Hawke’s Bay / Te Matau-a-Māui

Key Dates

Regional Heat


Regional Finals

June 12, 2021 7:00 PM

Municipal Theatre

Video Submission Deadline

Please note that for 2021 there will not be a regional heat for the Hawkes Bay - all acts entered will go directly to the regional final at the Municipal Theatre on Sat 12 June.

What are you waiting for?

Registrations close:
Showquest - March 12
Toi - April 9
OnScreen - July 30

regional results

2020 results

1st place band - Atlantic Wave (Havelock North High School, Taradale High School)
2nd place band - Clouded Lens (Napier Boys' High School)
3rd place band - Astropope (Napier Boys' High School)

1st place solo/duo - Harry Mason (Havelock North High School)
2nd place solo/duo - Kenya Boerman (Napier Girls' High School)

Musicianship Award - Patrick Cooper of Clouded Lens (Napier Boys' High School)
Musicianship Award - Emma Webb of Atlantic Wave (Taradale High School)
Smokefree Best Vocals Award - Harry Young of Astropope (Napier Boys' High School)
APRA Lyric Award - Jessica Arnold (Napier Girls High School)
ZM Best Song Award - Clouded Lens, 2nd song (Napier Boys' High School)
Rockshop Electronic Assist Award - Harry Mason (Havelock North High School)

Relive the experience

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Key Information

We’re all about making this process as straightforward and smooth sailing as possible for you. We are just a phone call or email away if you have any questions!

How it works

It says it in the title! Here you’ll find a step by step guide to how region-wide and nation-wide aspects of the programme works

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Event Info

Here you’ll find 2021 dates, the team behind Smokefreerockquest, history (including past winners and where they're from!), and FAQs

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Check out the awards up for grabs at our regional and national Smokefreerockquest events. Along with the placings for the top bands and solo/duos, we also have songwriting and musicianships awards.

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