Melody Gray-Hohepa wins the Junior Maioha Award

Melody Gray-Hohepa wins the national Junior Maioha Award for 2019

The 2019 Junior Maioha Award,  best song in Te Reo Maori in the Lion Foundation Songwriting Competition has been won by Melody Gray-Hohepa from Kaipara College, Auckland with her song 'Pamamae'

"Melody (Gray-Hohepa) is a true role model within our school whanau. Through her song "Pamamae" Melody has created a message relating to suicide and the need for us to express our aroha and support for each other, always. Her kaupapa of helping others  can be heard, and felt through her lyrics and the way she delivers them".

Nick Roberts, Deputy Principal - Kaipara College

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