Auckland, New Zealand



Descending from Te Tai Tokerau, Tauranga Moana and Ngāti Kahungunu ki Te Wairoa, award-winning Māori neo soul, pop funk artist, MOHI has enchanted global audiences with his mesmerizing music. With a profound connection to his cultural heritage, MOHI seamlessly blends neosoul, pop and funk with Māori influences, creating a captivating sound that resonates deeply. His upcoming EP project
“Elements of Aroha” is highly anticipated as he continues to push musical boundaries and explore his artistic voice.

From humble beginnings, MOHI's talent has garnered critical acclaim and industry recognition. He was awarded the title of Most Promising Emerging Artist of 2022 at the prestigious Waiata Māori Music Awards, solidifying his rising star status. Additionally, his exceptional work as a songwriter has earned him recognition as a finalist for both the coveted APRA Silver Scrolls Award and the APRA Maioha Award at this year’s APRA Silver Scrolls, showcasing his lyrical prowess and musical artistry.

Infusing his music with Māori language, traditional instruments, and thought-provoking lyrics, MOHI uses his platform to celebrate his heritage and language within the music scene. His latest EP project promises to be a remarkable showcase of his artistic growth, an elevated sound opening a new realm for reo Māori music


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