Korimako Music Video is here!
Check it out!

So flipping excited to share this with you all!
This is our animated music video we’ve been talking about all around the country as we did our 25 shows introducing our debut album Manu, here it is folks!

Illustrated and animated by the legend – Jade Oskar Harvey. An absolute delight to work with, we’re sooo thankful for your endless support with us and our music, and the incredible time and energy you put into this!
3D Compositing and VFX by the man – Benjamin Whorwood, who brought it to life soooo good!
Recorded, mixed & co-produced by our dear friend with the best ears, who put so much love and excitement into this whole album – Vivek Gabriel!
Mastered by Nathan Tiddy!

SUPER thankful for Creative New Zealand who supported us with the nationwide tour, school workshops and this music video!

Musicians who joined us on this track and who we are stoked to have join us in studio for Korimako are:
Samuel Kelsen on Electric Guitar
Christina Looker on Poi
Jocee Tuck on Vibraphone
Eamon Edmundson-Wells on Upright Bass

Music, Lyrics, vocals, Acoustic Guitar, claps and all the other lil sounds by Charles and Emily Looker… Aro!



Manu Album Release Show | Auckland

Photography by Hayden Box

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Aro’s Summer Tour #2


Hayden Box Photography


Aroha nui!

Thanks to EVERYONEEE who helped us with our Kickstarter campaign! The album is recorded and on it’s way! Feb 15th 2018 it’ll be everywhereeee


Nationwide Tour Numero Uno!


From Leigh Sawmill Cafe right down to South Sea Hotel on Stewart Island we went, sharing our music in 17 different spaces with kiwi’s and travellers from all over the place!

March 9th | Leigh Sawmill | w. The Low Low | Leigh | TICKETS at UTR
March 14th | Butter Factory | Whangarei | Koha
March 15th | Milk & Honey | Whangarei | Koha
March 18th | Deep Dreek Brewery | Browns Bay | Free Show
March 25th | The Bunker | Auckland | $10 on the door
April 1st | Tairua Beach Club | Tairua | Free Show with set menu
April 2nd | The Old Mill House | Tairua | Free Show
April 7th | Paisley Stage | Napier | $10 on the door
April 29th | Blue Smoke | Christchurch | Koha
May 4th | Dee’s Cafe | Dunedin | Koha
May 6th | Bellamy’s Gallery | Dunedin | $10 on the door
May 11th | South Sea Hotel | Stewart Island | Free Show
May 13th | Level One Bar | Invercargill | Dine & Listen for free
May 16th | World Bar | Queenstown | Free show
May 18th | Sombrero’s | Queenstown | Free show
May 19th | Queenstown Market 1-3pm | Queenstown
May 19th | Sherwood | W. Nicole Andrews | Queenstown | TICKETS at UTR
May 25th | Pub on the Wharf | Queenstown | Free Show
May 26th | Muskets & Moonshine | Queenstown | Free Show
May 27th | Redcliff Cafe | Te Anau | Free Show


We moved into our little home on wheels in December 2017, and decided to put an ep together with some of our songs, recorded from inside our very own Jamba (that’s the van!) over the last few months whilst on the road!
Below is our fav one buy you can check the rest out right here! The audio can also be found on BandCamp here.


We moved out of our home and into our van on December 16th to pursue full time music, it all started with backyard gigs, a campground tour and a whole heap of wedding singing along the way!

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Kumeu Live!


Single Release


I’m delighted to share with you the most recent release of our duo Aro, this is our song – ‘A hymn of faith’. Check it out online HERE

Thankful to all the people who were involved in bringing this music to life with us- Vivek Gabriel, Nick Dow and Pascal Roggen, as well as all the kind souls who helped us fun this!

Isn’t this cover art by Huia just beautiful!?

ARO hymn of Faith



The Courtyard release for ‘Aro EP’!
29th July 2017

Photography by Beka Hope




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“This is currently my go-to album to take a break from the world and let the music wash over me.” – Corinne Rutherford |muzic.net.nz

Incredible voices…gave us goosebumps! And such awesome chemistry. A pleasure to listen to and watch.” – Sophie Greenly | Concert Goer – Queenstown

“This authentic and talented duo played at Leigh Sawmill Cafe last night and deserved many more encores! Their voices together are magical, with some lyrics in Te Reo Māori and amazing looping skills…seriously worth watching! Kia ora” –  Eva Tui | Concert Goer – Leigh

“Love the musical gel linking the wairua in your voices. Kia kaha. Meinga meinga” – Jeanne Kelber Hill | Concert Goer – Paeroa

“This is lively and cheerful yet at the same time inspiring and engaging. I was completely captivated by the stories told through the birds and I very much look forward to seeing Aro perform this album live.” – Corinne Rutherford | Muzic.net album review

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