2015 Lion Foundation Songwriting Competition – WINNERS ANNOUNCED

The winners and finalists for the 2015 Lion Foundation Songwriting Competition have been announced.


The 2015 Who Loves Who Competition album is now available online for listening and FREE DOWNLOAD.

2015 Peace Song Competition – WINNERS ANNOUNCED

The two recipients for the 2015 Peace Song Competition have been announced.


2015 Who Loves Who Competition – WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Our judge – Chris Caddick from Recorded Music NZ has chosen the winners of the 2015 Who Loves Who Competition.


2015 Wero Songwriting Competition is NOW OPEN

A Songwriting competition for school students – individuals and groups in the Auckland region. The theme of the song is about the ideals of the Wero Whitewater Park – ‘accepting positive challenges and overcoming obstacles’. Two divisions; • Primary and Intermediate (Yrs 1-8) • Secondary Schools (Yrs 9-13) ENTRIES CLOSE Friday 11th September 2015


Become a Strange Friend

Strange Friends are a group of wonderful people who contribute to the valued work of Play It Strange – the trust that shines the spotlight on songs in schools. BECOME A PART OF OUR WORLD


A Strange Days Night 2015 

A Strange Day’s Night found 297 performers take the Auckland Town Hall stage to perform and celebrate the Rolling Stones‘ repertoire. Read more and check out the photos HERE


Request the Jam Bus Mobile Recording Studio to visit your school (Auckland Primary/Intermediate). 2015 BOOKING NOW BOOK THE JAM BUS

Play It Strange Important Dates Calendar

Keep track of the important dates of the busy Play It Strange year – competitions closing, special events – by adding this calendar onto your own. PLAY IT STRANGE CALENDAR