Southland / Murihiku

Key Dates

Regional Heat


Regional Finals

June 17, 2021 7:00 PM

Civic Theatre

Video Submission Deadline


What are you waiting for?

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

regional results

2020 results -

1st place band - Polarised (James Hargest College)
2nd place band - 46 South (Gore High School)
3rd place band - The Terrace (James Hargest College)

1st place solo/duo - Michael Kuresa (Southland Boys’ High School)
2nd place solo/duo - Marea & Chantelle (Verdon College)

Smokefree Tangata Beats - Kate McNaughton (James Hargest College)
Musicianship Award - Angelo Rosario of 46 South (Gore High School)
Musicianship Award - Ailin Pekar, of The Terrace (James Hargest College)
Smokefree Best Vocals Award - Ella Cupit of 46 South (Gore High School)
APRA Lyric Award - Marea Malinao and Chantelle Talaese (Verdon College)
ZM Best Song Award - Polarised, first song (James Hargest College)
Rockshop Electronic Assist Award - Michael Kuresa (Southland Boys' High School)

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Key Information

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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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