About the Mentor
The multi-talented Troy Kingi (Te Arawa, Nga Puhi and Te Whanau-a-Apanui) has made a name on NZ's roots scene as a singer, songwriter, instrumentalist and actor, including alongside Stan Walker on the #1 NZ hit "Aotearoa" and the film Sons of Zion.
Troy has also a been mentor on the TV series Songs From the Inside, working to rehabilitate inmates through songwriting.
Raised in Rotorua, Te Kaha and Kerikeri, Troy is an experienced music teacher and is our Northland treasure!
Teacher Sharyn van Heerden at Broadwood Area School says,
"This was a very successful mentorship - everyone enjoyed Troy and his workshops. He was perfect for our kura in the Far North. Many thanks for the opportunity."
Troy has been part of our programmes since 2015.