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Kia ora everyone!

On April 9, the winner of Hook, Line and Sing-a-long song 2016 was recorded at Roundhead Studios in Auckland.

Songwriters Hannah Milo and Ella Dale from Ellerslie School were joined by NZ Music Commission mentor Natalia Sheppard (who performs as Tali), their teacher Maria Winder, and supporting musicians Ina, Jackson and Olivia from the NZ Ukulele Development Squad.



Listen to the winning song "We Are Aotearoa" here!

Check out our translation into NZSL, slideshow of lyrics our teaching webinar, score and lead sheets here.


Get your school singing on Hook, Line and Sing-a-long Day May 31st!* 

Participating schools will be in to win:

  • One of five $100 gift cards from our friends at MusicWorks
  • The chance for a professional musician to perform with your students at your event

All schools will be listed in the NZ Music Month Official Gig Guide and a local press release to make your event famous in your community!

*If your school has a conflict on May 31st, another day in May is OK too

 Register your event below! 


Keen to SING your way back into the school year with 100% made in New Zealand songs?

Everything you need to TEACH our Past Winning Songs - all written by students, for students - can be found here!

Check out our YouTube Channel for sing-a-longs from round the country!