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Helen Willberg – QSM for services to Music

We at MENZA are delighted that Helen Willberg’s passion and commitment to Music Education has been been recognised with a QSM for services to Music in the New Years Honours List for 2017.  Helen served MENZA as president and lobbied for Music Education over many years and she continues to inspire us all.

Check out the latest online MENZA Magazine (members area) which also includes the ‘Accent on Music Education’ insert from our friends at Music EDnet


  • Six Things From Music Psychology – Robert Legg
  • ONZA Update – Shirley Harvey
  • The Longevity and Success of a School’s Musical Taonga (Fryer Cup) – Mary Horner
  • The Construction Phase – Katherine Jones
  • MENZA Board Welcomes Andrew Stopps
  • Application of Dalcroze Ideas – Helen Pritchard
  • All Ears 14 Music at Unitec
  • E-learning with Music Ecademy – Jaroslav Novak
  • Finding the Movement Within – Marie Willis
  • How to Organise a Great Music Recital – Ryan Kershaw
  • The Importance of Music at School – Renee Gerlich

as well as reports from the regions, ISME and the recent ANZARME Conference!


  • MAKE SOME NOISE! – MENZA Conference for 2017 is from October 9-11 at Holy Cross School, Miramar, Wellington (just 5 mins from the airport and 15 minutes from the CBD)

  • Did you know MENZA has its own waiata? Click here to listen to it and view sheet music and lyrics.
  • Congratulations to Hannah Milo and Ella Dale from Ellerslie School for being the Overall Winner of Hook, Line and Sing-A-Long 2016 for their winning song “We Are Aotearoa”.

For lyric sheets, webinar, score, lead sheets and a teaching video made by the compoers go to the Hook Line and Singalong website



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