Nelson / Whakatū

Key Dates

Regional Heat

May 8, 2021

Regional Final

June 11, 2021

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

2020 regional results

1st place band - Muted (Nayland College)
2nd place band - The Few (Waimea College, Garin College)
3rd place band - Sugarloaf (Nayland College, Correspondence School)

1st place solo/duo - Emily Vartha (Nelson College for Girls)
2nd place solo/duo - Phoebe (Motueka High School)
3rd place solo/duo - Zac Griffith (Garin College)

Smokefree Tangata Beats - Imani-J (Nelson College For Girls Prep School)
Musicianship Award - Maisie Lucas of Parallel Park (Nayland College)
Musicianship Award - Malachi Stephenson of QuarterLife Crisis (Nelson College)
Smokefree Best Vocals Award - Brooklyn Hardiman of QuarterLife Crisis (Nelson College For Girls)
APRA Lyric Award - Elysia Bronte (Garin College)
ZM Best Song Award - Soul Serenity, 1st song (Motueka High School)
Rockshop Electronic Assist Award - Devmode and SamC (Waimea College)

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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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Prizes

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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