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Tamaki Makaurau Auckland Music Education Wānanga ~ 12-14 April 2024

April 12 @ 6:00 pm - April 14 @ 12:30 pm

$50 – $85
                                                         Ma whero ma pango ka oti ai te mahi

                      With red and black the work will be complete – its collaboration that will enable success.

Nau mai, haere mai

This Music Education Wānanga will be held in Tamaki Makaurau Auckland Te Manukanuka o Hoturoa Marae from 12-14 April. Accommodation and food is included.

Kaupapa: The purpose of this wānanga is to further develop, strengthen and embed Matauranga Māori and understanding – the who, when, why, how to implement Te Ao Māori aspects into education, to build cultural competencies, composition and Te Tiriti Alignment.

Facilitators: Kelly Kahukiwa – alignment with Te Tiriti, Horomona Horo – Taonga Puoro & embedding the principles of Te Ao Māori and tikanga, learning concepts of Tika, Kawa & Pono (Ihi, Wehi, Wana), Wiremu Sarich – traditional Māori games, whanaungatanga activities, play in terms of brain development and to discern classroom energies.

The cost is $50 for MENZA members, or $85 for non-MENZA members (this includes an individual membership). Please bring a koha for the Pōwhiri at 6pm on Friday 12 April. PLEASE REGISTER HERE TO BOOK YOUR PLACE.  Please also pay the fee to MENZA 38-9011-0410882-00 or ask for an invoice via admin@menza.co.nz. Thank you!

Limited spaces left! Register now!

For further queries, please contact:

Email: admin@menza.co.nz

Travel subsidies are also available – click here to apply.
Please bring:
  • Koha ~$20
  • A compositional instrument that is valuable to you, can be cultural, western, eastern, indigenous etc.
  • Blanket, Pillow and Sheet
Friday  Pōwhiri 6pm

Late Afternoon Tea

Session 1 – Whanaungatanga – Wiremu

Break – Jamming & Tikanga 

Dinner – 7.30pm

Session 2 – 8.30pm Connecting to the roots – Pepeha, thinking Maori, Whakapapa, Whanaungatanga

Split into 3 groups Music Making – feedback




New NCEA Composition 1.4 External

Toitū te whenua , whatungarongaro te tangata.

Mate atu he toa, haere mai rā he toa



Saturday Karakia/Tauparapara


Session 3 9am- Matauranga Māori & Puoro 

Lunch 12.30pm 

Break – Jamming & tikanga

Session 4 2pm – Composition & Te Ao Puoro (improvised music)

New NCEA – Understand Music in relation to Contexts 1.3 External

Split into 3 groups – feedback

Afternoon Tea 3.30

Session 5 – 4.30pm Explore Barriers to Te Ao Maori

Dinner 6.30

Break – Jamming and tikanga

Session 6 8pm- Composition through storytelling – use of the Taiao

New NCEA – Using Music Skills in a Music Style – Internal 1.1

Split into 3 groups Music Making – Feedback




Jamming as a method of embedding learning through rhythms, melodies, composition


Sunday Karakia/Tauparapara – Oro ora

Breakfast 8am

Session 7 9-11am – takeaways – poroporoaki- resource development and sharing .


Transition through karakia


Travel Subsidies

Applications for travel subsidies can be made here: https://forms.gle/fjot7V65Fwm1FKQo8


April 12 @ 6:00 pm
April 14 @ 12:30 pm
$50 – $85
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