Emerging into spotlight after win
Emerge has earned music glory in Tokoroa after the local group won the Pacifica Beats on June 25.
The band received a $300 MusicWorks voucher and a chance to make top six in the national final.
The Smokefree Mana Wahine Award of $150 went to Summer Ratima-Thompson for her skilful bass guitar playing.
Emerge also picked up The YPT Stage Image Award.