Darryl Thomson and long-time Māori composer, the late Te Taite Kupa will be honoured at this year’s National Waiata Māori Music Awards . Both artists grew up in Hawke’s Bay where the awards event has been held ... More >>

Lockdown Experience Inspires Sound For New Album

Sunday, 6 September 2020, 7:29 pm | Waiata Maori Awards

Covid-19 has been “a disaster and a blessing” for award winning singer-songwriter Kirsten Te Rito.  Kirsten Te Rito “I've lost all of my overseas tours, I usually do a few a year with different bands and obviously they're all cancelled. ... More >>

Waiata Maori Music Awards Finalists Announced

Monday, 12 August 2019, 9:39 am | Waiata Maori Awards

Today, Te Marama Pūoru Waiata Māori - Māori Music Month - is celebrated with the announcement of the finalists for the 2019 Waiata Māori Music Awards, with four nominations each to Kora brothers-founded group L.A.B. and Waiwhetū Wellington band ... More >>

Waiata Māori Music Awards ceremony

Sunday, 13 September 2015, 10:31 am | Waiata Maori Awards

A young singer who first featured at the National Waiata Māori Music Awards as a guest performer when she was a teenager has won the event’s top award for a female artist in 2015. More >>

National Waiata Maori Music Awards finalists

Saturday, 29 August 2015, 10:49 am | Waiata Maori Awards

International performer Toni Huata could add two more titles to her impressive career credentials when she appears as a finalist at this year’s National Waiata Māori Music Awards. More >>

Finalists for 2015 National Waiata Maori Music Awards

Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 7:49 am | Waiata Maori Awards

A performing arts pioneer who exported Maori culture to the rest of the world will posthumously receive one of the top titles at the music awards event he founded eight years ago. More >>

Designers confirmed for te Koanaga Fashion Show

Thursday, 25 August 2011, 3:37 pm | Waiata Maori Awards

Three leading designers will make their debut at this year’s Te Koanga Fashion Show, being held as part of the National Waiata Maori Music Awards in Hawke’s Bay next month. More >>

Waiata Maori Music Awards - Maori Music Expo

Thursday, 11 August 2011, 12:15 pm | Waiata Maori Awards

Well-known entertainer Frankie Stevens and the co-founder of the famous Maori Volcanics showband will be two of the feature speakers at the National Waiata Maori Music Expo being held in Hawke’s Bay next month. The expo is being held in conjunction with ... More >>

Waiata Maori Music Awards, nominations close on Friday

Monday, 11 July 2011, 4:25 pm | Waiata Maori Awards

The final push is on for Maori artists to submit their work for the fourth annual National Maori Music Awards which will be held on September 7 and 8 in Hawke’s Bay. Executive director Tama Huata says there is less than a month to go before nominations ... More >>

Waiata Maori Music Magazine launched

Sunday, 5 June 2011, 5:11 pm | Waiata Maori Awards

A few of the big stars in Maori music came out to shine in Hastings on May 31 to support a new initiative which aims to tell the stories of Maori singers, song writers and performers working around the world. More >>

Waiata Māori Music Awards

Thursday, 2 June 2011, 9:48 am | Waiata Maori Awards

Kāre i ārikarika ngā mihi a Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Inc. ki a Tama Huata rātau ko ngā kaiwhakahaere o te kaupapa nei a ‘Waiata Māori Music Awards’. Inapō i whakarewaina te pukapuka hou a Waiata Māori Music Magazine hei whakanui i ā tātau ... More >>

Waiata Maori Awards 2010

Friday, 17 September 2010, 11:13 am | Waiata Maori Awards

The 2010 Waiata Maori Awards will be broadcast on Maori Television this Saturday from 9.20pm to 11pm. More >>

Champion Hip-Hop crew to perform in Hawke’s Bay

Friday, 3 September 2010, 10:48 am | Waiata Maori Awards

World Champion hip-hop crew ReQuest will take its unique style of dance to Hawke’s Bay next week, where its dancers will perform at an event supporting the National Waiata Maori Awards. More >>

Maori Showband greats gather for awards

Wednesday, 1 September 2010, 10:19 am | Waiata Maori Awards

Entertainers who made their mark on the music world during the Maori showband era will be reunited and recognised for the contribution to the music industry at next week’s National Waiata Maori Awards in Hawke’s Bay. More >>

Experienced director heads Waiata Awards again

Monday, 30 August 2010, 10:00 am | Waiata Maori Awards

Director Robert Hagen has worked on big music productions for all of the major networks but admits it’s a different kind of entertainment when it comes to producing the National Waiata Maori Awards. More >>

Waiata Maori Awards: Finalists Announced

Friday, 27 August 2010, 11:34 am | Waiata Maori Awards

Ten artists from around New Zealand and Australia will be heading to Hawke’s Bay next month as nominees for the third annual National Waiata Maori Awards. More >>

Taisha announced 2010 ambassador for music awards

Friday, 13 August 2010, 11:51 am | Waiata Maori Awards

Well-known singer, song-writer and performer Taisha Tari has been named the inaugural 2010 Waiata Maori Awards ambassador. More >>

Waiata Maori Awards – Judge Justin Haiu

Friday, 6 August 2010, 9:42 am | Waiata Maori Awards

Auckland-based dancer and performer Justin Haiu will again being offering a few words of wisdom to those performing at the Hip-Hop Dance Competition in Hawke’s Bay, which is being held as part of the National Waiata Maori Awards in September. More >>