Nga Tae

Nga Tae

 Otaki, Wellington, NZL

Nga Tae are a proudly New Zealand group bringing together 4 world class musicians who collectively create an outcome greater than the individual parts. They have worked together in a range of combinations but all onstage together is the “dream team” for Taonga Puoro expert Richard Nunns, and offers a top quality act that captures the magic of Aotearoa.


Nga Tae (Group of Many Colours.)
Formed late 2010 this group of two Maori and two European have already achieved significant national and international success.
Their debut at the AWME , Melbourne 2010. resulted in an immediate invitation to Bluesfest Australia, April 2011.( 3 performances)
In 2011 they also performed in Ihimaera , Auckland Festival; WOMAD NZ and The Maori Music Awards .
That year of consolidating the group, culminated in the release of their debut CD at Sounds Aotearoa, March 2012 where the group were showcased.
Future performances include Erupt Taupo Festival in May, and for Matariki. (Maori New Year.)


As Nga Tae
Nga Tae March 2012
With combinations of Nga Tae members, CD’s include
Karekare : Te Reo O Te Whenua Paddy Free with Richard Nunns; also featuring Waimihi Hotere
Feel The Seasons Change Salmonella Dub featuring Paddy Free and Richard Nunns

All artists have extensive discographies in their own right, and with other combinations of artists, including New Zealand’s top musicians in virtually every genre:- The New Zealand String Quartet, Voices New Zealand Chamber Choir, Pitch Black, Moana Maniopoto, The New Zealand Trio, to name a few.