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  1. Video for Defence Minister records first country album
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    Defence Minister records first country album

    Defence Minister Ron Mark is tapping into his love of country music by recording his first album.  The covers album, two years in the making, is a special project for his whānau.

  2. Video for Ngāpuhi singer eager to learn about his whakapapa
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    Ngāpuhi singer eager to learn about his whakapapa

    Despite traveling all over the world with his music, Ngāpuhi singer Louis Baker has always wanted to learn more about where he's from.  He's just released his new album OPEN, about opening up to new journeys and he says learning more about his whakapapa is a new journey he wants to take.

  3. Video for Combining drum and bass with waiata Māori
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    Combining drum and bass with waiata Māori

    For over a decade, Huia Hamon has been one of the country's premiere Māori music artists.  She has delivered two solo albums, produced the award-winning Tātou Tātou E Collective and has performed at many festivals, bringing her blend of English and te reo Māori music into the mainstream.  Hamon recently collaborated with Rei and the duo have just released their latest single, Te Pukumeke.    

  4. Video for Paving the way for rangatahi through music
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    Paving the way for rangatahi through music

    Māori singing sensation Rob Ruha (Ngāti Porou/Te Whānau a Apanui) is bringing together 20 rangatahi from the Horouta Waka region in Te Tairāwhiti for a special project called 'Ka Hao'. East Coast reporter Te Kuru Dewes caught up with Rob Ruha about his inspiration for songwriting and his latest initiative.

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    Legendary Māori country singer honoured for contribution to music

    New Zealand's top Māori country singer Dennis Marsh has been honoured at the 2019 Matariki Awards as the winner of the Te Mata o te Ariki special award for his outstanding contribution to music.

  6. Video for Ardijah celebrates 40th year with new single
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    Ardijah celebrates 40th year with new single

    One of the country’s legendary Polynesian music sensations, Ardijah, has released their cover of Paul McCartney’s ‘Every Night’ to commemorate and celebrate their fourth decade in the music scene.

  7. Video for Ngāpuhi holds workshop to correct delivery of waiata and haka
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    Ngāpuhi holds workshop to correct delivery of waiata and haka

    Over the years, prominent waiata and haka from Ngāpuhi have had their fair share of different versions and misinterpretations. Today, a workshop was held to ensure they are performed correctly. 

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    New waiata reflecting Haapu's Māori and Tahitian heritage

    On the final day of New Zealand Music Month, Māori and Tahitian artist Seth Haapu has released a new waiata about his connection with his Polynesian heritage.

  9. Video for Koi Boys out to redeem themselves in new season of The Voice
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    Koi Boys out to redeem themselves in new season of The Voice

    The Māori trio rose to fame following their appearance on The Voice Australia in 2016.  Now they've been invited back on the new All Stars show.

  10. Video for A bilingual anthem to unite the nation
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    A bilingual anthem to unite the nation

    For the first time ever, the second verse of 'God Defend New Zealand' has been sung in both English and Māori at a major national event. 

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