Kramit - as a duo, and John and Candy as individuals, are Southland icons and have done exceptionally well in the Invercargill and lower South Island music scene with their original music and in the operatic society. In 2010 John took home Bass player of the year, while their album "The Next Session' took out Best Original Album of the year. Candy received best female vocalist in 2007 and both have performed in a strong of stage shows, promoting their all-encompassing talent for the stage.