“Bringing ancient traditions into the modern world,” contemporary brilliance fused with timeless Pacific rhythms & cultures
“exquisitely gauged improvisations” fuses Maori traditional instruments- taonga puoro – with a diverse range of musical forms
Regional Roots Grammy
“…a gorgeous voice major, innovative figure in contemporary Hawaiian music.”—Maui News
Native Arts & Cultures Foundation Fellow
Maisey Rika Māori singer-songwriter "Heartfelt music and song showcasing what I believe to be one of the most arresting and beautiful voices to emerge from New Zealand, ever." --Paul Mclaney of Mushroom Music “…extraordinarily moving work…” --Jon Woodhouse, The Maui...
“…exploration of the strength, the spirit, and primal beauty of woman… one of the best contemporary dance performances we have seen in years”