Anna Coddington

Anna Coddington

Bio

One of NZ's most acclaimed singer-songwriters, Anna is known for her enchanting live performances & voice.

2020 saw the release of the album, Beams, which saw her exploring her place in the world across 10 tracks as a mother, musician, Māori & human being. The album resulted in multiple nominations at the 2021 Waiata Māori Music Awards and a finalist for the 2021 Taite Music Prize. She followed this up with Mana-Wā-Hine, an EP which featured a collection of waiata performed in te reo Māori. The release saw her win the 2022 Waiata Māori Music Award for Best Māori Album in Te Reo.

Her songwriting prowess which has seen her in the prestigious Silver Scroll songwriting award Top 20 list four times. She is a regular contributor with Fly My Pretties, has performed at NZ’s top music and arts festivals, and has sung her way around the country on numerous tours. Coddington is one of NZ's finest live vocalist, also known for her performances with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra and The Blackbird Ensemble. 

Upcoming Releases

New bilingual project to be released 2024. 

Latest EP Mana Wā-Hine released 2021.

Live Options

Solo or full 5-piece band w/ guitar, drums, keys & bass

Live Highlights

Performed at the Auckland Arts Festival 2021, Newtown Festival, Dunedin Beer Festival, Maorilands Film Festival, Rhythm & Vines, WOMAD, Music In Parks, multiple nationwide tours, plus shows alongside the APO & CSO and tours as a founding member of Fly My Pretties.

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