2013 – Paradise by Waimarie Smith

“Paradise” by Kerikeri native Waimarie Smith was composed while a boarding student at St Peter’s School in Cambridge, and since then has become a true Kiwi school classic. The NZ Sign Language version of this beautiful waiata has over 120,000 hits on YouTube!

Waimarie was Mentored by taonga puoro artist Horomona Horo and Three Houses Down keyboardist Tonga Vaea.