The 2012 Rockshop Album of the Year (run as an option within the Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme)
has been won by Lost and Found Sounds from Mt Aspiring...
2011 EMC and the Rockshop Album of the Year
Congratulations ‘Speranza’ from Waikato Diocesan School For Girls for winning
1st Place, Rockshop Album Of The Year
Lion Foundation Songwriting Competition 2012
The Lion Foundation Songwriting Competition (open to all NZ secondary school students years 9 to 13) found 364 songs from Kaitaia to Mosgiel...
Listen to the 2011 Album here:
Mark Perkins (Otumoetai College, Tauranga) for his song...
Listen to the 2010 Album here:
‘Here Is My Witness’ by Kristin Macdonald (Dunedin – St Hilda’s Collegiate)
2nd to 5th Place
Listen to the 2009 Winners here:
Note: This is ranked 1 to 5th place
‘Closed Windows And An Open Door’ – William...
Listen to the 2005 Winners here:
1st “Automatic Afternoon”, Tom Holden, Rosmini College, Auckland
2nd ”Just Another Silly Love Song”, Jesse Sheehan, Wellington...
Listen to the 2007 Winners here:
1. “Commuter Train”, Deakin Palmer, Marco Vinten, Hutt Valley High School, Hutt...
Listen to 2006 Winners here:
1ST “Blue Butterfly”, Anna Macdonald, Tokanui, St Hilda’s Collegiate School
2ND “Leaving The Circus”, Thomas Graham, Queenstown, Wakatipu High School
3RD “This Hand Isn’t Up For Waving”, Oliver...
Places 1 to 20
“They Think They’re In Love”, Lydia Gammie, Hutt City, Hutt Valley High School
“I Love You”, Nicholas Barratt, Auckland, Glenfield College
Listen to 2004 Winners here:
Group One: The Top 10.
“To An Extent” Josh Turner, Whakatane High, Whakatane
“5 Minutes With You” Justin Pitt & Ben...
Album now available for streaming and downloading:
Play It Strange and RIANZ are proud to announce the winner of the 2012 Who Loves Who Competition.
Hannah Horsfield from Kaipara College
for her version...
Play It Strange was honoured to have top music writer for the Sunday Star Times Grant Smithies judge this year’s David Richwhite Lyric Award.
Past winners of Peace Song Award
This year there were 2 divisions in the Peace Song Competition
The National division:
Congratulations to Sherydon Ngaropo from Te Kura Taumata o Panguru,...
Since 2007 the School Of The Year Award has been awarded to the school with the most songs in the finals of the Lion...
The 2012 Matariki Songwriting Competition
FIRST PLACE ANNOUNCED
to Petra Bullock from Takapuna Grammar for her song ‘Scarlet’
Matariki Songwriting Competition judge Tama Waipara listened...
Winner of the Olympic Songwriting Competition
Sam will be will heading to London where she will meet athletes and perform at an official...
The PwC School of the Year Award goes to the schools with the most students in the Lion Foundation Songwriting Competition Top...
Play It Strange is implementing the Junior Maioha Award in 2013. It will be presented to the writer(s) of the best judged song written...
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