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IA | Māori Music
IA | Māori Music

Sun, 08 Oct


Eastwoodhill Arboretum

IA | Māori Music

Indigenous soul music as part of Te Tairāwhiti Arts Festival.

Time & Location

08 Oct 2023, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Eastwoodhill Arboretum, 2392 Wharekopae Road, Ngatapa 4072, New Zealand

About the event

Māori Music Award finalists IA create indigenous soul music. Their compositions blend old with new and feature the voices found with traditional Māori instruments/taonga pūoro. The puoro voices are blended with modern instruments, ancient poetic writing style and modern soulful melodies. IA have been discovering new frontiers with traditional Māori instruments by using taonga pūoro as the driving force in their creative process. Featuring Moetu Smith, Reti Hedley and Jason Crawford, the New Zealand based band is dedicated to showcasing traditional instruments and te reo Māori in their music with the goal of encouraging others to continue the exploration of taonga pūoro, an endangered artform.

This is a free entry event that requires registration. Please register using the link here.

End times are approximate. 

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