Dive into the warmth of Pacific soul as award-winning artist Seth Haapu unveils his soul-stirring album, WHAI ORA, at Te Tairāwhiti Arts Festivals WHITI season on February 2, 2024. Immerse yourself in a coastal cruise of Polynesian falsetto, where liquid velvet meets R&B rhythms.
WHAI ORA is a sonic journey of healing, reconnection, and aroha, blending taonga pūoro with digital magic. This event marks Seth’s headline debut in Tairāwhiti and stands as his exclusive summer performance.
Join Seth Haapu and a stellar lineup for an evening that echoes the essence of oranga and interconnectedness.
Guitar: Moiho Leaupepe
Keys Jireh Falaniko (Adeaze)
Drums: Rose Nansen (Stan Walker, Kings)
Bass: Loni Havea (Three Houses Down)
APRA Maioha Award Winner (2021)
Waiata Māori Music Awards | Kaitito Waiata – Supreme Composer Award (2018)