We are extremely grateful for our wonderful partners.
Without them, Showquest would not be possible.


Ministry of Education

Showquest is supported by the Ministry of Education to provide creative platforms for ākonga around Aotearoa. The Ministry of Education have supported Showquest since the launch in 2017.

NZ On Screen

The NZ On Screen team are back in action, and are approaching 2021 with gusto. We are thrilled to announce our exciting partnership with NZ On Screen who will be supporting our brand new OnScreen short-film challenge for high school students.


We are very grateful for the support of our good friends at Rockshop. Rockshop is the biggest chain of its kind in Aotearoa with – currently - 23 stores nationwide. They’ve got epic products, amazing staff and they love supporting local rangatahi and the NZ music industry as a whole. 


ZM are on board for their fourth year in 2021 and we are very grateful for their ongoing support. Each live event will feature the wonderful Georgia Burt from ZM emceeing and you can listen out to ZM in your region for Showquest info, results and competitions!

World of Wearable Art

Our wearable art competition 'Toi' is run in collaboration with World of Wearable Art. The team at WoW are delighted to be giving the next generation of New Zealand wearable art designers a chance to shine and showcase their creativity.

Rockquest Promotions

Rockquest Promotions are the team that run the creative development platforms for kiwi ākonga that are Smokefreerockquest, Rockshop Bandquest, Smokefree Tangata BeatsShowquest. It all began in 1989 when two music teachers - Pete Rainey & Glenn Common picked up a radio station school music contest in Christchurch. Check out the history here.

Pita Pit

In 2021, our amazing Showquest crew are fuelled by Pita Pit! The crew of 14 are travelling around Aotearoa from Whangarei - Invercargill with 15 live shows in 12 regions. It's super important that we're able to fuel the team for their long days and hard work and are incredibly grateful for the support from Pita Pit to do so. Pita Pit are champions for caring about Our Food, Our Environment and Our People. Welcome aboard!

Bernina NZ

Thanks to our friends at Bernina for providing sewing machine prize packages for student designers entering Toi. In 2021 they are also sponsoring the Bernina's Choice Award!
Ka pai!

Stirling Sports

We're so grateful for the support from Stirling Sports this year. The Showquest crew are working long hours on their feet and Stirling Sports have arranged to hook the crew up with super comfy Converse Chuck Taylor All Star CXs. Keep your eyes peeled for Converse giveaways and a $500 Stirling Sports shopping spree as well!