Entries for the 2018 Hook, Line, and Sing-A-Long songwriting contest are now open!

Songwriting Grand Prize:

  • The winning songwriter(s) will win the experience to have their song professionally recorded at Roundhead Studios in Auckland, with guidance from a professional music mentor. (Valued $2,000)
  • Prizes including a $500 gift voucher to the winning songwriter(s) and a $500 gift voucher for the winning school, from our good friends at MusicWorks. (Valued $1,000)
  • Your song learned in schools all over New Zealand and sung in our massive Sing-A-Long on the last day of NZ Music Month, May 31.
    (Valued Priceless)

hooklineandsingalong websiteWRITE a fun, catchy song that kids all around NZ could sing along to! Students up to age 19 are eligible to enter, but get going fast because entries close on March 18.

Make sure to read our Song Guidelines and Terms and Conditions, so you know how to write a great song.

The winning song for 2018 will be announced on March 27.

By Judith Bell