MENZA  is the national professional body that represents the interests of all music education sectors in this country. 

You can listen to our waiata here

Why become a MENZA member?

  • because you care about music education
  • because you want to develop professionally
  • because you want to be part of a national network of music educators
  • because you want what MENZA can offer
  • because there is greater strength in one united voice.

What are the MENZA member benefits?

  • free copies of the MENZA eNewsletters
  • free copies of the MENZA Magazine ‘Sound Arts’ (at least 2 per year)
  • access to MENZA events and professional development at reduced rates
  • networking, consultation and advocacy for music education in Aotearoa / New Zealand
  • great teaching resources, including access to
    • other music teachers websites / wikispaces
    • videos of past conferences and professional development
    • inspiration and best practice examples from youtube and TED talks


Primary / ECE Kaiārahi
Robyn Trinick – robyntrinick@gmail.com
Deb Ferrier Kerr – debfk.menza@gmail.com
Secondary Kaiārahi
Belinda Carey – kaiarahibelinda@gmail.com  


Chair: Jeni Little – Auckland
Deputy chair: Mathew Stenbo – Auckland
Secretary: Chris Moore – Auckland
Treasurer: Tim Randle (Past Chair)
Administrator: Abby Sisam
Magazine editor: Amy Ryan
Board members:
Martin Emo – Nelson/Marlborough
Judith Bell – Canterbury
Duncan Ferguson – Canterbury
Andrew Stopps – Wellington
Selena Bercic – Northland
Wendy Hunt – Hawke’s Bay
Celia Stewart Christchurch
Tim Carson – Wellington
Linda Webb (MENZA ISME National Affiliate Representative)

Postal address:

PO Box 36314
Auckland 0748

Website: www.menza.co.nz

Check our LINKS section for the amazing work being done in Music Education around the country.