Heaven Bent Auckland Gospel Choir

Heaven Bent is an auditioned,, community choir, based in Auckland, New Zealand. We specialise in singing a cappella music from the African American/Gospel tradition, along with modern African, Maori, and other Pacific music. As well as holding our own concerts we are available for events ranging from charity to church to corporate. For more information please email enquiries@heavenbent.org.nz

Up Coming Gigs in 2024

Heaven Bent is honoured to be invited to perform at another

Thanksgiving Service at the Holy Trinity Cathedral, Sunday 19th May, 2024

Another Thank You Day service will be held to show appreciation for those who have donated organs to help recipients. For more information watch this space or go to https://donor.co.nz/

Heaven Bent is pelase to have been invited to join in another

Voco concert on Saturday July 27, 2024


For more information closer to the date watch this space or go to https://www.vocovoice.co.nz/





Heaven Bent will perform at Selwyn Village, Point Chevalier

Sunday Aug 11, 2024

This will be an even primarily for the residents at Selwyn Village


Heaven Bent will be delighted to entertain you with a concert in the

Ponsonby Baptist Church on Sunday afternoon Aug 25, 2024

This will be a public concert with tickets available soon.



Recent Gigs


Singing carols in Auckland hospital Another year's carol singing and always so much fun and such a warm response from staff and patients alike


In December we joined Stonefields Community Choir and Stonefields Primary school to help raise $13,000 for the Auckland City Mission


An Anthology of Hope December concert in the Ponsonby Intermediate hall was a roaring success






Chinese Seniors concert Heaven Bent were guest performers at this competition for seniors from the chinese community


Organ Donation Thanksgiving Service Heaven Bent sang at the Organ Donors Thanksgiving Service again this year in May and received warm thanks from Organ Donation NZ read here >>


End of Year Concert Covid didn't stop us this time and we got to fill the hall for a well received concert in December 2022. We also went singing Christmas Carols around the Auckland Hospital again and had some heart warming experiences with patients on the wards.


Recording Session Heaven Bent spent some time in the recording studio a couple of weeks back laying down a backing track for Julie Ann Weiler produced by Chris McCollum The CD is scheduled to be release early 2023.



Omicron kept us practicing by zoom for the first half of the year. Then we started practicing with masks. Then without masks and people were dropping like flies - it's still out there

But we have an end of year concert planned...... watch this space


That unprecedented event Covid kept us from performing for most of this year

June – First concert for far too long

Juneteenth Concert - Amazing Grace in the Ponsonby Baptist Church



Dec – Singing carols ar Auckland Hospital.


The rest of the year things got cancelled and we were locked down .... it was "that year" ...... but it didn't end there ....





Nov – Gallery opening, NorthArt Gallery, Northcote
Sep – VoCo multi-choir concert at Holy Trinity Cathedral
June – Concert at Te Aroha Co-operative Church, Te Aroha
May – Marshall wedding, Narrow Neck Beach
May – Donors’ Service of Thanksgiving, Holy Trinity Cathedral


Nov – Takanini School fundraiser for membership of the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra – one of the school’s first steps towards being able to introduce a significant music program.
Aug – Fundraiser concert for St Aiden’s Presbyterian Church, Northcote.
May – Donors’ Service of Thanksgiving, Holy Trinity Cathedral, Parnell, Auckland.


May – Donors’ Service of Thanksgiving, Holy Trinity Cathedral,Parnell, Auckland.









Nov – Heaven Bent’s 20th Year Concert and Celebration. Ponsonby Baptist Church. Former members and conductors attended this rousing event and fun party.
Sept – The inaugural VoCo concert, featuring Heaven Bent and 7 other choirs/vocal groups. Holy Trinity Cathedral, Parnell, Auckland.
Aug – Sing Out Gospel, concert at Michael Park School Auditorium, Ellerslie.
May – Donors’ Service of Thanksgiving, Holy Trinity Cathedral, Parnell, Auckland.


Dec – End of Year Concert at Ponsonby Baptist Church, Ponsonby.
Aug – Living Gospel, concert at Michael Park School Auditorium, Ellerslie.
May – Fundraiser at Christ Church Warkworth, with first half performed by Kai Rhythmix and Mahurangi Senior College Choir.
May – Donors’ Service of Thanksgiving. Holy Trinity Cathedral, Parnell, Auckland.

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