6 Feb 2021

Waitangi 2021: Mara TK and Aja Wairere-Ropata

From Waitangi Day, 11:35 am on 6 February 2021

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Photo: Dom Thomas

Singer/songwriter Mara TK from Ngai Tahu, Ngati Kahungunu and Tainui has a new album on its way in May this year. The new album gets personal and political - delving into one of the biggest issues facing Maori men, mental health and the response, or lack thereof, from the Government. Mani spoke with - and heard songs from - Aja Wairere-Ropata and Mara TK. Including an exclusive release of Mara TK's new song 'Highly Medicated.'