The Aotearoa village will host stunning traditional and contemporary Maori performances of dance and song, including kapa haka performances from Te Aka Pukea, Te Whanau Awahou, Te Whanau Pounamu, Orakei Kaumatua and Te Kura Akonga o Manurewa. Join in weaving workshops with Joy Wikitera and whanau or taste one of the delicious delicacies of Aotearoa on offer.
Hazaduz singer, songwriter and entertainer a.k.a "Haz" or "Hoani from Whakatane" has performed alongside local music icon Che Fu as a vocalist in The Krates for over 15 years, touring extensively throughout Europe and Asia for 5 years as frontman of a 13-piece Latina band Batucada Sound Machine.
Auckland-based Liana Vaipa-Rice a.k.a ‘Liana Frangipani’ will perform a combination of RnB, kiwi jams and soothing, angelic melodies. In 2015, her first studio produced song ‘The World Within One Land’ was selected by Linkin Park’s Mike Shinoda to feature on their charity compilation album Download to Donate.