Most Performed Works in New Zealand and Overseas

Most Performed Work in New Zealand

The winner is determined from the data supplied by New Zealand radio and television stations, for the period of 1 July to 30 June the following year.

The work must have been written principally (i.e. minimum 50% share) by an APRA NZ writer member.

  • 1994 Neil Finn & Tim Finn, "Weather With You"
  • 1995 Dave Dobbyn, "Language"
  • 1996 Paul Fuemana & Alan Jansson, "How Bizarre"
  • 1997 Bic Runga, "Sway"
  • 1998 James Reid, "Supersystem"
  • 1999 James Reid, "Venus"
  • 2000 Boh Runga, "Violent"
  • 2001 Julia Deans, "Lydia"
  • 2002 Anika Moa, "Youthful"
  • 2003 Geoffrey Maddock, Kirsten Morrelle, Joel Wilton, Ben King Andrew Clark, "Maybe Tomorrow"
  • 2004 Brooke Fraser, "Better"
  • 2005 Neil Finn & Tim Finn, "Won't Give In"
  • 2006 James Reid, "Stand Up"
  • 2007 Brooke Fraser, "Deciphering Me"
  • 2008 Jason Kerrison, Bobby Kennedy, Matt Treacy & Clinton Harris, "One Day"
  • 2009 Jeremy Redmore, Simon Oscroft, Matthew Warman, Aidan Bartlett Nick Campbell, "The Letter"
  • 2010 Dane Rumble, Te Awanui Reeder & Samuel King, "Cruel"
  • 2011 Brooke Fraser & Scott Ligertwood, “Something in the Water”
  • 2012 Dave Baxter, "Love Love Love"
Most Performed Work Overseas
  • 1994 Neil Finn & Tim Finn, "Weather with You"
  • 1995 Neil Finn, "Don't Dream It's Over"
  • 1996-1999 Paul Fuemana & Alan Jansson, "How Bizarre"
  • 2000-2001 Neil Finn, "Don't Dream It's Over"
  • 2002 Not presented
  • 2003-2012 Neil Finn, "Don't Dream It's Over"

Most Performed Works both New Zealand and Overseas are determined by performance activity, according to APRA’s statistical analysis for the relevant 12 month period.