MSA 2019 Entertainment

Denis Marsh

Dennis Marsh is a New Zealand country music singer and television presenter, best known for his series of popular albums in the 2010s and for hosting the country music TV show My Country Song. He is New Zealand’s best selling country music artist.

The Koi Boys

For almost a decade, the charismatic all-singing, all-dancing, all-harmonising The Koi Boys, have been crooning, dancing and entertaining as a collective, ranging from Motown classics through to current pop hits. The Koi Boys are made up of Danny Faifai, Kevin Keepa and Ngahere “Nuz”
Ngatai, The Koi Boys made their charismatic first appearance on The Voice Australia. The first ever trio to perform on the show, their energy,
character, enthusiasm and genre-spanning talent made them a hit among fans, both locally and most recently across the Tasman. Knocked out
before the finals, the band’s eviction caused outrage on social media and had Jessie J fielding interviews surrounding her decision to send them

Their passionate fans stayed with them, following their live shows and online recorded performances. One of their videos on YouTube, a cover of Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass” has racked up over a million views.

Whirimako Black, Ngatapa Black & Mareikura Nathan

Three generations of singers together on stage.

Whirimako Black MNZM is a New Zealand Māori recording artist and actress. Black sings mostly in the Māori language, uses traditional Māori musical forms and collaborates with traditional taonga pūoro instruments.

Ngatapa Black comes with considerable singing and songwriting credentials, she is the daughter of Whirimako Black and Elsewhere came across her when she released her Black Light album.

Mareikura Nathan, granddaughter and up and coming singer. Just released Skies Fallin on the album Pao Pao Pao, Vol. 1.