Chris Powley

Ngati Whatua

Is one of those rare commodities you find in the music industry that can sing, dance, entertain and has that charismatic wow factor.
Chris is an entertainer who has studied the arts of the industry in the glare of the spotlight from 8 years old.

With a vocal range that is second to none he enjoys singing many styles of music. 

A versatile talent that has performed amidst the likes of Andrea Bocelli, Sir Howard Morrison, Sir  John Rowles, Leo Sayer, Bonnie Tyler, Sir Elton John, The Topp Twins, to name but a few and has toured extensively throughout the world performing in some of the worlds most well known concert halls such as the Sydney Opera House and the Greek Theatre.  


For the past sixteen years he has been an ambassador for New Zealand showcasing his indigenous Maori culture and the serene beauty of his country on board a plethora of major cruise lines around the globe.

Crediting hundreds of  shows at New Zealand’s Auckland Sky City Casino as Entertainment Director for the Daytime Variety Shows his rich tones are also often heard on well-known television/radio commercials here and abroad with corporate names Vero (Bull in a China Shop which won commercial of the decade) KFC / Burger King / Nintendo / Cotton Soft Singing toilet Roll / And currently playing FMG plus so many more.

Awarded the New Zealand Scroll of Honour for his years of dedication and contribution within the entertainment industry and the NZ Comedy Award & NZ Best Male Vocalist it is plan to see why Chris is one of Aotearoa's most sort after and admired entertainers.

 Chris has a natural ability to organise and direct major entertainment events.

  such as Kawerau Christmas in the Park from 2015 - 2020 & Lakeside Rotorua, and is currently working on two huge outdoor charitable concerts in Tamaki Makaurau (Auckland New Zealand)

When not headlining on cruise ships or hosting corporate events or  performing with groups like The Howard Morrison Quartet / Queenstown Hitmen Motown Show / Under the Table Comedy Show / The Chris & Chet Show / A Tribute to Elvis and many of his other favourite groups and colleagues he is in the recording studio.  Chris's last album THEVOICE reached gold status in New Zealand and he has just finished work on another album The Voice Of Legends which is due for release 2021.