Nanga Mai Award recipient

Congratulations Rhiana Leaupepe Perkins, recipient of the Nanga Mai Award for her outstanding achievement in performing, creative arts and visual arts.

Rhiana is a very talented student in both dance and music; she has received numerous awards for both music and dance. She featured on the AIME music video in 2017 and was also a member of the Bangarra Youth Program. Keep an eye out for Rhiana in the future – she is an extremely talented young lady who, with her dance and vocal abilities, is destined for fame.


Photo courtesy of Nanga Mai Awards and

Story contributed by Tracey Kingi from Tweed River High School. Published in 2018.