The Pacific music community celebrated another year of outstanding music at the 17th annual Pacific Music Awards. The biggest night for Pasifika music the Pacific Music Awards – NZ took place at the Vodafone Events Centre last night with a live online ceremony. The event also delivered a visual and musical spectacle, opening the ceremony […]

‘Breaking Artists’ on Base is a monthly feature where we pick 3 local artists and showcase 3 new tracks we think you should know. All ‘Breaking Artists’ tracks are fresh and featured for the entire month so that we can push their music far and wide. This month’s picks… Tipene – Turangawaewae ft. Troy King, […]

This week’s Local Eyes is SWISS and TREE ‘Emergencies’. A beautiful love story that will wrap you up in the warmth of their love. Two acclaimed Artists who have joined forces to honour that journey together, after strongly supporting each other through their individual Artistic journeys. – honouring the past, celebrating the present and being grateful for the future.

List back to the latest episodes of Native Tongues:   Featured Track and Artists: SOUTHSIDE’ from the upcoming project ‘Iron Flowerz’, the new EP by ‘SCIZZORHANDS’ AND ‘KEVIN POSEY’ Southside’s around the world ain’t so different Scizzorhands and Kevin Posey are proud to be releasing their first full collaborative project ‘Iron Flowerz’. After successful engagement in […]

This week’s Local Eye’s is a beautifully shot short film and the music video for Tree ‘Afio Ane Loa’. This Samoan language track is a dedication to all Pacific women. The video begins with a poem speaking to the strength of Pacific women, written by Quincy Filiga and performed by Milan Cowley-Lupo, Tree Manu’s nana […]

This week’s Local Eyes is from South-Auckland raised songwriter songstress Tree. ‘In My Life’ is a very personal love letter to her partner singer-songwriter and producer Swiss. Raised in the church her whole life, performing and singing become second nature to Katerina better known by her artist name, Tree. From singing covers as part of a […]

We did it! After being involved with the Grey Lynn Park Festival for many years, we finally had the privilege to host the entire main stage this year. As usual, we had our second Base stage going all day and that too pulled in some serious crowds. The weather was perfect and everyone came out […]

This week’s Local Eye’s is from Pacific Music Awards nominee Tree.  Her latest single ‘For Real’ featuring Tongan hip hop artist See Naylors aka Sione Filihia-Ahomana. You can catch Tree live in the main stage at this year’s Grey Lynn Park Festival on Saturday 23rd November 2019. For more info about Grey Lynn Park Festival and the […]

After many years of being involved in the Grey Lynn Park Festival and hosting our own DJ stage, we are excited to announce that we are fully programming the main stage this year. Saturday 23 November we will be bringing to the main stage, award-winning hip hop artist Poetik, reggae powerhouse Lion Rezz, R&B soulstress […]

Pacific Music Award Nominee Tree (Vaifale-Manu) teams up with her hubby Swiss for her latest single ‘Me & You’. Director: Mohamad Mustapha of QUESTion Producer: Liz Laupepa Production Company: Sisters Inc Styling: Sammy Salsa Hair & Makeup: Pele Prescott & Liz Laupepa   Find out more about TREE: TWITTER | INSTAGRAM|FACEBOOK Local Eyes is a weekly segment on […]

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