Taisha is currently based in Australia but she returns frequently to New Zealand for performances. She can perform as a solo artiste or with any number of musicians and singers.
Taisha’s voice and delivery is unique and she is an incredibly engaging singer to watch perform. She has enjoyed a huge career on stage, performing with her own bands and acts including a ten-day sell-out tour of the United States. Her own debut single “I’ll Go” received widespread airplay in NZ and featured on NZ On Air’s #6 Hit Disc.
Taisha was born in Napier, New Zealand, the daughter of a European mother and a Maori father. Her love of music was evident from a very young age. By the time she was ten Taisha was singing at and winning country music competitions. She spent hours in her room as a teenager, singing and playing her guitar and composing songs. From performing in a high school band, at the age of fifteen she went on to perform in various bands around New Zealand and Australia. Her first debut on television was at the young age of seventeen, singing on a variety show with a six-piece band. She hasn’t looked back since.
After a huge career based in NZ, Taisha is now living in Australia where as well as performing and recording, she has set up and is the Director of a new music studio where she is teaching and coaching vocalists for live and recording performances, in particular working with young people.
Taisha has performed at many concerts both locally and internationally, including the opening of the Commonwealth Games in 1990 in New Zealand as well as the Netball World Cup 2009 with her original songs ‘Karanga’. This song was voted ‘Best Song’ 2009.