The Trans-Tasman Entertainer of the Year awards showcases five entrants from Australia and Five from New Zealand, all competing for the prestigious title of 2016 Trans Tasman Entertainer of the Year.  2015 Winner Tanya Cornish will hand over the prize the incoming winner.

The Overall Senior Solo performer is chosen from various awards and festivals in Australia and New Zealand.

Show starts at 7.30pm and entrants perform 3 songs each for the judges.  Backing Band The Huckleberries and Backing Vocalists Echo in Harmony.

Whilst the votes are being counted, Tanya Cornish 2015 TTEOY will entertain you.

Prizes include:

Perpetual Trophy Carved by David (Dids) Evans

Runner Up

Encouragement Award

Allan (Puds Buffett) Most Original Song

Kathy Lecren Award to Most Promising Entertainer.

Event Performers

Event Date

18/05/2016 - 18/05/2016

Event Time

07:30 PM - 22:30 PM

Ticket Price

Nightly Pass

from $55

Access to a single event

Gold Pass

  • Sunday night 8:00pm - UpCountry Bar
  • Monday 7:30pm - NZ Showcase
  • Tuesday 7:30pm - Australian Showcase
  • Wednesday 2:00pm - Unplugged and UpClose concert
  • Wednesday 7:30pm - Trans Tasman Entertainer of the Year Awards
  • Reserved seating to Mon, Tues & Wed Shows
  • Thursday 3:00pm - Street Parade
  • Thursday 8:00pm - UpCountry Bar
  • Friday 2:00pm - Gospel Hour
  • Friday 6:00pm - Happy Hour Show
  • Friday 8:30pm - UpCountry Country Rock
  • Unlimited entry to UpCountry Bar each night after show
  • Commemorative Program & Souvenirs

Event Location

Norfolk Island