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Homai Te Pakipaki - 2015 Grand Final

Television (Full Length Episode) – 2015

The scattering of onlookers, crew, friends and whānau, literally gasp.
– Josē Barbosa on reaction to Ora Taukamu rehearsing 'One and Only', before the show, website The Spinoff, 29 December 2015
They’ve come from all around the country, they’re a variety of ages, iwi, backgrounds, experience and singing styles – the one thing they’ve got in common is that they can all really belt it out.
– Longtime Homai Te Paki Paki producer Erina Tamepo
Nobody is prepped. Our singers know it’s all about the skill they’ve brought with them that night…It’s the realness, and I’m pretty sure that’s what the viewers like about the show.
– Onetime presenter Te Haumua Nikora in the Sunday Star-Times, 27 September 2009