Northland / Tai Tokerau

Key Dates

Regional Heat

May 23, 2021

Tikipunga HS

Regional Finals

June 23, 2021 7:00 PM

Forum North

Video Submission Deadline


What are you waiting for?

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

regional results

2021 Results -


The top Northland solo/duo acts selected are Camden from Kaitaia Abundant Life School (first), and Toka Iti from Kaitaia Abundant Life School & Te Rangi Aniwaniwa (second).

The top 12 bands to play off at the Bay Of Plenty regional final are:

Te Reo Kia Maori Mai, Whangarei Intermediate

Under Pressure, Kerikeri High School

Inaudible, Rodney College

Wiskateers, Whangarei Intermediate

Cicada, Kamo High School

Lilac Purple Day, Bream Bay College

How Profound, Christian Renewal School

The Young Guns 2.0, Taipa Area School

The Click, Kerikeri High School

KAZA, Dargaville High School

No Vacancy, Kerikeri High School

Barred, Rodney College, Mahurangi College

The Smokefree Tangata Beats Award went to Te Reo Kia Māori Mai from Whangarei Intermediate, who will now submit footage to be selected for the national finals in Auckland on 17th September.

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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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