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Maisey Rika Bio

Maisey Rika

 Tours:

‘Australian concerts’
- October 2010 (Sydney - Cross Da Ditch Festival)
- October 2010 (Gold Coast - Polyfest)

‘Australian Tour’ - August 2010 (4 dates: Gold Coast, Sydney, Manly, Brisbane)
‘Tahi Tour’ - February 2010 (12 dates, New Zealand)
Tohu album release - October - November 2009 (5 dates, New Zealand)
Maisey Rika E.P release - March 2009 (4 dates New Zealand)

 

Kapa Haka (Traditional Maori Music and Dance) Tours:

June 2008 - ‘Poutama Kapa Haka Group’ - Taipei, Taiwan
- Cultural exchange experience proudly supported by Zespri and Aotearoa Kiwifruit Exporters
(AKE)

1998-2001 St Joseph’s Maori Girls College Choir and Kapa Haka tours
Maisey travelled as soloist for the tour group to countries including New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Japan.

 

Special Appearances:

October 2009 - Tokyo, Japan
- Giant Rugby Ball - performances in promotion of Rugby World Cup 2011 - proudly supported by Tourism NZ and NZ Rugby Union

November 2009 - Taipei, Taiwan
- ‘Discovering New Horizons Gala’ proudly supported by The NZ Commerce and Industry Office and The NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade

March 2010 - Sounds Aotearoa, New Plymouth - showcase performance - proudly supported by Tihi Events and Production and Creative NZ

October 2010 - Europe, Leiden - Amsterdam
- Maori Arts and Waka exhibition proudly supported by Toi Maori and Creative NZ (5 performance dates)

December 2010: Government House NZ - ‘Emerging Leaders function’
- Invited by Their Excellencies, The Rt. Hon. Sir Anand Satyanand & Lady Susan Satyanand

Awards and Nominations:

2010 - Best Maori Song - Waiata Maori Awards - (‘Nia’ - Tohu) 

2010 - Best Maori Songwriter - Waiata Maori Awards - (Tohu)

2010 - Best Maori Female Artist - Waiata Maori Awards - (Tohu)

2010 - Best Maori ‘Pop’ Album - Waiata Maori Awards - (Tohu)

2009 - Nominated for the Maioha Award at the Silver Scroll Awards for the song ‘Repeat Offender’

2009 - Best Maori Female Artist - Waiata Maori Awards - (E.P album)

2000 - Nominated for Mana Reo Award - NZ Music ‘Tui’ Awards

1998 - Mana Reo (Maori language) Trophy - NZ Music ‘Tui’ Awards

1998 - Nominated for Best Female Vocalist - NZ Music ‘Tui’ Awards

Discography:

Maisey Rika - ‘Tohu’ - Moonlight Sounds Ltd, released October, 2009

Maisey Rika (E.P) - Moonlight Sounds Ltd , released March 2009

Kotiro Maori - South Pacific Recordings Ltd, released 2000

20 Favourite Maori Songs - South Pacific Recordings Ltd, released 1999

E Hine - South Pacific Recordings Ltd, released 1997

TV Appearances:

2010 - Autaia - Maori Television

2010 - Nga Waiata Series - Maori Television

2010 - Kete Aronui - Documentary - Maori Television

2010 - Sounds of Hope - Maori Television

2009 & 2010 - Waiata Maori Music Awards - Maori Television

2009 & 2010 - CODE - Maori Television

2009 & 2010 - Good Morning Show - TVNZ

2009 & 2010 - Pukana - TVNZ and Maori Television

2009 & 2010 - Te Karere - Maori Television

2009 & 2010 - Te Kaea - Maori Television

2009 & 2010 - I AM TV - TV3

2009 & 2010 - Maori Sports Awards - Maori Television

2009 - Homai te Pakipaki - Guest Artist performance - Maori Television

2009 - Indigneous TV - Taiwan

2008 - Mai Time - TVNZ

2008 - Coast - Maori Television

2006 - Maorioke - Maori Television

2004 - NZ Idol - TVNZ

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PERFORMING ARTS TOURING FROM THE PACIFIC REGION