The APRA Silver Scroll Awards celebrate the best in New Zealand songwriting and composition.

This year's winner was 'Multi-Love', co-written by Ruban Nielson and his brother Kody. The award was presented at a ceremony at Auckland's Vector Arena on Thursday September 17, 2015.

The Lost Scroll for 1981 was also presented at Thursday's ceremony. The winner was 'Counting the Beat' written by Mark Hough (aka Buster Stiggs), Phil Judd and Wayne Stevens of The Swingers

Check out the RNZ's full coverage of the 2015 Silver Scrolls ceremony

The APRA Maioha award - celebrate excellence in popular Māori composition, was won by Stan Walker, Vince Harder and Troy Kingi for 'Aotearoa'. 

Download a PDF of previous Silver Scroll winners.

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The annual APRA Silver Scroll awards have paid tribute to New Zealand songwriters since 1965.

2015 marks the 50th presentation of the APRA Silver Scroll Awards, and as a part of the celebrations the ‘Lost Scroll’ of 1981 – the APRA Silver Scroll Award that was never awarded – will also be presented.

The winner of the APRA Silver Scroll Award is decided by the votes of APRA’s members - over 10,000 New Zealand songwriters and composers.

  • Silver Scroll Award
  • The 1981 Silver Scroll Award
  • APRA Maioha Award
  • SOUNZ Contemporary Award
  • APRA Best Original Music in a Feature Film
  • APRA Best Original Music in a Series
  • NZ Music Hall of Fame induction
  • Most Performed New Zealand Work in New Zealand
  • Most Performed New Zealand Work Overseas

During the Silver Scroll Awards ceremony at Vector Arena in Auckland on Thursday 17th September 2015, the Silver Scroll finalist songs and the winners of the SOUNZ and Maioha Awards are covered by other New Zealand musicians.