We couldn’t wait to welcome back our students as part of our Island Base mentoring programme with MAINZ. They have loved being back at Base HQ co-hosting Native Tongues with DJ Yannika Tavai. ”’𝐌𝐞 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐓𝐞𝐬𝐢 𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐲 𝐝𝐨 𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐛𝐞𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐚𝐭 𝐁𝐚𝐬𝐞𝐅𝐌 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐝𝐞𝐟𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐞𝐥𝐲 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐠𝐞𝐭𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐦𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐲 𝐧𝐞𝐱𝐭 𝐯𝐢𝐬𝐢𝐭. 𝐂𝐚𝐧𝐭 𝐛𝐞 𝐦𝐨𝐫𝐞 […]
Check out this live performance by one of our Youth Mentees, ‘Cyprus Li’ performed live on ‘For The Ville Radio’ hosted by Poetik. Big thanks to @nzmusiccommission & @creativecommunitiesakl for the support.
Round 3 for 2021 of the Youth Mentoring Program with Māngere Central School and the hits just keep on coming! Over five weeks, Joseph, Reggae, Amaira and Destiny poured their hearts and souls into live performing on air, interviewing, learning to DJ, and writing and performing their own original track. Once again in collaboration with Rei and […]
Introducing our second group of rangatahi from Mangere Central School ‘LAWS’. Award winning artist Rei jumped on board to lead an inspiring songwriting workshop and create a beat with the students to produce the original track ‘Navigators’. It’s an energetic track that celebrates the diverse backgrounds of all involved and pays tribute to the road […]
Under a cloudless sky on the 20th of February at the wonderful Māngere Arts Centre, NEXT Gen brought together rising talents with established local artists to perform for their community, friends, and family. For the fresh talent of Spooky (Sylas through Ngā Rangatahi Toa and representing Mangere 275), LyREC (Rose, Eve and Cyprus of […]