Ora Barlow-Tukaki has toured professionally for 15 years and is a highly skilled musician, singer, workshop facilitator, and storyteller. She co-founded and toured the world with three successful collaborative music projects - Manuhiri, Planet Woman, and Pacific Curls. She has co-created with many international artists and projects. Maori Television produced a documentary about her political activism against oil exploitation in her tribal lands in the series called I know a sheila like that. Ora was a vocalist and musician in two world premieres of Red Sky’s works including The Great Lakes (2018) and Trace (2018). Ora lives in Te Kaha and is of Te Whanau-a-Apanui and English Descent.