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  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 18 June 2021
        Kia ora tātou   The MENZA Workshops and AGM is on tomorrow, which you can join in person or online. A great opportunity to celebrate what has happened in the last year and look forward to what will be happening in...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 28 May 2021
        Kia ora tātou   Registrations for the bi-annual MENZA 11-13 Oct conference are now open. He Hononga: Connecting Within and Across. All of the details are on a dedicated conference website www.menzaconference.co.nz,...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 21 May 2021
        Kia ora tātou   NZ Music Month is in full swing. I was recently in Auckland and heard a Chopin Piano excerpt wafting through the Britomart train station at 8:30am in the morning. What are you doing for this month?...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 10 May 2021
        Kia ora tātou   It’s May so that means it’s NZ Music Month. Each year it’s a chance to look around Aotearoa and see what is happening around us. Are you using the Daily Calendar?  I’ve...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 16 April
        Kia ora tātou It’s the last day of term, and are hopefully looking forward to at least a few days off.    The conference planning team of the Bi-Annual MENZA Conference, to be held 11-13 October in...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 19 March 2021
            Kia ora tātou   The MENZA AGM is being held in Auckland on the 19th June, at Hobsonville Point Secondary School. It’s a great chance to not only attend the workshops beforehand, network...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 12 March 2021
          Kia ora tātou   Do you identify as a Pasifika Secondary School Music Teacher / Educator in NZ? Or if you're a Music Teacher but not of Pasifika heritage interested in finding more support around...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 5 March 2021
        Kia ora tātou   A whole lot of new people have joined Musicnet over the last week and I’d like to welcome you (in addition to the automatic welcome email you would have received).    Two...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 28 Feb 2021
          Kia ora tātou   Every two years the MENZA conference is held and it is a chance to spend 3days deeply thinking about music education, and making connections with others around the country. Last time it...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 19 Feb 2021
        Kia ora tātou   Entries are open now for the Hook-Line-And-Sing-A-Long competition. This is a collaboration between MENZA and the NZ Music Commission. There is a poster outlining the details of this great...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 12 Feb 2021
        Kia ora tātou Summer is still here, buskers are still on the street, and outdoor concerts are still happening here in Nelson. What about where you live?    For those new to the list in the last 3 weeks,...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 5 Feb 202
            Kia ora tātou Next Saturday, the MENZA board will be meeting to plan and prepare for the year. They’re all busy music educators just like you, taking time away from their school-work, music...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 29 Jan 2021
        Kia ora tātou   Welcome back to work! It’s clear teachers are back as the emails start to flow on Musicnet.    Just a reminder that if you’re posting a vacancy, adding the city in the...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 11 Dec 2020
          Kia ora tātou   This year has been something.    A special thanks to those that posted a question or a response this year. This community wouldn’t exist without you. Thanks to those...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 27 Nov 2020
            Kia ora tātou   Summary to 27 Nov 2020 The end of year is definitely upon us. Christmas parties, prize givings, end of year events and the mad rush to get everything done before everyone else...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 15 Nov 2020
            Kia ora tātou Do you read these summaries? Should I continue to compile and send them? A chunk of my time each week is spent writing them that could be spent on the other aspects of my position. I...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 31 October 2020
        Kia ora tātou   Over the last week, I’ve felt that there has been an acceleration of the end of year snowball. Towards Christmas, senior balls/dances, end of year prizegivings, students leaving their current...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 26 Oct 2020
        Kia ora tātou   The dates and location for the bi-annual 2021 MENZA conference have been confirmed. 10-13 October 2021 in Tauranga. Start planning for attending the best professional development you can find in New...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 19 Oct 2020
        Kia ora tātou   Former Musicnet moderator Shane Morrow began a thread on curriculum review, inspired by the recent interview with Anita Collins, neuro-science educator. This lead into a discussion of what the NCEA...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 26 Sept 2020
          Kia ora tātou It’s holidays now! Hearing the various challenges that teachers have faced over the last few months, I really hope that you can turn off your email, unplug your laptop and have some days to...