6 Aug 2019

Christmas Song Competition - we announce the winner!

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 2:10 pm on 6 August 2019

We announce the winner of our Write an Original Christmas Song competition! But first we will play you what we think are the best of the 250 plus entries we received.

Self confessed Christmas music nerd, Russell McMurray has gone through the shortlist and categorised the songs into themes, and plays us the entries, before we announce the winner.

The finalists were:

Mary, I think you should know by Repulsive Woman and Adelaide Cara.

Naughty list appeal by Anna Bennington

It's Christmas Time I'm Told  by Jeremy Redmore

Pohutukawa  by Callum Lee

You are Christmas - The Sations

It's not a silent night by Claudia Gunn

The Night Before by Rosy Tin Teacaddy

Te Kaiwhakaora o Te Ao by Theia

(I Hate Xmas But) I Love Xmas - Lindon Puffin

And the winner was:

Take Away the Tree by Beachware

Enjoy more Christmas Music from RNZ:

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Photo: RNZ