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Te Vaka

Te Vaka

Other / South Pacific Fusion / Te Vaka music Sydney, NSW, AU  AU
Pate Pate
Pate Pate
Kaluve Pepe
Kaluve Pepe


TE VAKA - PATE PATE Radio remix.


  • 2012

    Dec 22

    Tempe, NSW, AU | 12:00pm

    Livy and the Hula Dolls are on at 8.30pm. This is going to be an incredible show - be prepared to be entertained. There are 40 bands throughout the day.

  • 2011

    Dec 10

    Pago Pago, AS | 6:00pm

    Te Vaka live in Concert. Time of performance to be advised.

  • 2011

    Nov 10

    Scottsdale, AZ, US | 7:30pm

    Te Vaka live in concert

  • 2011

    Nov 6

    Kauai, HI, US | 8:00pm

    Te Vaka in concert

  • 2011

    Nov 4

    Kamuela, HI, US | 8:00pm

    Te Vaka concert


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  • Jessica Brown (Artist)
    Jessica Brown
    This music is Alive!! I love your sound! Great work!
  • AWE.SOME (Artist)
    Great music, Te Vaka!:))) Stay unique as you are and sincere in what you do! Cheers!:)))
  • Ali Hughes (Artist)
    Ali Hughes
    I've listened to your music since the year 2004. So much love. Never stop!
  • Rock of Ages (Artist)
    Rock of Ages
    Heard you here, became a fan and liked your Facebook. Follow us on @martzician to receive daily tweets of classic rock trivia! #RockTrivia
  • JGoth (Artist)
    nice tracks! If ya get a chance check mine, love any input
  • The Lost Will Follow (Artist)
    The Lost Will Follow
    Pate pate is amazing! Great work! Keep it up!


  • Opetaia Foai
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  • Te Vaka - the band


Opetaia Foai

Acoustic Guitar, Songwriter, Singer, acoustic guitar, lead log drum


Sounds Like: Paul Simon, Bob Marley, Peter Gabriel, Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, Ali Farke Toure

Label: Warm Earth Records

Manager: Julie Foai

Bio: Te Vaka is a group of musicians and dancers from Tokelau, Tuvalu, Samoa, Cook Islands and New Zealand brought together under the inspired leadership of Opetaia Foa'i. Te Vaka has been enchanting the world with their own brand of South Pacific Fusion since 1997. Using the rhythms of the log drum (...See Full Bio

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“Adrenaline-powered, bare-midriffed, percussion-pulsed, infectiously happy, beautiful people bringing ancient traditions into the modern world...”

— Rick Chatenever, Maui Scene, Hawaii, USA

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Q: Do you have any gigs coming up in New Zealand next year? Kind regards from Wellington

A: Nothing planned at this stage.

Asked by Michael Stephens. Answered on Wed Dec 17 2014

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