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    Stan Walker and Maisey Rika step in to perform at One Love

    Festival goers will be happy to hear that Māori artists Stan Walker and Maisey Rika have been announced to perform at One Love, in replacement of other artists who can no longer make it.

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    Hactivate good vibes at One Love 2020

    Te Ao spoke to the festival’s director Pato Alvarez who has a list of items people should bring to ensure they have the best time at the Tauranga Domain on Saturday and Sunday.

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    Google Translate mistranslates new Shepherds Reign single

    Shepherds Reign fans, desperate to understand their new Samoan language single, Le Manu, have resorted to Google Translate for help. The results, to say the least, are interesting. While the majority of the translation is accurate, inaccuracies show up when translating words like "tau", which can mean either fight, battle, cost or price.

  4. Video for Our Songs, Series 2 Episode 1

    Our Songs, Series 2 Episode 1

    Our Songs is a music series featuring indigenous singers from all around the world, presented by Robynleigh Cowan-Emery. (R)

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    Floating images Illusion a highlight for Tāmaki Herenga Waka Festival

    The display will accompany performances by top Māori musicians; Maisey Rika, Louis Baker, Tomorrow People, Seth Haapu and his brother Caleb Haapu from Sons of Zion, Modern Māori Quartet, Brotherhood Musiq and Hinera O'Rourke and Caleb Kingi.

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    Shepherds Reign fans unaware of the bands diverse whakapapa

    South Auckland metal band Shepherds Reign continues to be called a Samoan band despite it having Māori band members. The video for their new single, Le Manu, performed in the Samoan language, has only reinforced the misconception. Online metal critic “Poss the Boss” proclaimed after hearing Le Manu, “Behold the power of Samoan/Polymetal!” YouTube user Erma Cardenas after seeing the music video says, “Samoan Island Metal.” Such sentiments are typical of the new fanbase that the band have created. Heavy Metal is a music genre often associated with Pākehā demographics despite having a large dedicated Polynesian following.

  7. Video for Fat Freddy's travel the world but home is always special

    Fat Freddy's travel the world but home is always special

    For fifteen years now, Fat Freddys Drop have been touring Europe, but before heading there again in March, they have kicked off their Summer Record Tour in Aotearoa.  Mahina Hurkmans caught up with the band before their show at Wharepai Domain in Tauranga today.

  8. Video for Alien Weaponry work on their 2020 arsenal

    Alien Weaponry work on their 2020 arsenal

    Te Reo Māori metal band, Alien Weaponry have recently returned home from their latest tour in Europe. The group incorporates te reo Māori,  whakataukī and Māori history in their music, a concept that has made European metal fans bang their heads and slap their chests.

  9. Video for Dennis Marsh honoured for lifetime of music and charity work

    Dennis Marsh honoured for lifetime of music and charity work

    Legendary Māori country singer Dennis Marsh has ended his year on a high year after being named in the New Year’s Honours List today for his service to music and fundraising.

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    Māori Shepherds Reign band members proud of Samoan single

    The two Māori members of a polynesian band that have made a heavy metal remix of the Siva Tau, the famous haka performed by Manu Samoa before every game, say they are proud to have been involved in making the Samoan language track "Le Manu" for their band Shepherds Reign.

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