Auckland/Northland

National Board Members based in Auckland:

  • Selena Bercic selenab@farnorthreap.org.nz Based at REAP Kaitaia
  • Tim Randle, RN@manurewa.school.nz,
  • Chris Moore c.moore@dilworth.school.nz
  • Jeni Little jeni.little@hobsonvillepoint.school.nz, current Chair of MENZA
  • Robyn Trinick robyntrinick@gmail.com

We are always happy to hear from members in these regions regarding PLD ideas or needs. These teachers are engaged across the EC to Secondary sectors, are experienced in many pedagogical styles and are greatly involved in the many music education events within this region – NZCF, the Ukulele Trust, Hook Line and Singalong, the KBB Band festival , Chamber music, Smokefree Rockquest, Tangata Beats, SUSO, The Big Sing and more … and can help you with information regarding these.

The local Auckland committee is about to be revived in 2019, led initially by Stephanie Lees stephaniejlees@gmail.com

Please email her if you should like to be involved with this or know what is planned.

The MENZA admin will email all Auckland and Northland members on the current database about future events – so join up now if you haven’t already.

Remember first year teachers and full time teacher trainees gain free membership to events.

Menza Auckland/Northland Contacts

Jeni Little

Jeni Little

jeni.little@hobsonvillepoint.school.nz


Chris Moore (MENZA Board Member)

Chris Moore (MENZA Board Member)

c.moore@dilworth.school.nz


Tim Randle (MENZA Board Member)

Tim Randle (MENZA Board Member)

RN@manurewa.school.nz


Selena Bercic (MENZA Board Member)

Selena Bercic (MENZA Board Member)

selenab@farnorthreap.org.nz


Stephanie Less

Stephanie Less

stephaniejlees@gmail.com


Upcoming Auckland/Northland Music Education Events

KBB Music Fesival

KBB Music Fesival

August 10 | August 15

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The Auckland Secondary School’s Music Festival Trust is excited to announce the KBB 2020 Band & Orchestra Showcase. We are offering our participating schools – and any other schools who would like to come on board – a chance to present some of their planned 2020 repertoire to a wider…
BODY PERCUSSION and CIRCLE GAMES with Clare McCormack 

BODY PERCUSSION and CIRCLE GAMES with Clare McCormack 

August 22 @ 2:00 pm | August 22 @ 3:00 pm

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ONLINE ZOOM Saturday 22 August 2pm - 3pm For Primary level music specialists or general teachers Zoom on in and get some fun ideas for body percussion and circle games. Orrf and Kodaly inspired There will be an opportunity to share one of your favourite circle games too, if you…
Interpreting Māori Legends Through Sound And Movement in ECE

Interpreting Māori Legends Through Sound And Movement in ECE

August 29 @ 9:45 am | August 29 @ 11:30 pm

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VENUE: Block B, Epsom Campus, University of Auckland, 74 Epsom Avenue, Auckland Please note that both the date and venue have changed. Download the PDF Flyer here. At the end of 2019, Robyn worked with Jacqui at Te Atatu South Kindergarten to involve the children in a very successful project turning a…
2020 ONZA Marimba Festival: Songs from Papatūānuku

2020 ONZA Marimba Festival: Songs from Papatūānuku

September 5 @ 12:00 pm | September 5 @ 4:00 pm

Lindo Francis Memorial Grant  information click HERE The ONZA Marimba Festival will be conducted in Auckland, Tauranga and Dunedin this year in term 3 and 4. Teachers whose students participate in these events will have the opportunity to attend inspiring professional development, free of charge, once per term,…
Kodály Aotearoa Professional Development

Kodály Aotearoa Professional Development

September 11 | September 14

Event Categories:
For further information about the following events, please contact Megan Flint - meganjude@xtra.co.nz Kodály Music Education are working in conjunction with Project Prima Volta and the Cuskelly College of Music to run these courses in New Zealand. For those of you who are looking at completing Primary 2,…
Kodály Aotearoa Professional Development (Taster)

Kodály Aotearoa Professional Development (Taster)

September 11 | September 14

Event Categories:
For futher information about the following events, please contact Megan Flint – meganjude@xtra.co.nz Kodály Music Education are working in conjunction with Project Prima Volta and the Cuskelly College of Music to run these courses in New Zealand. The following events in Christchurch are yet to be confirmed due…
Kodály Aotearoa Professional Development

Kodály Aotearoa Professional Development

October 2 | October 10

For further information about the following events, please contact Megan Flint - meganjude@xtra.co.nz Kodály Music Education are working in conjunction with Project Prima Volta and the Cuskelly College of Music to run these courses in New Zealand. For those of you who are looking at completing Primary 2,…
Weaving the cultural perspectives into Pūoro – Secondary PLD

Weaving the cultural perspectives into Pūoro – Secondary PLD

October 9 @ 8:00 am | October 9 @ 5:00 pm

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Mōrena I’m happy to share the details of the dat of PLD for Secondary School teachers (which was postponed from earlier in the year). Weaving the cultural perspectives into Pūoro Date: Friday 9th October 2020  Venue: The Parnell, Gladstone Rd, Auckland  Course Director: Belinda Carey  Planning Committee: Anne Marie…
Teacher Training in Music Technology MUSIC & VIDEO PRODUCTION Auckland

Teacher Training in Music Technology MUSIC & VIDEO PRODUCTION Auckland

October 13 @ 9:30 am | October 13 @ 2:45 pm

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Producing quality videos for online submissions As a result of COVID19 many school competitions such as Rockquest and the Chamber Music NZ Competition are now inviting video submissions of school bands and ensembles. ​While these competitions don't require a top quality studio recording of your school groups, wouldn't…
Music Curriculum Design for Deep Learning (Face to face workshop)

Music Curriculum Design for Deep Learning (Face to face workshop)

October 17 @ 1:30 pm | October 17 @ 5:00 pm

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REGISTER HERE In this workshop for secondary school music teachers, the elements of the Curriculum Design Coherence Model (CDC) will be used to design a unit of work. The CDC model is currently being utilised in a research study in New Zealand and England and is proving very useful…
Christchurch Big Band Festival

Christchurch Big Band Festival

October 22 @ 12:00 pm | October 26 @ 5:00 pm

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NZ's only Big Band Festival kicks off with Junior Jazz Jam, an event for primary school jazz bands, and works through the long weekend with bands of all ages playing outdoor gigs in cool venues around the new Christchurch central city. It also offers workshops, dancing, concerts and surprise events!…
Music Curriculum Design for Deep Learning (Zoom Version)

Music Curriculum Design for Deep Learning (Zoom Version)

October 24 @ 1:30 pm | October 24 @ 5:00 pm

Event Category:
REGISTER HERE In this workshop for secondary school music teachers, the elements of the Curriculum Design Coherence Model (CDC) will be used to design a unit of work. The CDC model is currently being utilised in a research study in New Zealand and England and is proving very useful…
KIWILELE FESTIVAL

KIWILELE FESTIVAL

November 7 @ 8:00 am | November 7 @ 5:00 pm

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THIS YEAR’S KIWILELE FESTIVAL WILL BE ON SATURDAY 7th NOVEMBER 2020 TRUSTS ARENA, AUCKLAND 12pm – 3pm - Gates open at 10am The happiest day on Auckland’s event calendar, the NZ Ukulele Festival is a FREE fun-filled family music event. The line-up features The Kiwileles’ Massed Schools…

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2020 CONFERENCES

Registrations are open for November 6 Sydney 2020 (please note change of date) DAYTiME Music Technology Conference in Australia at http://www.musicednet.com/daytime

ISME is currently working on plans to reimagine some opportunities for virtual presentations and meetings that will enable them to share significant research and practice. This will be announced in June. Some SIG (Special Interest Groups) such as MISTEC will be offering online, focussed, valuable sessions.

All other conferences previously advertised here have been cancelled due to COVID-19.

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