Recent news

May 19, 2018 - 7:50pm
We were thrilled to win this year's Small Chorus award and to gain 3rd place overall!
September 17, 2017 - 11:07am

Saturday 28 October 2017 - Starting 7.00pm at the Speirs Centre, Palmerston North Boys High Schoo.

Also Featuring - L'Attutide Quartet, Acoustic Blue Quartet, The Manawatunes, He Tangata, NZ Show Chorus, The Manawatu Scottish Society. 

Tockets available from   - Your Overtones...

May 17, 2017 - 6:54am

Exciting times... after competing at Regional Competitions in Dunedin in Aprill 2017 we are pleased to announce our results

2nd Place in Small Chorus Division 

6th Overall in competion

Our score now means we are a B Chorus. We are absolutely thrilled with our marks.

May 24, 2016 - 11:29am

Now the world wide Regional Competitions have been completed,  we are proud to announce the Manawatu Overtones are ranked 135th place out of 331 for 2016.

May 8, 2016 - 9:22am

Exciting times... after competing at Regional Competitions in Wellington on 29 April 2016 we are pleased to announce our results

1st Place in Small Chorus Division 

5th Overall in competion

Most Improved Chorus (Regional Award) +88 points 

March 25, 2016 - 8:59am

The Overtones have just spent a wonderful retreat weekend and Chorus night with Virginia Humphrey-Taylor coaching us on our Convention package.  It's time for us to consolidate our learning and bring out the inner actress. 

The countdown is on - accommdation booked, costumes sorted - we'...

December 16, 2015 - 5:07pm

This month we have been busy spreading our Christmas Cheer around the region at a number of Christmas-themed sing-outs. 

An early start to the season saw us welcome Santa to the Plaza mid-November.  


December 9, 2015 - 1:25pm

Held at the Speirs Centre, Palmerston North, 31 October 2015 we were thrilled to also have guest appearances from He Tangata, New Zealand Show Chorus directed by Virginia Humphrey-Taylor, Wellington City Chorus directed by David Brooks and...

November 22, 2015 - 12:00am

These are the international chorus rankings as of November 2015. 

These rankings were calculated by and an explaination of how the rankings were calculated can be found there.

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