Dame Kiri Te Kanawa was recently named the Iconic New Zealander of the Year at the 2012 World Class New Zealand Awards
This is an amazing story about a young man who played NFL but dreamed of being an opera singer
2010 has been a very busy and productive year for the Foundation
During the year Dame Kiri takes time out from her international concert schedule to mentor and coach small groups of young singers studying in the UK.
For some time Dame Kiri had felt that the Foundation needed be able to react quicker to assess opportunities to support talented New Zealand singers.