Hareruia AperahamaNgatipikiahu, Ngatiwaewae, Ngatitutemohuta, Turangitukua, Ngati Tuwharetoa; Ngati Kuri, Te Aupouri, Ngati WhaatuaSinger/Songwriter/Illustrator
Hareruia ‘RUIA’ Aperahama is a gifted singer/songwriter comfortable in traditional or contemporary musical environments. He is one of the few composers to emerge from New Zealand with such multi-dimensional musical gifts. (WOMAD)
2012 Arts Foundation Award Recipients announced
02 Oct 2012
$405,000 was distributed to 9 artists at the 2012 Macquarie Private Wealth New Zealand Arts Awards, held last night (2 October) in the Cloud, Auckland.
YOU CALL THIS ART
Film director Fiona Samuel, performance artist Shigeyuki Kihara and singer-songwriter Ruia Aperahama discuss their very different approaches to creating art with Paul Bushnell. Music critic Nick Bollinger also contributes.
Ruia Aperahama - recipient of a 2012 Arts Foundation Laureate Award
Ruia Aperahama was the recipient of one of five Arts Foundation Laureate Awards announced at the Macqaurie Private Wealth New Zealand Arts Awards, held in the Cloud, Auckland, on 2 October.