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15/07/2021

Alien Weaponry: Amping Up The Environment

Waipu-to-the-world metallers Alien Weaponry are getting ready to release their second album ‘Tangaroa’. It's been a ...

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30/06/2021

Maianginui: Orchestrating The Breath Of Birds

Taonga pūoro are a range of musical instruments and other sound making devices indigenous to Aotearoa New Zealand. Back ...

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18/06/2021

Te Reo Māori Music Chart Announced

Recorded Music NZ has announced that from June 19 Aotearoa will have a new te reo Māori music chart – introduction of the ...

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08/06/2021

Musicians Recognised In 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours

Seven members of the Kiwi music industry are among those recognised with 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours.  Singer Hinewehi ...

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18/05/2021

Alexander Library Offers Loanable Māori Instruments

In what they believe is a NZ first, local community group Awa Puoro ki te Ao and the Alexander Library Te Rerenga mai o te ...

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11/05/2021

Tomorrow People: Opening Up

Taking a break from their #FirstFriday campaign, Wellington reggae act Tomorrow People released an important new song especially ...

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10/05/2021

2021 Ngā Taonga Toi a Te Waka Toi Awards Nominations Open

Nominations are open for Creative New Zealand's  Ngā Taonga Toi a Te Waka Toi (the Te Waka Toi Awards) for 2021. The awards ...

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Arts Agencies Support Bilingual Music Industry

APRA AMCOS NZ, Creative New Zealand and the Māori Language Commission - Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori have combined to ...

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04/05/2021

Mara TK: Bad Meditation

Over the last decade or so Mara TK has made a name for himself for having one of the more soulful voices in Aotearoa. Having ...

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