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    Young boy takes out the kapaoke at Te Matatini with 300-year-old waiata

    Dame Kiri Te Kawana brought the three centuries-old song Tarakihi back to life but 13-year-old Whakamoe Wagner from Waikaremoana ran with it, coming first in the Kapaoke competition at Te Matatini. 

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    A young Te Arawa songbird hits the opera stage

    A Te Arawa songbird is ready to hit the big stage with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra. Zeeah Rona Waerea-Tamai is 12 years old and won the 'Little Singer' competition and for her efforts, she will sing at the 'Worlds Collide' programme that features waiata, classical music, Pasifika culture and popular show tunes.   

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    Māori opera singers aiming for the stars

    It sounds amazing, but it’s such hard work. Te Kāea caught up with the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation trainees at the Auckland University School of Music.

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    Promising young opera singers meet in Auckland

    A programme founded by Dame Kiri Te Kanawa to develop skills in young singers will see its first intake gathering in Auckland this week for their final, intense week of development. 

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    Opera masterclass with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa

    22 students from the New Zealand Opera School in Whanganui have been specially selected to take part in a masterclass with one of the world's most famous opera singers, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa.  The internationally-celebrated singer says it's a great reward and very satisfying to be able to help aspiring young New Zealand opera singers.

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    Dame Kiri Te Kanawa helps ex-football player realise his opera potential

    Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, of both Ngāti Maniapoto and Ngāti Porou descent, has helped an ex-professional football player realise his opera potential.

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