3  Editor’s Comments – Chris Moore and Duncan Ferguson

4  Chair’s Comments – Jeni Little

5  Puawaiata – Makaira Waugh

6  Te Ao Māori in the Music Classroom and

Kodály Connections – Maria Kapa

8  Agentic Positioning: Stepping out of your comfort zone to create change – Christian McDonald

9  Embracing Identity – Reflecting on my journey as a music teacher – Roshan Tuivavalagi

11 Passion & Pathways in Music Education in the Far North and Beyond – Dr Opeloge Apulu Ah Sam

13 Ngā Toi – The Maori Arts in Education – Rawiri Hindle

15 Bicultural Directions for Menza and Arts Education in Aotearoa – Priya Gain

17 Teacher Release Day Support for New Music Teachers – Sara Gillies – Stephen Garton – Hazel Fenemor

20  Teacher Release Day to Shadow an Expert Teacher – Tim Carson

21  Thirty Years of Creating Theatre for Children – An Interview with Tim Bray – Abby Sisam

26 Music and Mindfulness for Stress Reduction – Gideon Waxman

30  Little Musical Caravan -Alison Talmage interviews Emily Hunt

31  ‘Music and Me’ Art Competition for Children and Young People – Alison Talmage

32  Creating Taonga Pūoro with Ākonga – Benjamin Lau

34  ‘We Are One’ – our song being sung around the world – Jane Coles

35  Postgraduate Study and Professional Development in Music Education – Dr Millie Locke and Dr David Lines

36  ISME Council of Professional Associations (CoPA) Menza Representative Report – Linda Webb Poetry in Motion – Manaakitia Papatuanuku – A project by Michelle Hall

37  Star Struck by MAINZ – A good news story

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