Auckland/Northland

National Board Members based in Auckland:

  • Christian MacDonald; Tangata Whenua rep
  • Jeni Little: MENZA Board Chair
  • Charlotte Nicklin

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

Jeni Little

MENZA Board Chair

jeni.little@hobsonvillepoint.school.nz


Christian MacDonald

Christian MacDonald

Tangata Whenua Rep

christianm@taipa.school.nz


Charlotte Nicklin 

Charlotte Nicklin 

c.nicklin@maristcollege.school.nz

Upcoming Auckland/Northland Music Education Events

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

We have regretfully decided that the MENZA conference which was to be held in Tauranga in October this year will be postponed until early 2022. For Further Information and Details Click on the Link Below: 2021 Conference Update MENZA CONFERNCE website: menzaconference.co.nz…
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…
IRMTNZ – CALL FOR SCORES:  Easy Tunes for Tamariki

IRMTNZ – CALL FOR SCORES: Easy Tunes for Tamariki

November 30 @ 11:59 pm | November 30 @ 11:59 pm

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Wellington Branch IRMTNZ invites submissions of scores for beginner violin and cello students. Wellington Branch IRMTNZ  is planning to publish Easy Tunes for Tamariki,  a collection of original piecesfor violin and for cello submitted by composers from Aotearoa New Zealand. The music is to be appropriate for pupils from preliminary up…

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CONFERENCES

 MENZA Conference (Postponed to Early 2022)  MENZA Conference

  • 17 – 22 July 2022: The ISME (International Society for Music Education) 35th World Conference “A Visible Voice” will be in Brisbane, Australia. Updates will be posted here. The call for papers will open in March 2021.
  • 28 July – 2 August 2024 The 36th ISME World Conference will return to Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
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