The Official Finalists for 2014 the Waiata Maori Music Awards

August 26th 2014
The Waiata Māori Music Awards seeks to develop, encourage and honour the achievements of outstanding traditional and contemporary musical compositions and performances annually.

The Waiata Māori Music Awards seeks to develop, encourage and honour the achievements of outstanding traditional and contemporary musical compositions and performances annually.

This is the most prestigious music awards ever to acknowledge our Māori composers.

Congratulations To The Official Finalists For 2014 The Waiata Māori Music Awards.


Best Māori Traditional Album
Pao Te Manu
Rob Thorne Whāia te Maramatanga
Manea Manea


Best Māori Urban RAP/Hip Hop/RnB
Manea Manea
JGeeks Māori Vs Music
Kirsten Te Rito Common Ground


Best Māori Urban Roots Album
Sons Of Zion Universal Love
House Of Shem Harmony
Tomorrow People One.5


Best Māori Pop Album
Toni Huata Tomokia
Kirsten Te Rito Common Ground
Pao Te Manu


Best Māori Male Solo Artist
Rob Ruha
Tama Waipara
Carl Perkins - House of Shem


Best Māori Female Artist
Kirsten Te Rito
Maika
Ria Hall
Majic Paora


Best Song by a Māori Artist
Rob Ruha Tiki Tapu
Tama Waipara Tangihia
Karl Te Ariki - Pao Noho ake au


Best Māori Songwriter
Rob Ruha
Tama Waipara
Karl Te Ariki - Pao


Best Māori Music Video
Sons Of Zion ft Tomorrow - Superman (Director: Shae Stirling)
House Of Shem- Fighting for freedom (Director: Mike Johnathan-Hakaboy Productions)
Tomorrow People - Daydreamer (Director: Mark Arona)


Up and Coming: L40


Iconic Awards

Keeper of Traditions: Napi Waaka

Music Industry: Rangi Parker

Music Composers (Historical) Paraire Tomoana

This year will see our awards ceremony held on Friday, 12 September 2013 at the Hastings Sports Centre in Hastings.

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