Māori & Pasifika Creators take out top prizes at the TikTok 2023 Awards

Publish Date
Friday, 8 December 2023, 3:46PM

Last night, on the 7th of December the 2023 TikTok Awards, presented by CeraVe, took place at Sydney's Hordern Pavilion. All the biggest viral trends, talented creators, and most talked-about TikTok moments of 2023 rolled in to celebrate the best and most creative moments of the year! πŸ₯

TikTok handed out ten awards celebrating the success of creators on the app. The first-ever NZ Creator of the Year 2023 award left Judah Metu-Teaukura with a trophy to add to her collection and was presented by 2022 'For Good' award winner, author, mental health advocate, and host of the Hope is Real podcast Jazz Thornton. 😍


Watch Judah receiving the NZ Creator of the Year 2023 award! ❀️

Judah and Jazz's fellow Kiwi and reo Māori advocate, Paaka Davis took the top prize for LIVE Creator of the Year 2023.

Your 2023 TikTok Awards Winners:
● LIVE Creator of the Year - Paaka Davis (@paakadavis)
● NZ Creator of the Year - Judah Metu-Teaukura (@judaxx)
● Creator of the Year - Indy Clinton (@indyclinton)
● Video of the Year - Fitzroy Garage Party (@andydavie)
● TikTok for Good - Sean Skeels & Marley Whatarau (@getdownwithsandm)
● Comedy Creator of the Year - Tom Reese & Kell Reese (@reesebros)
● Sport Creator of the Year - CommBank Matildas (@matildas)
● Music Act of the Year - Peach PRC (@peachprc)
● International Creator of the Year - Chris Olsen (@chris)
● TikTok Business of the Year - Sarah Emilia (@sarahemiliaofficial)


How good does Jazz look on the red carpet?! 😍


Listen to Jazz Thornton's Hope Is Real Podcast here!

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