Matiu the Hook Te Huki

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Matiu Te Huki Musician has a back ground in traditional Maori performing arts, theatre and fronting great bands with his powerful yet smooth, unique voice. He has performed with the likes of Fat Freddie's drop, Rhombus, Pitch Black, Tiki Taane, Anika Moa and many more of New Zealand's top artists.

Matiu "The Hook" Te Huki is known for his amazing vocal skills and energy, his ability to powerfully connect with, hold and lift a crowd whilst either fronting a band or as a solo artist. Matiu intuitively nurtures a deep connection with his audience creating the energy that opens portals of paradise.

As a singer songwriter, the soul stirring messages in Matiu's music are positive, inspiring and unifying. His music has a strong Maori flavour using haka, chants and traditional Maori instruments.

The music itself is soulful roots with grabbing grooves, deep dub with beautiful bass, funk and a bit of hip hop. His performing name "The Hook" relates to his ingeniously created melody hooks and crafted bass lines that stick with you long after the song finishes

Matiu was the founding member of the popular NZ roots band Homefire Burning and now leads his band My Golden Soul. Matiu "The Hook" loves to improvise, collaborate and express himself freely.

You can get a taste of his sound on YouTube.

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More information

LocationThe Old Stone Butter Factory, 8 Butter Factory Lane, Whangarei
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Cost No Charge
RestrictionsAll Ages

Venue details

Address8 Butter Factory Lane
Phone09 430 0044
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About this Venue

Come on in and relax in our fabulous 100 yr old stone building, the coolest place in summer and the coziest in winter!

Craft beers, unique NZ wines, cheese, simple hearty food.

Theatre, film, music and family friendly!