Patea Maori Club

Patea Maori Club

The Patea Maori Club – Famous in New Zealand for its hit Poi E, which held the number one spot on the NZ music charts for four weeks back in the 80's. More recently the iconic song has had resurgence as the soundtrack of the highly successful NZ movie, ‘Boy’ and is a popular choice on mobile phone ringtones!

Over the years, the Pátea Máori Club has performed for royalty and celebrities in New Zealand and abroad. In 2005 the group was selected by the New Zealand Government to perform in Seoul, South Korea, and to represent New Zealand at the World Expo in Aichi, Japan.

Nationally, the group continues to receive recognition for their contribution to New Zealand music, receiving a Music Industry Award at the 2009 New Zealand Maori Music Awards.

Performances by appointment; ph 06 273 8339, email:

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