Steven won an electric ukulele from Lewis Eady. The judges commented his was a "stand out performance". NZUT proudly showcased this talented young musician on the main stage at the 2012 NZ Ukulele Festival.
Since winning Uke-Quest Steven has appeared on national television and played as a guest musician with the Wellington Ukulele Orchestra and international ukulele virtuouso James Hill where he received a standing ovation.
New Zealand Ukulele is proud to be able to provide opportunities to showcase talented youth musicians and encourage songwriting in schools and the community. We would like to acknowlege the support of our competition partners APRA, MAINZ and Lewis Eady.
Primary and Intermediate
1st Cape Reinga Anouk van Dijk
2nd Who I Am Cherry Park
3rd Friends Forever Zarah Stubbs
1st Exit at the Front Door Allen Karena
1st Something Special* Clarinda Kwee
& Scott Roy
(Best Song Overall)
2nd Tukituki Ukurere Mapuna Turner
3rd Breathe Ra Love
1st Etuate Lutui
2nd Allen Karena
3rd Van Dijk Sisters
Rap 1: Dylan Jonkers, Chisnallwood Intermediate
Rap 2: Hinepito Wijohn, Te Kura Taumata o Panguru
Rap 3: Summer Atalea and Latu Tavoke, Mt Roskill Primary