Congratulations to Waimarie Smith (St Peters School) for her beautiful winning composition for NZ Music Month.
Listen to Paradise by Waimarie Smith here
- Backing Track here
- Lyrics & chords here
- Lead sheet here (also sent to all schools in the May 6 Education Gazette)
- NZSL version here and use in your classroom immediately (check it out below)
Find out lots of different ways you can celebrate NZ Music Month at your school here
Go to the Hook Line and Singalong site to download these and more resources to use at your school for NZ Music Month
Check out her song translated into New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) below – special thanks to Sarah and Christie Mason for this translation.
Watch Waimarie Smith on Marae Investigates – TV 1 Sunday 5 May
Read about Waimarie’s journey here in the Waikato Times
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