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  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 27 Sept 2019
      Kia ora tātou   It’s the last day of term 3! Well done, you’ve made it through parent conferences, performances and sickness. Time to sit back and relax somewhere in the next two weeks.    It’s...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 20 Sept 2019
      Kia ora tātou   One of the most exciting opportunities to come out this week is a collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Creative NZ and Ministry of Heritage and Culture called ‘Creatives in Schools’...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 13 Sept 2019
      Kia ora tātou A busy week on Musicnet, and it seems extra busy in the world of music education.  Some great links for Te Wiki o te Reo Maori, and other music resources. Make a cup of herbal tea to fend of the lingering colds and...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 6 Sept 2019
      Kia ora tātou   Te Wiki o te Reo Māori is next week, and there is a thread here with resources you can use. These will be uploaded to the Teacher Resource Exchange once some more links have been added.    Thread...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 30 Aug 2019
      Kia ora tātou   Welcome to the newest members of Musicnet. This is probably a good time for many of you to have a look at the guidelines and frequently asked questions listed here. It includes how to make a great post, reply and...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 25 August 2019
      Kia ora tātou   Summary to 25 August 2019   I’ve been enjoying listening to podcasts when I get the chance. A challenge in itself, as I find it really hard to be actively listening to people talking whilst...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 16 Aug 2019
      Kia ora tātou   This week, 100s of students took part in the Auckland KBB Music Festival and Wellington WEBO Festival. Concert Bands, Orchestras, Jazz Combos, Big Bands, Chamber Orchestras and ensembles in between took to the...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 10 Aug 2019
      Kia ora tātou Last week, I read through the latest SoundOnSound magazine, an audio gear magazine that always has a feature on a current song and how it was made. This week it’s on “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X, which is...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 2 August 2019
        Kia ora tātou Last week I was privileged to take part in the Invercargill MENZA workshop in conjunction with the MoE and NZQA. It was the first time that MENZA, or NZQA has delivered any music specific professional...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 19 July 2019
      Kia ora tātou   Today is the last day of your ‘holiday.’ If you didn’t realise. I do hope that you all managed to have a break away from you usual workplace be it the classroom, lecture theater,...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary to 5 July 2019
        Kia ora tātou Well done for making it to the last day of the school term!    I would like to thank you all for the support of the Musicnet list over the last term. The value of this network is indispensable...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 28 June 2019
        Kia ora tātou   This Sunday MENZA have their afternoon of PD and AGM in AKL. It’s a time to reflect on what has happened in Music Education in NZ for the last year, and look forward to the future. If...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 21 June 2019
    Kia ora tātou   As we enter the last 2 weeks of the term for most of you in schools it seems that everyone is piled high with report writing, parent-teacher conferences, assessments, concerts and teaching the students who arrive each day...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 10 June 2019
      Kia ora tātou   Edited summary to 10 June 2019 Have you registered for the MENZA conference in October yet? Early-bird discounts end soon, airfares and accommodation prices will go up so register...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 24 May 2019
      Kia ora tātou Around NZ today there are students striking for Climate Change, and next week many teachers will be striking for the PPTA claim.   Another way to help change happen is to be part of the national organisation of...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 13 May 2019
        Kia ora tātou We’re halfway through NZ Music Month. Check out the resources and links in this email from Mike at the NZ Music commission.   Registrations are filling up for the MENZA Conference in...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 6 May 2019
      Kia ora tātou   Summary to 6 May 2019 It’s NZ Music Month, and as usual, the NZ Music Commission has been busy. Their Daily Listening Calendar, has a great number of songs and resources for you to dip into for 10 mins...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 29 April 2019
      Kia ora tātou Today is the start of Term 2 for many of you, and I do hope you managed to have a break somewhere over the holidays. I’ve had advice from busy HODs that you should carve out 50% of your holiday time for yourself. I...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 12 April 2019
        Kia ora tātou   Welcome to you last Musicnet summary of Term 1! For most of you, you can look forward to a 2-week break from teaching and students.   Do you have a great idea for a workshop? Registrations are...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 1 April 2019
      Kia ora tātou   Over the weekend I took part in the Cubaduapa festival in WLG. A highlight was a Trumpet fanfare with 56 trumpets, ranging from adults down to some 7 year olds. We performed in a number of venues including the...