Maimoa Music's Te Reo video tops the list of NZ’s most watched YouTube clips of 2017

For the first time ever, a video in Te Reo has topped the list of New Zealand's top trending YouTube videos of 2017. 

Maimoa Music's single, Wairua, has racked up 3.1 million views since May. 

Maimoa Music is a collective group of 12 young Maori artists. 

The collective of young Maori artists have released the track We Are Human in the hopes of raising awareness about everyday struggles. Source: Te Karere

It's not the only video in Te Reo to make the list, with a cover of the waitata Tiaho mai ra by Jessica and Tiana Waru coming in at number nine.