Applications are now open for Reo Māori SongHubs, a collaborative songwriting wānanga presented by APRA AMCOS with the support of Te Māngai Pāho.

The inaugural Reo Māori SongHubs will bring together experts in music creation and waiata reo Māori to collaborate with a mixture of our best and brightest songwriters, artists and producers. The wānanga will be held in Waimārama, Hawkes Bay.

The curator of the program will be Aotearoa’s own superstar/producer/ collaborator Joel Little, while pre-eminent mātanga reo/language specialist and songwriter Sir Tīmoti Kāretu will be the reo curator. Four other mātanga reo/songwriters Pānia Papa, Leon Te Heketū Blake, Kingi Kiriona and Jeremy Tātere MacLeod will guide and assist with the sessions.  

The week long workshop will be held at Waimārama Marae in Hawkes Bay, from November 16- 20. Terms and conditions, as well as the application form can be found here.