Hook, Line & Sing-A-Long Results!

Listening to this year's Hook, Line & Sing-A-Long entries has been such a breath of fresh air, we are happy to hear from so many joyful, resilient and thoughtful young songwriters! While listening the judges are always keeping in mind the purpose of the contest - a song for young NZ kids to sing and sign. The winners this year have provided us with some stunning anthems. Congratulations to all of our entrants, you did not make this decision easy.

1st Place: "Summertime" by Finn and Hugo Clark (Homeschool)

2nd Place: "The Albatross" by Sophia Caldwell, Maggie Caldwell, Lucy Hughes, Mihi Wesley-Evans (Queen's High School Dunedin)

3rd Place: "What a beauty!" by Ocean Horsfall (Pukekohe High School)

Highly Commended: "Coloured Caravans" by Tamsin Dales, Emalie Vea and Sophie Wu (Carmel College)

Best Junior Song: "Auckland Anthem" by Aanvi Santhanam (Albany Primary School)

Te Reo Māori Award: ...

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Resources for the Hook, Line and Sing-a-long 2021 Song "Aroha I Aotearoa" Written by Anna Feillet From Otago Girls’ High School Are Available Now!

Anna Feillet is 13 years old and is in Year 9. Born in Dunedin, Anna’s family originate from France and she is very proud of her bi-lingual, dual heritage. Her interests include dance, drawing, reading and baking as well as everything musical. As well as ‘ukulele and guitar Anna is a capable pianist and is now also learning drums. Her song writing commenced last year, as a wellness taonga for a young cancer sufferer.

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