Waahuu Creations

Mission Statement

To enhance exposure of Māori in the arena of performing arts, language and culture


  • To share Māori language, music and culture with the world and inspire self-management, independence and security
  • To energize, liberate and educate all people by providing a positive environment in which to learn
  • 'Werohia - challenge yourself ... pass the limits ... grasp the idea and enter it ...'

- these are some of the ideas we share


WaaHuu Creations was established in Wellington in 1999. The Directors are Toni Huata and Adrian Wagner.Internationally, WaaHuu Creations have developed markets throughout the USA, Europe, Pacific and Asia.More recently, WaaHuu was represented at the Womex World Music Expo in Spain (4x), Hungary, Wales, Germany and Rotterdam (16-01), AWME (Melbourne 15 - 12).They are also the first company to have a Māori artist - Toni Huata - headline at the world-renowned jazz club, Ronnie Scotts, in London.

Core business: 

Event management, Music performance, drama performance, show production and direction, youth drama & performance training, team building, motivational speaking, Māori culture, music and movement workshop facilitation, retail and distribution.

National clients:

NZ Music Comission, Sounds Aotearoa, New Zealand International Festival of the Arts, City Gallery Wellington, Circa, Downstage and Te Whaea Theatres (Wellington), Tourism New Zealand, Pasifika Festival - Auckland City, Whitireia Performing Arts and Music Course, Taki Rua Theatre and Productions, Te Rākau Hua o te Wao Tapu Theatre Company, Theta Trust, Te Waka Pū Whenua Trust, Te Ahi Kaa Trust, Health Sponsorship - Auahi Kore, ALAC - Manaaki Tangata, Pataka Museum of Arts and Culture, Te Waka Toi - Creative New Zealand, Toi Māori Aotearoa, Te Māngai Pāho (Māori Broadcasting Funding Agency), Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori (Māori Language Commission), E Tū Whānau - Safer Communities, Te Puni Kōkiri - Te Pū Harakeke, Auckland City, Hutt City, Porirua City, Napier City and Wellington City Councils and more recently SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music - Toi te arapūoru.  


Honolulu, Hawaii - USA , London - UK, Rotterdam - Holland , Barcelona - Spain , Basauri, Basque Country Essen - Germany, Cadiff - Wales, Shanghai - China , Budapest - Hungary , Vienna - Austria , Sydney & Melbourne - Australia , Palau , Solomon Islands , Rarotonga - Cook Islands , Samoa and Tahiti.

We are happy to work with all ages, cultures and creeds. If you have a project, education programme, conference, exhibition, event or festival you require assistance with or you would like to book our workshop, show or retail, please contact us on:


Te Whanganui-ā-Tara/Wellington, Aotearoa/New Zealand
Phone: + 64 21 639 790 , Email:  waahuu@xtra.co.nz