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 2020, led initially by Jeni Little.

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 (MENZA Board Chair)

Jeni Little (MENZA Board Chair)

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


Upcoming Auckland/Northland Music Education Events

Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons

Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons

July 5 | July 9

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Fusing the classical and contemporary, actors will perform an original physical theatre piece set against Vivaldi’s renowned The Four Seasons performed by a live string quartet. In collaboration with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra and UNITEC, we’re proud to be showcasing the up-and-coming talent of Tāmaki Makaurau by featuring APO Aspiring Musicians and UNITEC third year acting students.…
8th New Zealand Jazz Educators Workshops 2021

8th New Zealand Jazz Educators Workshops 2021

July 9 | July 11

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In 2021, we're planning a special version of the New Zealand Jazz Educators Workshops. Holding the workshops July 9-11 will allow us to offer classes and activities exclusively for educators for three full days, outside of the usual summer student jazz workshops. (It will also allow teachers to attend without…
Music and Digital Technologies: Practical ideas for the primary classroom

Music and Digital Technologies: Practical ideas for the primary classroom

July 12 | July 13

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Little Andromeda - Level 1/134 Oxford Terrace, Christchurch Central City This conference will empower primary teachers from NE to Year 8 with tools to work with the new and revised Digital Technologies curriculum content and the Music curriculum. Designed for all classroom primary teachers of any level of…
2021 Festival of Brass

2021 Festival of Brass

July 14 | July 18

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The 2021 Festival of Brass brings New Zealand's best brass and percussion musicians, of all ages, to the magnificent Christchurch Town Hall complex for a week of competition events. Many of the events are free of charge. So come along and sample the solo and ensemble events on Wednesday and…
ANZARME symposium 2021

ANZARME symposium 2021

August 24 | August 25

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This two day symposium is for all interested music educators in Aotearoa: tertiary educators, PhD and Masters students, teachers of music. In 2020 the New Zealand branch of ANZARME (Australia New Zealand Association for Research in Music Education) hosted Mahi Tahi. This was a very successful and informal two…
2021 National Secondary Schools’ Brass Band Camp

2021 National Secondary Schools’ Brass Band Camp

October 5 | October 9

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The 2021 National Secondary Schools’ Brass Band Camp is on in Christchurch from 5 to 9 October 2021. Application forms for the 2021 National Secondary Schools’ Brass Band are ready to be distributed. Please email Sandra Ginever on nssbb2021@gmail.com and she can forward you a copy. Full details of the audition…
MENZA Conference 2021

MENZA Conference 2021

October 11 | October 13

Set aside 11-13 October for Music'21 and start booking your trip to Tauranga! MENZA CONFERNCE website: menzaconference.co.nz Call For Presenters He Hononga: Connecting Within and Across This year's MENZA conference has an overarching theme of hauora where the potential of music…
Christchurch Big Band Festival and Junior Jazz Jam

Christchurch Big Band Festival and Junior Jazz Jam

October 21 | October 25

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The annual Christchurch Big Band Festival runs over Labour Weekend. Highlights include: All age bands from around NZ performing in a range of wonderful locations in central Christchurch "Junior Jazz Jam", an event for primary school Big Bands (up to year 8) Early Childhood interactive educational show Big Band Ball…

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