Maori singer/songwriter Maisey Rika, has one of Aotearoa's (New Zealand's) most impressive lead vocal style, fused with her honest and thought invoking messages.

 Maisey was born in Wellington and is of Ngati Awa, Te Arawa, Tuhoe descent. She also strongly regards herself as of Te Whanau a Apanui descent as she spent a lot of her early years on the East Coast of the North Island. She started singing at a very young age. Her mother, Rebecca "Honey" Rika, was a singer who greatly encouraged her daughter's talents at an early age.

Award-winning musician known for her eclectic mix of folk, acoustic, soul, and easy listening. Her breakthrough album, "E Hine," consisted of Maori traditional songs and achieved double platinum status. The album also won the prize for Best Maori Language Album at the New Zealand Music Awards.

Her songs are filled with touching tales and the universal emotions of hardship, happiness, love, justice and sorrow we can all relate to.


Responses to "Maori Singer Maisey Rika Performs Hauntingly Beautiful Song "Tangaroa Whakamautai""

  1. Tino ataahua to waiata Maisey arohanui ki a koe me to whanau

  2. Beautiful.....maururu roa,Tangaroa!

  3. myownbizo says:

    Ataahua Maisey...

  4. Ludmila says:

    Beautiful language and beautiful song.

  5. Unknown says:

    wonderful voice, I love her singing

  6. Unknown says:

    Most impressive, magnificent and beautiful.

  7. SAMK says:

    Your lovely melody and visuals connect well with us fighting for our environment in the Pacific Northwest. Thanks you and please continue your path!

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