Key Dates




June 26, 2021 7:00 PM

Whanganui Opera House

Video Submission Deadline


What are you waiting for?

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

regional results



The full list of awards for Whanganui is:  

Band 1: Jansen and the AMPS - Whanganui High School

Band 2: Strïthe - Whanganui City College

Band 3: Onism - Whanganui High School

Solo/Duo 1: Jessamy Cottis - Rangitikei College

Solo/Duo 2: Jansen - Whanganui High School

Smokefree Tangata Beats Award: Toa Te Ra - Whanganui High School

ZM People’s Choice: Hiraeth - Ruapehu College

Rockshop Electronic Performance: Onism - Whanganui High School

Best Vocals: The Otherside - Whanganui High School

Musicianship: Bass player from The Striknien Deluxe - Whanganui High School

Musicianship: Keyboardist from Strïthe - Whanganui City College

ZM Best Song: Periwinkle Blue - Whanganui High School

APRA Lyric Writers’ Award: Jessamy Cottis - Rangitikei College

The Stomach Future Recording Artist Award: GECKO - Whanganui 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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