New Zealand's nationwide, live, original music, youth event giving young musicians the opportunity to perform live in a professional setting, in venues from Northland to Southland.
Smokefreerockquest 2022, powered by Rockshop, aims to motivate young musicians to strive for success, to realise the opportunities available in music careers, and to encourage their peers to support original New Zealand Music.
The founders Glenn Common and Pete Rainey were honoured with the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2013, and the Taite Music Independent Spirit award in 2021. They continue to lead the team that now runs this New Zealand institution.
Rockquest Promotions has grown considerably since its beginning 34 years ago.
The company is an Aotearoa owned and operated organisation that exists to serve creative youth and their communities. The team, spread over Nelson and Auckland, is committed to creating opportunities for rangatahi nationwide to participate in a high-quality arts experience and develop their skills.
Alongside Smokefreerockquest, the team at Rockquest Promotions also runs Smokefree Tangata Beats, Rockshop Bandquest, Showquest, Toi, OnScreen, and Stills.
General Manager & Event Manager
Communications Manager & Event Manager
Director / Co-founder
Director / Co-founder & Event Manager
Partnerships & Projects Managerkelsey@rockquest.co.nz
We’ve been talking to a bunch of amazing NZ artists about their musical journey and songwriting process. They have generously shared their knowledge, experience, tips and advice.
We are always adding to our collection of artist profiles - from the likes of No Comply, Tomorrow People, Kaylee Bell, There's A Tuesday & heaps more! These profiles are written by the artist especially for YOU - the Smokefreerockquest participants and next generation of musicans!
We are extremely grateful for our wonderful sponsors.
Without them, Smokefreerockquest would not be possible.
EHARA KOE I A IA!
We’d love to hear from you:
Instagram - @rockquest
Facebook - @rockquest
YouTube - @rockquest
Email us – firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone us – (03) 545 6574
Write to us – PO Box 568, Nelson