2012 Winner

Steven Nai

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. 



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Entries close 30th October.


APRA Uke Can Do It is a songwriting competition, open to the public with two categories (Adult and Student). 


Ukequest is a talent quest to find the best Youth Ukulele Talent in NZ. It’s open to all NZ students in Years 7-13.


K-Factor and Uke Can Rap are only for Kiwileles Schools (not open to the public).