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Kia ora everyone!

On April 9, the winning song of Hook, Line and Sing-a-long 2016 " We Are Aotearoa" 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!

Watch the music video here! 

Watch the interview with Hannah and Ella here! 

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


Congratulations to our five lucky winners of $100 voucher from our friends at MusicWorks!

Thanks to everyone who participated in Hook, Line and Sing-a-long
Now it's time to announce the winners..... and they are:

  • Jane Venton, Pakuranga Heights School
  • Selena Bercic, Te Kura o Matihetihe
  • Sandra Faleatua, Tuakau Primary School
  • Max Hittle, Springbank School
  • Judith Bell, Chisnallwood Intermediate

Thanks to everyone for sharing your videos with us, all participants will receivea NZ Music Month goodie bag for their classroom!

Special thanks to MusicWorks NZ for making this happen! 


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!