Orff New Zealand Aotearoa offers 6-day certificated courses at four levels (l-IV) in the Orff approach appropriate to the needs of both specialist and generalist teachers working in early childhood, primary, intermediate and lower secondary school settings. These courses, with an emphasis on hands-on, interactive processes introduces the Orff approach which is characterised by the integration of speech, movement and music with a focus on improvisation.

Level 1 & 2 courses are led by New Zealand-based teachers, each highly experienced and highly knowledgeable in the Orff approach and, in particular, in its application within Aotearoa.


Orff New Zealand Aotearoa offers a range of workshops suited to early childhood, primary and lower secondary teachers and also people with an interest in the application of the approach in community and therapeutic music-making contexts.

We thank The Wallace Foundation for supporting ONZA's workshop programme.

Primary Teacher Workshops 5-12 yrs

Auckland:  ONZA primary winter workshop

 Wellington: Orff in our place

Tauranga: ONZA Music in education



Music and Movement Workshops for Early Childhood Teachers and Carers of 0-6 year olds

Auckland: Presenters for Centres: PD in your Centre
Musical Refuel

Wellington: Orff in our place