“It’s about reestablishment or reclamation of whakaaro Māori because I know our tupuna were emotionally aware and conscious of the power and strength in vulnerability and acknowledging the things that you feel.”

With his debut album releasing this Friday, Teeks discusses the whakaaro that have inspired ‘Something to Feel’ and the impact he hopes the album will have.

This is part of our new reo Māori series, Ohinga, created by Mahi Tahi Media, with funding from Te Māngai Pāho.

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