The Muriwai
Waitangi Day Festival
2014

Concert

This upcoming 2014 concert features an eclectic line-up of musicians, all quite different in style and genre. What these artists do have in common is music that is proudly from Aotearoa and the Pacific.

Tiki Taane


Tiki Taane - Artist, Producer, Engineer


Tiki Taane is considered a pioneer in the NZ music scene, first rising to prominence
as frontman of leading band Salmonella Dub before embarking on his solo career
in Jan 2007. Tiki's debut and award-winning solo release "Past Present Future"
achieved double platinum sales. His beautiful acoustic love ballad “Always On My Mind” rose to No.1 and broke two all-time NZ records. Artist, producer and engineer, this son of Ngāti Maniapoto plays Muriwai Beach for the very first
time....on Feb 6.
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Moana & the Tribe

Moana & the Tribe - Roots Music

Moana & the Tribe stand out as one of the most significant voices in Maori music. Their politically conscious grooves and distinctive Maori sound have taken them to some of the most exotic locations in the world. Highlights of a 7 week international tour included playing before a record crowd in Norway, a show at Sziget in Budapest, the biggest festival in Europe, as well as a sell out performance in Warsaw. Currently writing and producing her 5th album RIMA with Paddy Free, Moana is also working on an international collaboration. Moana & the Tribe turn up the beats in the heat at Muriwai.
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Moana & the Tribe



Warren Maxwell


Warren Maxwell is the driving force behind many musical projects including psychedelic blues quartet Little Bushman and the popular Trinity Roots.  His past collaborations with John Psathas and the APO as well as film sound track credits and high profile work on “Songs from the Inside,” mean Maxwell continues to fulfill the promise of his NZ Arts Foundation New Generation Award (2006) while also developing his own venue ‘King Street Live’ in Masterton. Ngai Tuhoe brother Warren Maxwell steps out from his bands to bring his stellar talent to the 2014 Muriwai Waitangi Day festival on Feb 6th.


Will Crummer & the Rarotongans



Ria Hall


Ria Hall is an exciting new voice on the contemporary New Zealand music landscape. Creatively informed by West Coast hip-hop, vintage reggae, classic soul, dancehall ragga and modern beat music, she presents a fresh and vibrant perspective as both a young Māori woman, and as a cutting edge, 21st century singer and artist.



Paddy Free


Will Crummer & the Rarotongans


Rarely these days do we experience such luxurious, soothing, rich vocal tones of a true pioneer ~ Will Crummer is the real deal! Will (father of Annie) was born in the small village of Turangi in the Cook Islands. Get in early to catch his band ‘Will Crummer & The Rarotongans’ perform songs from his 2011 critically acclaim cd/dvd ‘Shoebox Love Songs’ at the Muriwai Festival 2014.

Soljah

Nat Rose


Nat Rose possesses a distinctly soulful vocal style; performing regularly on the Aotearoa festival circuit including appearances at Splore, R & V, Womad and Soundsplash. She has contributed to various recordings in collaboration with the likes of the late great Phil Fuemana, the Sugarlicks family and Upper Hutt Posse.

“Goldenhour” is her debut solo album; a sonic entrée with the main course album number 2 to follow in 2014.


Nat Rose


Soljah


Soljah are a five piece unit based in Kaipara and Auckland, who are creating waves across Aotearoa with their mesmerising live performances and ground stomping sound. Having performed at big festivals such as Selective Soundz, Raggamuffin, Raggamuffin Road Trip and Exodus and others, now they bring their singles 'Aotearoa' and 'Summertime' to Muriwai Beach on Feb 6.







Ria Hall

Paddy Free

Paddy Free is one of NZ's best-known electronic musicians, widely recognised as one-half of electronic duo Pitch Black. His journey of exploration into working with taonga Puoro has seen him record projects with Emma Paki, Hinewehi Mohi's Oceania project, Auckland dancefloor pioneers Mesh, Salmonella Dub, generating Richard Nunns, Toni Huata and Nga Tae.

Paddy will be generating beats in the heats in between acts on Waitangi Day - then joins Moana and the Tribe.





  • Limited tickets
  • Gate sales not guaranteed 
  • No ATM on site * limited parking, locals please walk
  • Carry all your rubbish out with you