Launch of ‘Whakatuwheratia’ single

Today I am launching my new single ‘Whakatuwheratia’. Here is some info about it and where you can get it! Link to ‘Whakatuwheratia’: https://arianatikao.bandcamp.com/track/whakatuwheratia To celebrate the inaugural Māori Music Month, Kāi Tahu singer Ariana Tikao is releasing her new single Whakatuwheratia recorded and produced by Trinity Roots’ Ben Lemi Wood who also provides backing…

Ariana Tikao signs to Songbroker

Exciting news! I have just signed with Songbroker as my new publisher, and I am looking forward to working with the fabulous Jan Hellriegal, Mahoney Harris, and other members of the team who are helping New Zealand songwriters to find licensing opportunities for their music. See their website for details.

Singing in ‘No Man’s Land’

I am really excited to be a featured singer in the epic ‘love-letter to peace’ which is John Psathas’ ‘No Man’s Land’. I met John about a year ago, and didn’t quite know how huge and amazing this project was when I first was asked to join in. This is what it says on the…

Kia Mataara single fundraiser for KidsCan

Acclaimed performer Ariana Tikao (Kai Tahu) has released Kia Mataara today. The single has been eagerly anticipated by Tikao’s fans and will be supported by a multi-date tour of the South Island, Wellington and Auckland, starting in Wellington on 1 November (see details for tour on the ‘konohete/live’ link on this website). Kia Mataara is…

Ariana Tikao in Brittany

I am having a great time in Brittany preparing for my showcases, media, interviews and concerts. Tomorrow evening will do a short performance at Dialogue Musiques à Brest and will have CDs to sell too, then have radio & tv the next day, a private concert then the Breizh Polynesia event on Saturday before heading…