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  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 15 May 2020
        Kia ora tātou   For some of you, Monday will find you teaching students face-to-face in your classroom. I hope you find time over this weekend to take a short break, as it’s been a long term already if you...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 8 May 2020
        Kia ora tātou Another two weeks, and another shift in what we’re doing. It’s been great meeting music educators from around Aotearoa via the online workshops and chats that I’ve been having. If you want...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 24th April 2020
        Kia ora tātou   It’s the end of another week on Musicnet. No doubt many of you will have zoom-fatigue, and your email inboxes are overflowing.    This summary is only a summary, and not every...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 13 April 2020
        Kia ora tātou   This week is the beginning of a new school Term, but it’s going to be different from any other term you’ve taught before.    In my new role as the MENZA Digital Kaiārahi,...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 4 April 2020
        Kia ora tātou This week, I was appointed at the Menza Digital Kaiārahi as part of the Networks of Expertise partnership between MENZA and the Ministry of Education. This small part-time role is designed to support music...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 27 March 2020
        Kia ora tātou   Summary to 27 March 2020   Instead of my normal summary (which would be two weeks worth!) I encourage you to actually take a break from your computer. Instead I’ve got some...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 14 March 2020
        Kia ora tātou   Hygiene of recorders and the Covid-19 virus were popular threads in the last week. I do encourage you to have a read through threads and think about what your plan is if your school had to close....
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 8 March 2020
        Kia ora tātou   Summary to 8 March 2020 Next week is Womad where musicians come from all around the world to perform in New Plymouth. Tune in to Radio NZ for coverage over the weekend, or check out this Spotify...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 29 Feb 2020
        Kia ora tātou   Summary to 29 Feb 2020 This list only functions due to the contributions from those who are members. I know many of you really appreciate the discussions, but don’t contribute. That’s...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 21 Feb 2020
      Kia ora tātou   Summary to 21 Feb 2020   Hook-line-and-sing-a-long entries are now open for 2020. Students can submit songs as individuals or groups and I know they have had entries from ranging from Year 4 through to...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 14 Feb 2020
        Kia ora tātou   In the last week I’ve had conversations with teachers about: Lessons starting, instrument demonstration nights, finding new teachers for roll increases, juggling rooming conflicts, ordering...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 9 Feb 2020
      Kia ora tātou   The announcement of the changes to Concert FM and a potential youth radio channel has been a major topic of discussion in the last week. There have been a number of posts on it on Musicnet, and also on Twitter...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 3 Feb 2020
        Kia ora tātou On Sunday, the Music Education New Zealand Aotearoa (MENZA) board met in Auckland for our annual face-to-face. Our usual monthly meetings are online, but as you know, being in the same room enabled a greater...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 27 Jan 2020
      Kia ora tātou Over the last week I’ve seen more and more activity on the Musicnet list, so it seems the holidays are over! I do hope you have all had a rest, and refresh.    There have been a large number of new...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 17 Dec 2019
      Kia ora tātou This is the last summary of the year before I take a break from moderating the list for 4 weeks. I’ll keep distributing emails until the end of this friday.  I’ll be back checking...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 1 Dec 2019
      Kia ora tātou   Secondary school teachers can almost count the number of classes they have left on one hand. Primary and ECE teachers are enjoying the improved weather for outdoor activities. ITMs seem to be either flat out...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 24 Nov 2019
    Kia ora tātou The Christmas countdown has begun, as I spied a Christmas tree the other week in an apartment window. Buskers have added Christmas tunes to their repertoire and it won’t be long before shop owners are wearing santa...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 16 Nov 2019
        Kia ora tātou   6 weeks till Christmas and then we’re in 2020! Where has the year gone?   Another week on the Musicnet list where I’d like to thank everyone for contributing to the online...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 8 Nov 2019
      Kia ora tātou   I had the pleasure of attending the Vodafone Music Artisan Awards earlier this week. Duncan Ferguson from St Andrews College in CHCH was awarded the Music Teacher of the Year. Thanks to Mike at the NZ Music...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 28 Oct 2019
        Kia ora tātou   A busy week for those with senior secondary students as the countdown to the last lessons begins. For primary and intermediate teachers, they seem to welcome the change of seasons after Labour Day...