Updates & Important Information

AHA Awards will be held Easter 6th – 10th April 2023 at St James Wellington

Event Format – Terms & Conditions 2023

Entries open September 2022 (Date TBC)


1st, 2nd, 3rd winners from each group will be able to choose from a list of elite scholarships rather than allocated by the Jury as in the past.. The winner gets first choice followed by 2nd then 3rd.  There are 11 finalists in each of the 3 age groups leaving 8 finalists per group who can contact scholarship sponsors for inclusion. Final decision will be with Sponsors after receiving the Finals link – plus sponsors can request details of any Winners/Finalists they may be interested in for additional scholarships.

AHA will no longer provide separate travel grants however increased cash prizes will assist recipients towards travel costs for their selected scholarship choice.  

Now the ‘Own Choice’ solo is limited to 1 minute we can now take 11 extra Finalists for Supreme A & B. There will now be 33 Finalists performing & receiving cash awards. 11 Juniors, 11 A group & 11 B group


Post Event Report 2019

Judges L to R 
Hao Bin, Patricia Barker, Lisa-Maree Cullum, Richard Bowman 
Winners L-R 
Rench Soriano (B) Lily Sophia Dashwood (Junior) Kohana Williams (A)
Alfie Shacklock (Gailene Stock winner)
Junior Winner – Lily-Sophia Dashwood VIC
A Group Winner – Kohana Williams -Auckland
B Group Winner – Rench Soriano
NZSD Int student from Philippines
Gailene Stock Winner – Alfie Shacklock – QLD

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2019 Grand Finals

Tutor Raffle Draw

L – Host Martin James – Former principal Royal Danish Ballet
R – Raffle drawer Abigail Boyle former principal Royal NZ Ballet

Above -2019 Grand Finals Presentation Children -11 girls & 11 boys – Fiona Haines Dance Academy