Mystical tale tackles racism head-on.
Paraiti (singer Whirimako Black) carries a scar on her face and not a little bitterness in her heart. On the day her people were killed by white colonials she copped a fiery torch to the face and side of the head. By the time she returned to...
Māori music tale gets the small details right.
There is an old showbiz story that goes something like this: a kid, usually, but not always a bloke, has a talent, y’know, singin’, dancin’ or playin’ the guitar. Whatever it is he’s got going for him it amounts to star quality. But realising his...
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