Choralation, the combined choir from Westlake Boys' and Girls' high schools, has won the top award for the second year at the National Secondary Schools Choir Awards.

The awards were announced at the end of a Gala Concert at the Auckland Town Hall last night.

The full list of winners
Choralation, Westlake Boy' & Girls' High Schools

Bel Canto, Burnside High School
Euphony, Kristin School
Cantabile, Bel Canto, Burnside High School

SOS, Rangitoto College, Auckland
Craighead Chorale, Craighead Diocesan School
Bella Voce, Marlborough Girls' College
Resolutions, Rangi Ruru Girls' School
OK Chorale, Palmerston North Boys' High School
Macleans College Choir, Macleans College
Voicemale, Westlake Boys' High School

Cantala, Wellington East Girls' College
Saints Alive, St Cuthbert's College
St Cecilia Singers, Diocesan School for Girls
Southern Hesperides, Otago Girls' High School
Teal Voices, Wellington Girls' College
Cantrices, Christchurch Girls' High School

Finalist Award
Femme, Southland Girls' High School, Invercargill

Guest Choir Award
Angels Awaken, Aquinas College, Waikato/Bay of Plenty
Voix de Femmes, Havelock North High School, East Coast
Riccarton Singers, Riccarton High School, Canterbury/West Coast
Lyrical Ladies, Feilding High School, Manawatu/Wanganui

SOUNZ Composition Competition Award
Awhina Waimotu, Aorere College, with Te Atua
The Hutt City Trophy
Awarded for best performance of a New Zealand composition

Bel Canto, Burnside High School, for I Am Not Yours by David Childs

The Auahi Kore Performance Award
Best performance of a work using Maori text

OK Chorale, Palmerston North Boys' High School, for Kei Whea Mai
The Big Sing Youth Ambassadors Award
Awarded jointly this year:
OK Chorale, Palmerston North Boys' High School
Euphony, Kristin School