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Debut EP & Visual EP 

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Kia Ora!

I am Te KuraHuia

Thee Bad Mana Wahine,

The tribal Princess from the South,

Te Huia Ariki nō te Tonga o Tama-uawhiti,

Te Taniwha tapu o Horowhenua.

An emerging Māori-Samoan multi-disciplinary artist infusing identity and style with traditional and non traditional creativity.

I make film, music and traditional cultural art and attire.

I infuse my visions and research into my creations because in Māoridom our art forms were our own writing so I love to continue that tradition for those who have a deeper understanding.

I was awarded this year by The Waiata Māori Music Awards, Music Video Underground Film Festival and NZ Student Radio Network Awards for my latest work. I hope not to win these awards solely for the work itself but mainly for how, what and why I choose to work.

I will always give back to my people and community by giving them an opportunity to showcase their talents within my projects, so all these awards are for all of us.

"I want to be the greatest ancestor for my future descendants as mine are to me."- Te KuraHuia

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What makes me Thee Bad Mana Wahine?

A BMW must have their ABC's.
Ambition, Brains and Confidence. Determination, Energy, and Faith. Game, Hope, Indigenous Intellect etc.


To be a Bad Mana Wahine, you have to be doing things for the bigger picture, always striving, learning, achieving for the future of your whānau, iwi, tīpuna and whenua.


Being Māori means being a part of a continuing cycle of aroha for your people, your knowledge, whakapapa all that can be passed down to the next mokopuna.


What I do and how I look while doing it is what being Thee Bad Mana Wahine is all about.

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"Rarangahia tō kete mātauranga kia nui ake i te ao, i te pō."
- Te KuraHuia 

 

"Forever Weaving my Knowledge Basket Bigger"- Te KuraHuia 

 

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BMW - OFFCIAL MUSIC VIDEO
UHA Visual EP
UHA - Sneak Peak
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Future Tūpuna

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Kaitiaki knowledge

Tauira Film

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Puoro Life