The Catholic Agency for Justice, Peace and Development

SINGout4JUSTICE 2021 winners

The SINGout4JUSTICE song writing competition has showcased some of the brightest musical talent in New Zealand for more than a decade. The theme for 2021 is A NEW WAY FORWARD. Ever since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic the world has changed. We are faced with the challenge of finding A NEW WAY FORWARD. There is a real need for love, justice and peace to be at the heart of any change as we have come to see so cleraly that we are all part of the one global family.


Well done to all the students who entered the SINGout4JUSTICE song writing competition for 2021. The judges were impressed with the quality and diverse range of compositions. 


We are pleased to announce the following results from this year's competition:

Winner Y7-10 section:

Oliver Lodge

Year 10, Kavanagh College, Dunedin

He Ara Whakamua

(featuring Anamika Jones)


Winner Y11-13 section:

Theo Parker

Year 12, Garin College, Nelson

New Day

(featuring Caitlyn Smith and Josh Hall)


The following participants were highly commended by the judges for reaching the finals...

Highly commended (Y7-10):

Lea Baker, Abby Lawn and Oracle-Rose Haenga-Ashby - Justice

Sofia Vibar and Kate Hoang - Change

Lizzie Bar - Move on

Helen Misiloi, Tayla Rua, Ariana Steffany, Isabella Leiatua, Gia Gore Chapman and Helena Dunn - Where is the Love

Hannah Middleton and Grace Baunton-Browne - United Through Kindness


Highly commended (Y11-13):

Ezra Neal - Fly Again

Monica Tuala, Apriljoy Avito, Rebecca Rice and Amber Maitland - Be Firm in Your Faith

Joseph Safiti - Dear Brother

Joseph Esera - Looking Forward

Liberty Fowler - Look What We Have Here

Kevin Faauma, Joseph Olo, Asalemo Ioane and Tionisio Moataane - Comfort Me With Your Love


We can't wait until next year's competition so check back soon for the theme for 2022!

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