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MĀNGERE LOVE | 27 May, 10am-12.30pm | Māngere Town Centre Courtyard (next to the Library)

The annual Māngere Love concert this year doubles as Māngere’s official NZ Music Month celebrations; held within the popular Māngere Town Centre courtyard, it’s an opportunity for our local music community and youth to hone their skills in front of a large appreciative audience, and to also connect with music industry professionals they might not normally have access to.

The live concert features performances by local up and coming talent including SUPA Performing Arts, CMPA Students of Te Wānanga O Aotearoa and many more, alongside feature artists Swiss, Poetik and LaCoco.

MĀNGERE LOVE: FROM LYRIC PAGE TO THE STAGE WORKSHOPS | 27 May, 12.30pm – 4.30pm | Māngere Arts Centre

This year, the Māngere Love concert will be followed by a complimentary series of invaluable music workshops at the Māngere Arts Centre called “From Lyric Page to the Stage”.

Carefully curated with the help of award winning local Music & Sound Producer Anonymouz, these free workshops will cover the main skills required to excel and flourish in the New Zealand Music Industry today, delivered by well-known industry practitioners at the top of their craft.  



12.30pm – 12.45pm: “SONGWRITING” – Feleti Strickson-Pua (Nesian Mystik) & SWISS

NZ Music stars Swiss (Reggae) & Feleti Strickson-Pua (Hip Hop) both discuss various insights and tips into how they approach the art of songwriting.

12.50pm – 1.35pm: “MUSIC PRODUCTION” - KINGS

Producer/ Artist Kings will have some of his studio gear on hand to dissect his number one Hit “Don’t Worry Bout It” live on screen. A brilliant opportunity to see first hand what elements and techniques went into creating a proven successful track.


An ever increasingly important part of the industry these days is making sure your music has a visual presence out in the media/ content dominant audience landscape. These two veterans who’ve delivered many professional videos for Illegal Muzik share tips on how to maximise results in this realm.

2.30pm – 3.15pm: “AIRPLAY” - NIU FM & MAI FM (Nadia Marsh & Philip Bell)

Pacific Media Network & Mai FM share invaluable information about how to prepare and present your music for it’s best shot at getting played on air.


With skills honed over many local and international tours over many years, veteran frontman Charlie Pome’e from the famed Three Houses Down shares insights and tips on how to effectively connect to and engage a crowd.

Admission: FREE

Brought to you with the support of:

·         Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Arts

·         Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board

·         Māngere Town Centre

·         Māngere Arts Centre

·         Zeal Eventbox

·         Niu FM

·         RAN Events