The Catholic Agency for Justice, Peace and Development


The SINGout4JUSTICE song writing competition has showcased some of the brightest musical talent in New Zealand for more than a decade. The theme for 2022 is 'TOGETHER. ONE FAITH. ONE FAMILY. ONE COMMUNITY.' Pope Francis reminds us that we are a single human family on a journey together and we need each other in community.

Have fun creating an original song that connects with this uplifting theme. The last day for entries to be submitted is Wednesday 25 May 2022. Students need to complete the online entry application below and send both their lyrics file and their audio recording to

For the first time, a new junior category has been added so that younger students can also take part and showoff their talent. The three categories for 2022 are Y3-6, Y7-10, and Y11-13. Prizes will be given to the winners of each category.

Winning songs will also be showcased at the next Catholic Education Convention.


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