Born Jun 22, 1961

Moana Maree Maniapoto MNZM is a New Zealand singer, songwriter and documentary maker.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Moana.


1961 Birth Born on June 22, 1961.


1987 26 Years Old In 1987, she released "Kua Makona," as part of an effort to show N Z youth the consequences of alcohol abuse, and the song even featured in the Recording Industry Association of New Zealand Top 50 singles chart. … Read More


2003 42 Years Old Moana won the grand prize at the 2003 International Songwriting Competition with her song "Moko". … Read More
2004 43 Years Old In the 2004 Queen's Birthday Honours List, Moana was appointed Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit.
2006 45 Years Old In 2006, Moana and the Tribe completed a 25 gig tour of Europe and had the distinction of being the first New Zealand band known to have performed in the former Soviet Union - playing at a private party hosted in Moscow's First Club, then at Le Club.
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Moana released her fourth album Wha in May 2008.
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