Applications are Now Open!

They will close on Friday 21st June

CELEBRATING THE AWESOMENESS RIGHT HERE IN PORIRUA

Bringing People Together

That’s right people of Porirua,

That’s right people of Porirua, we’ve got heaps of talent in our community, and that’s just the vibe we need! It’s all about bringing people together to celebrate the awesomeness we’ve got right here in Porirua.

We’re all about giving our tamariki and rangatahi hope and something cool to look forward to and get involved in. Porirua Has Talent is all about positivity and excitement!

Taking part in a talent show can really boost your confidence and make you feel a sense of accomplishment. It’s a chance to show off our amazing talent and feel awesome about it, which is great for mental wellbeing too!

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There are 4 categories and 2 different age brackets to enter.

Tamariki aged 12 years and under – Rangatahi aged between 13 and 25 years

Vocals

Wednesday 10th July
12 Years and Under & 13 to 25 Years
Location: TBC

Variety

Wednesday 10th July
12 Years and Under & 13 to 25 Years
Location: TBC

Dance

Wednesday 17th July
12 Years and Under & 13 to 25 Years
Location: TBC

Groups

Wednesday 17th July
12 Years and Under & 13 to 25 Years
Location: TBC

AUDITIONS

Auditions will be held on the following dates. You will be allocated a time slot to show up for the category you registered for.

We’ll let you know where auditions are closer to the time.

If you are unable to make the auditions in person, you can upload your video to our Porirua Has Talent Facebook Messenger.

How to register

  • To enter ‘Porirua Has Talent’ you must live in Porirua and your area code starts with 502
  • If you are entering any ’12 & Under’ category, you confirm that you will be 12 or under as of 28th September 2024
  • If you are entering any ’13 to 25′ category, you confirm that you will be 25 or under as of 28th September 2024
  • If you are entering as an individual, you will have a maximum time of 1 minute for your performance at the auditions (2 minutes and 30 seconds if you make it through to the Quarter, Semi & Grand Final)
  • If you are entering as a group, you will have a maximum time of 1 minute for your performance at the auditions (3 minutes if you make it through to the Quarter, Semi & Grand Final)
  • If you are entering as a group, you will have a maximum of 25 people in your group
  • To register for Porirua Has Talent, please being along a gold coin donation or a can of food for the food bank at the Porirua Women & Family Centre.
  • If you are unable to make the auditions in person, please upload your audition video to our Facebook Messenger.

Finals

Come and watch!

The dates for the Quarter Finals, Semi Finals and the Grand Final are below. If you make it through, you will need to be available on the following dates.

Spaces are limited to attend to watch the Quarter Finals, Semi Finals and the Grand Final. It’s FREE for tamariki and rangatahi – (anyone under 25) to come along and watch. Adult tickets are $15.

Quarter Finals

Top 10 Finalists

Saturday 17th August 9.30am to 6.30pm

Te Manawa Auditorium, Aotea College, Okowai Road, Porirua

Semi Finals

Top 5 Finalists

Saturday 21st September 10.30am to 4pm

Te Manawa Auditorium, Aotea College, Okowai Road, Porirua

Grand Finals

Top 3 Finalists

Saturday 28th September 3.30pm to 8.30pm

Te Manawa Auditorium, Aotea College, Okowai Road, Porirua

Prizes

We have some fabulous prizes to give away to our Gold, Silver & Bronze winners, as well as some incredible spot prizes on the Grand Final night too!

Prizes will be awarded in the form of Prezzy Gift Cards

Vocals

12yrs & Under

1st Place – $250
2nd Place – $125
3rd Place – $50


13yrs – 25yrs

1st Place – $500
2nd Place – $250
3rd Place – $100

Variety

12yrs & Under

1st Place – $250
2nd Place – $125
3rd Place – $50


13yrs – 25yrs

1st Place – $500
2nd Place – $250
3rd Place – $100

Dance

12yrs & Under

1st Place – $250
2nd Place – $125
3rd Place – $50


13yrs – 25yrs

1st Place – $500
2nd Place – $250
3rd Place – $100

Groups

12yrs & Under

1st Place – $500
2nd Place – $250
3rd Place – $100


13yrs – 25yrs

1st Place – $1000
2nd Place – $500
3rd Place – $200

Meet our judges

Proudly brought to you by the

Porirua Women & Family Centre

The Porirua Women & Family Centre is a space for wāhine and their whānau to nurture their wellbeing in a safe and supportive environment. We are a wraparound service that offers women

and their whānau in need, safety, guidance and support on their journey forward. We are a welcoming space that is open for women and whānau to visit when they need somewhere to go for comfort and support.

The Porirua Women & Family Centre is open five days a week, from 9.30am to 3.30pm Monday to Friday. Whether it’s for a coffee and a chat with one of our support workers, help with food, support with mental health or socialising with likeminded women, we’d love to see you.

We’re here for you. We’re not here to judge.

We are a registered charity, and if you would like to contribute, you can assist us by donating money, time, goods and services.

If you would like to make a financial contribution, click on the ‘Make a Donation’ button which will connect you with our Givealittle page.

Register now!

Meet our Partners

A shout out to all our community supporters who have helped us to bring Porirua Has Talent to life.

“Ehara taku toa i te toa takitahi, engari he toa takitini” – Success is not the work of an individual, but the work of many.