The full list of awards for Manawatū are:
Band 1: Powercut from Otaki College
Band 2: DAHLIA from Nga Tawa Diocesan School & Freyberg High School
Band 3: Lucid from Feilding High School & Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu
Solo/Duo 1: Madeleine Cook from Awatapu College
Solo/Duo 2: FreeBird from Waiopehu College
Rockshop Electronic Performance: James Stent from Kapiti College.
Smokefree Tangata Beats Award: Stellar Talauta Palmerston North Girls’ High School
Best Vocals: DAHLIA from Nga Tawa Diocesan School & Freyberg High School
Musicianship: Faith Rankin (Drums) of Obsolete from Paraparaumu College & Freddy Sayer (Keyboard & Vocal) of Powercut from Otaki College
ZM Best Song: Lucid from Feilding High School & Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu
APRA Lyric Writers’ Award: Stellar Talauta from Palmerston North Girls’ High School
The top bands, solo/duo's and Smokefree Tangata Beats acts now submit footage for national final selection.
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