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  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet to 26 June 2022
        Kia ora tātou Creatives in School is a funded partnership between Creative NZ and the Ministry of Education. Creatives are paid to work with a school(s) to undertake a project that encourages creativity. Teachers involved...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary 28 May 2022
        Kia ora tātou   The MENZA AGM and workshops are being held in Wellington after a number of years in AKL on the 19th June. (They will endeavor to be livestreamed). The AGM is a chance to hear about what hard work...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 15 May 2022
        Kia ora tātou We’re halfway through NZ Music Month but it’s not too late to get involved. Have a read of all of the great ways that the NZ Music Commission has on offer. Perhaps you and your colleagues could...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet summary 14 April - Term 1
        Kia ora tātou   Welcome to the end of what seems like a very long 11 week Term 1. I’m thankful for all of your contributions over the last 4 months. Musicnet members posting questions, answering queries and...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet summary to 8 April 2022
        Kia ora tātou   The term is nearly over, with a short week coming up. Someone remarked that it felt like week 35 this week! There are lots of unknowns looking at what events and performances would normally occur in...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 21 March 2022
      Kia ora tātou It’s week eight already.  Where did the term go! Quite a few competitions have announced entries over the last 3 weeks, with many closing before the end of term. Some have changed their entry details to...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet summary to 11 March 2022
        Kia ora tātou   Term 1 is racing along, and we’re already into March! Thanks to everyone who has been posting messages with really clear subject lines. It really helps everyone discern if they need to open or...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 6 March 2022
        Kia ora tātou   These last two weeks I’ve been hearing about great new ideas about what teachers are planning for 2022. This includes ways of them finding out about new music and it’s made. Personally,...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary 28 Feb 2022
        Kia ora tātou   Wow! We’re nearly at March already. It seems like the startup busyness of the school year has just intensified over the last week. I’ve been really encouraged by the support that the...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 12 Feb 2022
        Kia ora tātou Here is the summary for the week. The full archive of all messages are saved and can be accessed anytime (Link at the bottom of this email).    Regarding discussion about how to manage the red...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet 4 Feb 2022
        Kia ora tātou Welcome to the first summary of Musicnet for 2022. These are either weekly or bi-weekly and usually are sent on a Friday. They cover some of the emails that have been sent and are a chance to see things that...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary to 25 Nov 2021
        Kia ora tātou Quite a lot has happened in the 2 weeks since the last Musicnet summary. There has been level changes in the North Island, NCEA exams started and earlier this week I heard a track from the Maria Carey...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Musicnet Summary 4 Nov 2021
      Kia ora tātou After a few years of hard work by a number of people, Kiwi Kids Songs has been rereleased with 50 new songs. A highglihg of the process for me is hearing how excited teachers are to use them. Early on in the process of...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 22 Oct 2021
        Kia ora tātou   The term has started and in my communication and conversations with teachers around the entire country I hear examples of fatigue, brown-out and frustration. In my conversations with those...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 30 Sept 2021
        Kia ora tātou   Wow, what a term. It’s been a rollercoaster for many of you and your students. I really hope that you can at least carve out a few days in the holidays to keep your school laptop shut and...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 12 Sept 2021
        Kia ora tātou   This last week was quite a change for some of the members of Musicnet with the Covid-19 level change, or continued online teaching for those in Auckland. Some guidelines for instrumental and vocal...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 3 Sept 2021
        Kia ora tātou Term 3 began with no indication that education would once again be transformed by Covid-19. Within the space of a few days, festivals, school productions and conferences were cancelled and you once again...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 13 August 2021
        Kia ora tātou It’s been a busy few weeks this term, and the lack of the usual weekly summary from me is an indication. There has been quite a few discussions around content across different levels and its great to...
  • MartinEmo published a blog post Summary of Musicnet to 8 July 2021
        Kia ora tātou Well done on making it to the end of term! I can’t believe where the first half of the year has gone! In my weekly conversations with Music educators around the motu, it seems that most are not quite as...
  • 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...