Auckland / Tāmaki Makaurau

Key Dates


June 18, 2022

Auckland Final



regional results



The full list of awards for Auckland Tangata Beats is:

Band 1: Sounds Of La Salle - De La Salle College

Band 2: Caxixi - Manurewa High School

Band 3: NF8 - Aorere College

Solo/Duo 1: Agape Tiatia - Alfriston College

Solo/Duo 2: Nicole & Flo - Papatoetoe High School

ZM People’s Choice: Sounds Of La Salle - De La Salle College

Reo Award: C6 - Tangaroa College

Mana Wahine Award: The lead singer from Caxixi - Manurewa High School

Best Vocals: The lead singer from Swash - Manurewa High School

Musicianship: Nanette Leilua from C6 (drums) - Tangaroa College and Josaiah Fue from Caxixi (drums) - Manurewa High School

The Music Commision Best Song Award: four times groove - Kaipara College

APRA Lyric Writers’ Award: highstreeterz - McAuley High School


The top 12 bands are:

four times groove - Kaipara College

Teenz - Alfriston College

Legacy - Otahuhu College

Authentic - Alfriston College

Swash - Manurewa High School

Starbuxx - Alfriston College

highstreeterz - McAuley High School

Caxixi - Manurewa High School

NF8 - Aorere College

C6 - Tangaroa College

The Ave - Pacific Advance Senior School

Sounds Of La Salle - De La Salle College

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Check out the awards up for grabs at our regional and national Smokefree Tangata Beats events. Along with the placings for the top bands and solo/duos, we also have songwriting and musicianships awards.

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