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Series Classification: G (General Audiences) | Produced for TAHI by Tai Huri Films

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The Barber Shop Sessions is a captivating documentary music series celebrating the vibrant tapestry of waiata Māori. Set inside The Chop Shop Barbers, situated in the northern region of Aotearoa New Zealand, a diverse array of talented young artists share the waiata that have impacted their musical journeys. From traditional compositions to innovative covers and breathtaking originals, these grassroots artists step into the barber shop to showcase their distinctive style and soul-stirring voices.

Coming to on November 10, 2023Check out the original series The Barber Shop @

Schedule 2023
November 10
November 17Kapowairua
November 24: John
December 1
: Harry
December 8
: Rachel
December 14
: Finale
December 20
: Lyric Videos