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Tangi Reka Music Awards

Tangi Reka Music Awards

Preparations for the inaugural Tangi Reka Music Awards are in full swing and the public are urged to make nominations for their favourite singer, musician, band and composer.

The Tangi Reka Arts and Cultural Trust recently announced that nominations for the awards are open till 5pm on Friday 4th July 2014, giving the public around 6 weeks to get their nominations in.

The Awards take place on Saturday 11th October in Auckland, and will recognise and celebrate icons of Cook Islands music both past and present.

Project Leader Noo Pare expects a huge number of nominations will be made. “This is a first” says Mr Pare “ Never before have we honoured those people who have contributed to the growth and development of Cook Islands music, and over the last 50 years we have seen some great performers, composers, and producers, come and go – it is time to recognise them and show them the respect that they deserve”.

He also says that the Awards are special because the focus is not on competition. “We want people to understand that these are recognition awards” says Mr Pare “It isn’t about choosing who is best, it is about honouring anyone who has shared their talent and made an impact on Cook Islands music as a whole”.

Cook Islanders will be celebrated over 16 categories that night.

1. Cook Islands Male Artist Award

2. Cook Islands Female Artist Award

3. Cook Islands Musician Award

4. Cook Islands String Band Award

5. Cook Islands Electric Band Award

6. Cook Islands Contemporary Band Award

7. Cook Islands Singing Group Award

8. Cook Islands Composers Award

9. Cook Islands Record Producers Award

10. Cook Islands Cultural Groups Award

11. Cook Islands Music – Roa Te Tuatau Award

12. Advocates of Cook Islands Music Award

Special Categories

13. Greatest Songs

14. Hall Of Fame

15. Media Award

16. Cook Islanders in Mainstream

A full explanation of each category is available on the awards website

www.tangirekamusicawards.org

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

1. Nominations for the Tangi Reka Music Awards close 5pm Friday 4 July 2014 (NZ Time)

2. All nominations must be made using the official nomination form - this form is available at

www.tangirekamusicawards.org or by emailing info@tangireka.org The nomination form can also be downloaded and returned by post to;

Tangi Reka Music Awards

PO Box 43015

Mangere

Auckland 2022

New Zealand

3. All physical forms must be received before 5pm Friday 4 July 2014 (NZ Time).

4. Nominations will be accepted from any person or persons 18 years and older.

5. Nominations will be accepted for any nominee - whether residing in New Zealand, the

Cook Islands, Australia or anywhere else in the world - as long as the nominee is eligible under the Category Terms and Conditions.

6. Nominations will be accepted for any nominee whether living or not.

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