Selevasio Tu'ima, 13, has reached the finals of Auckland talent quest Stand Up, Stand Out. He joins Checkpoint with John Campbell to sing Leonard Cohen's Hallelujah.
He is being coached by Nainz Tupai, who is known through the work he's done with Adeaze and is accompanying his pupil in his performance tonight.
Stand Up, Stand Out is a competition for secondary school singers, musicians and dancers run by the Auckland Council. The finals will be held on 26 August at the Vodafone Event Centre.