Canterbury / Waitaha

Key Dates

Regional Heat

May 15, 2021

Regional Finals

June 4, 2021

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What are you waiting for?

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

2020 regional results

1st place band - By Tomorrow. (Christ's College)
2nd place band
- Motion Project Papanui High School
3rd place band
- Haxan (Shirley Boys' High School)

1st place solo/duo - Elvis Arthur (Hagley Community College)
2nd place solo/duo
- KEI (Burnside High School)

Musicianship Award - Lydia Losef of Eternal Summer (Marian College)
Musicianship Award
- Bruno Parkins of Single Malt (Shirley Boys' High School)
Smokefree Best Vocals Award
- Chloe Perez of Eternal Summer (Marian College)
APRA Lyric Award
- Suki Kang for Sinking (Chch Rudolf Steiner School)
ZM Best Song Award
- JJ and the Stingers, second song (Christ's College)
Rockshop Electronic Assist Award
- Haxan (Shirley 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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