ON SONG: MOANA MANIAPOTO
Legendary musician, documentary maker and feature writer Moana Maniapoto (Ngāti Tūwharetoa/Tu hourangi-Ngāti Wahiao) joins Tama Waipara in the Heartland Festival Room for an hour of chat and music. With her band Moana & the Tribe she has performed around the world, sharing her “blend of traditional and contemporary styles without compromising either” (The New Zealand Herald) with lyrics rooted in the NZ landscape, culture and experience. Maniapoto is an Arts Foundation Laureate, winner of the Grand Jury Prize for International Songwriting, was inducted into the NZ Music Hall of Fame in 2016, and her album Rima was a finalist for all three major music awards in 2015. She is currently in production for her sixth studio album ONO.
Venue and bar open from 6pm; stay on afterwards and enjoy the atmosphere and the free session that follows.
Eligible for concession pass selection.