Chris Sanders is one of New Zealand’s top children’s entertainers, songwriters and authors. He is a finalist in the NZ Children’s Music Awards Best Artist 2020 category and as a result is nominated for the prestigious TUI Award. He is also a finalist in the Best Children’s Music Video category for the Tahi Tahi Tahi Ambulance Song.
Since bursting on to the Children’s music scene in 2016, Chris has self-published 4 picture books with music including ‘Angel Star’ and ‘The Lonely Book.’ As well as releasing over 30 songs including his NZ on Air funded debut album ‘These Memories Make You and Me’.
But he is best known for his book and song ‘Call For The Ambulance, Feat. 111 Ambulance Song.’ Since releasing this very catchy #1 kids hit tune in 2018 for St John NZ Chris has gone on to write and produce the stage show musical ‘Who Wants to be a Superhero’ which helps turn children in to heroes by teaching them how to react in an emergency and dial 111. The production launched at Whoa Studios to 19 booked out shows and is set to tour New Zealand later in 2020.
In December 2019 Chris was awarded a New Zealand Honour ‘The Order of St John Priory Vote of Thanks’ from the Governor General of New Zealand for his charitable services to St John NZ through his children’s music and literature.
Keep an eye out for more exciting news and events from Chris Sanders in 2020.