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With the country in Alert Level 1, many Kiwis have been enjoying the simple pleasures art provides – galleries, music gigs, local theatre productions, checking out the latest films in cinemas. However, Grammy-winning opera star Jonathan Lemalu hasn’t been to see a movie since January. “The thought of going to see a movie just makes […]
Edited by Karl Chitham, Kolokesa U Māhina-Tuai and Damien Skinner, Crafting Aotearoa is perhaps one of the richest resources of New Zealand’s craft history, told through the lens of making. A mixture of indigenous practices, art pieces, artefacts and household objects, the book shares the knowledge, skill and work of artists and craft makers over […]
Through the eyes of a bruised and bloodied young man, 21-year-old rapper Juwan delivers an unfliching take on life in his latest single Home, featuring R&B power vocalist Sam V. From Juwan’s incredible tribute to a family matriarch, to his eloquent and hard-hitting invocation Preach, the Māori-Samoan artist has long been a talented, soulful […]
The last time I spoke with Grammy-winning opera singer Jonathan Lemalu, it was mid-November last year and the city of London had entered its second lockdown. With his gigs and performances postponed or cancelled, and his classes shifting to a digital medium he was yet to get comfortable with, Lemalu was incredibly honest about adjusting […]
George 'Fiji' Veikoso is the recipient of this year's Pacific Music Awards Lifetime Achievement Award.
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After years away, Team Dynamite made an explosive return with their 2021 album Respect the Process.
Samson Squad are a talented group of singers proudly taking 'Cook Islanders to the world'.