Ora Taukamo - songwriter and singer, recently won
Ora is from Whareponga a small place on the east coast near Gisborne, Te Aitanga A Mate te Hapu, Ko Hotohoto te awa, Ngati Porou te iwi.
Ora has always loved singing and song writing. From a young age, she could be found singing in her room, in the shower and wherever she could take her guitar.
She hopes her soulful singing and thought provoking lyrics will encourage people to ive life and be happy.