Mister Meana

This act is no longer performing, but check out our range of current acts at our sister site Christchurch Entertainment Bureau


To deliver a variety of music which is also diverse in style and appeals to all age groups. To provide this in a manner that is entertaining and audience responsive. To associate with clients and agencies in a way which demonstrates our professionalism and work ethic.


Mister Meana was established in 1990. The band has played at numerous functions for a variety of clients, they include:

  • Cancer Society
  • Harcourts N.Z.
  • Child Cancer Foundation
  • G.L. Bowron Ltd
  • Ashburton High School Ball/PTA
  • South Island Advertising Awards
  • World Paraplegic Games
  • NZ Law Society
  • P.D.L Industries
  • Fairlie PTA

Although most recently our clients have been from the corporate sector, we have in the past enjoyed playing for private functions such as weddings, 50th birthdays and social clubs.

Band Members

Every band member without exception has been in the music industry for many years, all having experienced either professional or semi-professional careers.

Pania Tapara – Lead vocalist. “I believe a band can make or break a night. I know that people have a fantastic night with Mister Meana”.

Peter Burdon – Keyboards/vocalist.

Michael Davis – Guitarist.

Kevin Taylor – Bass Player.

Wayne Allen – Drummer.

Robin Cocks – Trumpet Player.

Russell Officer – Trumpet Player.


Our band has attained a high level of respect and support from previous and ongoing clients. The basis of which is due to our professionalism and our ability to perform. We have no doubt that future clients will feel the same.\