BHNZ holds contests each year at the annual convention to find the national champion quartet and chorus.
(See the convention website here for more information about this year's convention).

The contests at convention are judged by qualified judges (see Contests and Judging for more information).

Quartets must first qualify in the regional contest before they can compete in the annual contest at convention.
The regional contests for 2020 will be held on Saturday evening at 7 pm at the HEA weekends (see

The 2019 Coronavirus Pandemic forced the cancellation of the two Harmony Education Aotearoa 2020 weekends and the 2020 Pan Pacific Contest. BHNZ is looking at whether a substitute event can be held later in the year, though of course, that depends to some extent on factors beyond our control!.

Quartets who are competing at convention must submit their entry at