This week’s Local Eyes video is from Morse Gang with their brand new track ‘Copycats’. These two kiwi rappers now based in Australia consist of Remorse & Entyce, who have a background knowledge in Hip Hop, specialising in music production, beat boxing, dance and singing. This creates a forward movement for their music & talents […]

This week’s Local Eyes is something a little different with Māori music collective ‘IA’ who have teamed up with Te Toki Waka Hourua to create a live music film which is a first of its kind. The band collaborated with Te Toki and film Director Moehau Hodges Tai to capture a live performance featuring taonga pūoro/traditional Māori […]

This week’s Local Eye’s is something a little different with a live performance by Newly formed Māori music collective ‘IA’. The band held an intimate concert in the Pukemokemoke Bush Reserve in front of a live audience, as a creative way to debut their new single, ‘Ororuarangi’. IA has united nature and music with a taonga […]

Need a new track and video for your work out playlist? This week’s Local Eyes video is for you. Rei ‘Sweat’ ft. Tāne is the perfect balance of energy and hilarity. Rei wanted to make something that gets you moving, helping you fight off any COVID anxiety by getting your blood pumping. With his signature […]

This week’s Local Eyes’ video is honouring the importance of all native languages, Moana & The Tribe ‘Tōku Reo’ features the stunning guest vocals of Inka Mbing, the singer from the Atayal tribe which is one of 16 indigenous tribes in Taiwan. Inka defied the taboo on women not singing traditional songs and had been punished – likeMāori – […]

TALKING POINTS on Base FM – hosted by Rizván Thanks to NZ On Air Music Date: May 2018 Guest reviewer: UNCHAINED XL Featured release: REI ‘Rangatira’ Released: 2018 https://musicbyrei.bandcamp.com/album/rangatira Featured track #1: KIA TAU Featured track #2: RANGATIRA Featured track #3: E KI UNCHAINED XL (Hugh Ozumba) is a Nigerian Kiwi rapper and producer from […]

The 4th annual Matariki Art Market Sunday 19th July, 10am – 5pm Auckland Museum Atrium & Galleries FREE with Museum Entry www.aucklandmuseum.co.nz Nau mai e te hunga nui! Come to the Museum to celebrate the skill and innovation of local Māori artists, musicians and performers. Purchase unique works from some of Tāmaki Makaurau’s leading creative artists […]

BaseFM is proud to support Matariki: Season of Shakespeare – Rōmeo rāua ko Hurieta This year, with the dawn rising of Matariki comes the world premiere of Rōmeo rāua ko Hurieta, performed live entirely in te reo Māori at Auckland Museum’s Māori Court. Join the crew for this whānau-friendly presentation of the classic Shakespearean love story; directed […]

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