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The Pacific Music Awards 2007

The Pacific Music Awards 2007

This year the Pacific Music Awards completes NZ Music Month with an impressive show celebrating Pacific Music and Pacific Artists. This time round there is 8 awards up for grabs!

Niu Fm Best Pacific Music Album
Spacifix - ‘Much Love’; Vaniah Toloa - ‘Tukua’; Amene - ‘In Your Name We Pray’.

Radio 531pi Best Pacific Group
Ill Semantics - ‘Good Musik’; Nesian Mystik - ‘Freshmen’; Spacifix - ‘Much Love’.

APRA Best Pacific Song
Spacifix – ‘Gotta Get Like This’; Aaradhna – ‘I Love You Too’; Vaniah Toloa – ‘Tukua’

Niu FM Best Pacific Hip Hop Artist
John Chong-Nee - ’Just Getting By On Love’; PNC - ‘Rookie Card’; Ill Semantics - ‘Good Musik’

NZ Music Commission Best Pacific Male Artist
JXN - ‘Fuata Niue’; John Chong-Nee – ‘Just Getting By On Love’; PNC - ‘Rookie Card’

CMDHB - smokefree Best Pacific Female Artist
Sara-Jane Auva’a - ‘Merry Christmas’; Aaradhna - ‘I Love You’; Sarah Halatutavaha - ‘Tau Fuata Niue’

In addition, there will be awards given out to the Phillip Fuemana Most Promising Artist Award and the much coveted Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs Lifetime Achievement Award.

The ceremony will take place on Thursday 31st of May, the last day of NZ Music Month. It is an excellent chance to celebrate all that is great about the music this country is producing. The show boasts live performances from prominent artists such as John Chong-Nee, Pacific Expressions, Annie Puletiuatoa, Ridlah, The Sitivis and PNC.

The event is all ages and open to the public, so kids can pop along for a bit of red carpet action and to rub shoulders with some of New Zealand’s hottest Pacific talent! Plus one lucky audience member will be going home with a trip for two to Tonga!
Tickets are available through TicketDirect. You can give them a call on 0800 4 TICKET, or book online at www.ticketdirect.co.nz. The tickets start at $15 for children and students, $20 for adults and for a family nights entertainment you can get the family package for $60 which includes four tickets.

The 2007 Pacific Music Awards
8pm, Thursday May 31st
TelstraClear Pacific, 770-834 Great South Road, Manukau City
www.pacificmusicawards.org.nz

This is the BEST of New Zealand’s Pacific talent and it’s all in one show! See you there.


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