Key Dates

Regional Heat


Regional Finals

June 26, 2021 7:00 PM

Whanganui Opera House

Video Submission Deadline

Please note that for 2021 there will not be a regional heat for Whanganui - all acts entered will go directly to the regional final at the Opera House on Sat 26 June. As we are now at capacity, no additional acts will be able to be accepted for this event.

What are you waiting for?

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

regional results

2021 results

1st place band - In Business (Cullinane College, Whanganui High School)
2nd place band - Flower of Hades (Ruapehu College)
3rd place band - Rhythm Vision (Whanganui High School)

1st place solo/duo - Dennihe and Toa (Whanganui High School)
2nd place solo/duo - Maui Wowee (Ruapehu College)

Smokefree Tangata Beats - Dennihe and Toa (Whanganui High School)
Musicianship Award - Imogen Maguire of Rhythm Vision (Whanganui High School)
Musicianship Award - Harvey Hughes of A.M.P. (Whanganui High School)
Smokefree Best Vocals Award - Jansen Condon Ngapo of Atlas (Wanganui High School)
APRA Lyric Award - Imogen Maguire (Whanganui High School)
ZM Best Song Award - In Business, 1st song (Cullinane College, Whanganui High School)

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Key Information

We’re all about making this process as straightforward and smooth sailing as possible for you. We are just a phone call or email away if you have any questions!

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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