8 Sep 2019

Leading Māori singer-songwriter Amba Holly

From Standing Room Only, 2:49 pm on 8 September 2019

Amba Holly already has several Waiata Maori Music Awards in her cabinet, this year she's again up for best female solo artist Now in its 12th year, the Awards celebrate excellence in Maori music and aim to encourage traditional and contemporary Maori musical composition.

Amber's Waikato Tainui and grew up singing on the marae before deciding to make a career from her music. She talks to Lynn Freeman about her life and music.

Music 101 recorded Amba and her band here at RNZ.

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