Not Alone video
Not Alone video
>Not Alone video
Whole World's Watching video
Whole World's Watching video
Whole World's Watching video
Upokohue video
Upokohue video
Upokohue video
Moana & The Tribe Moana & The Tribe
Rangatahi video
Rangatahi video
Rangatahi video
Moana & the Tribe, live
Moana & the Tribe, live
Moana & the Tribe, live
The Best of Moana & The Tribe The Best of Moana & The Tribe
Trailer, THE RUSSIANS ARE COMING (Tawera/Black Pearl Productions)
AEIOU
AEIOU, music video
AEIOU
TREATY, (Chiemsee Reggae Festival, Germany)
TREATY, (Chiemsee Reggae Festival, Germany)
TREATY, (Chiemsee Reggae Festival, Germany)
Kahu
Kahu
Kahu

The Latest From Moana...

Auckland Writers Festival 2022 (15 Aug)
I am delighted to curate a series that is a celebration of both legacy and potential by introducing Ara Kē, Ao Kē (literally New Ways, New World) – writers whose work challenges, empowers and enhances us all.
Ara Kē, Ao Kē Series curated by Moana Maniapoto (Ngāti Tuwharetoa, Tuhourangi, Ngāti Pikiao).Events 2022

New single and video ‘Maiea’ released (26 Jun)
Check out the new video Maiea
‘Maiea’ is a call for peace; an incantation in Māori to soothe and calm a troubled mind. ‘Maiea’ is the fifth track from the upcoming album Ono by Moana & The Tribe. Due for release in 2023, Ono comprises six unique songs that celebrate te reo and raise the visibility of endangered languages through collaborations with indigenous vocalists.
Lyrics to ‘Maiea’ were penned by Scotty Morrison and Megan Henderson (Scotland). Music written by Paddy Free. The video for ‘Maiea’ was filmed by Vinnie Carter (NZ) and Paul Jennings (Scotland). It features Manawanui Maniapoto-Mills, Moana’s daughter;

New Music Video (1 May)
We are in the throes of editing a music video for a new song (co-written by myself, Scotty Morrison, Paddy Free and Megan Henderson). Maiea is a collaboration between us and Scottish singer Megan - in Māori and Gaelic. It really is beautiful. Footage was shot in both NZ and Scotland. Can't wait to drop this one out there.

Milestones

2019
Independent Music NZ Classic Album Award for TAHI by Moana & the Moahunters
Distinguished Alumni (University of Auckland)
2018
Debut NZ performance by "TŪ" Auckland Writers festival / Fest' Napuan (Vanuatu)
2017
First NZ Tour by Moana & the Tribe (Arts on Tour) / Launch of TŪ internationally
2016
Inducted into the APRA Amcos NZ Music Hall of Fame
2015
RIMA, finalist for APRA Maioha Awards / NZ Music Awards / Waiata Music Awards
2014
Album Release 'RIMA' / Performed Boomerang Project at Womad NZ, Sydney Opera House, Hebcelt/Glasgow Commonwealth Games
2013
30 gigs across Norway, Italy, Germany, Hungary, Poland, South Korea & Australia
2012
Album Release 'The Best of.'
Performed Message Sticks, Sydney Opera House
2011
Mega-tour taking in Canada, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Germany and Taiwan
2010
Album Release 'Acoustic'
Performed Shanghai World Expo
2009
Performed Venice Biennale