Ten Little Kiwi Birds is being released in three versions, English, Bilingual, and Te Reo Māori to ensure the song could be enjoyed by every whanau, kura and preschool in New Zealand. The song is a collaboration between Itty Bitty Beats and children's author Peter Millett.
Lucy Hiku and Jenny Payne a.k.a 'Itty Bitty Beats' make music for little ones with parents in mind.
Parents need to listen to these songs too (on loop at times) so it’s been exciting to hear from grandparents, parents and kids alike that they are enjoying the music.
With the combo of their tertiary music training and parenthood, Jenny and Lucy have found a way to write songs that appeal to the ears of all generations.
In August 2016 Itty Bitty Beats won the Tui Award for Best Children’s Album and Best Children’s Song at the Children’s Music Awards and mentioned at the VZNMA. Since that success, they have been constant nominees in the APRA Children's Music Awards and favourites at Kids festivals nationwide.
They are also supporters for Babyloss Awareness, making beautiful music to raise awareness around this heartbreaking topic.