Contact

Would you like to get in touch with us?

Our mailing address is: PO Box 24 432, Royal Oak, Auckland 1345

For general enquiries contact Hayley or Lindsey below. For matters related to other Committee members' portfolios, use their email contact details provided below.

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ONZA PRESIDENT: Hayley Hunter

Hayley Hunter (B.Ed., ATCL) is a primary trained music specialist teacher and has been teaching classroom music for 25 years. She is currently teaching Performing Arts at Kristin School in Albany, Auckland. Hayley has been an active member of ONZA since 2010 and has held the role of Primary Workshops Co-Ordinator and Vice President during this time. She has completed Level 3 Orff Certification and is in the process of completing her Postgraduate Diploma in Music Education. Hayley is passionate about teaching classroom music and promoting the Orff Approach to music and movement education within Aotearoa New Zealand. In her view, the Orff Approach is an inclusive and holistic approach which can be adapted to a wide range of educational and community settings.

 

ONZA VICE-PRESIDENT: Lindsey Mason

Lindsey Mason (BMusic Ed., MM Woodwind Performance, PhD Music Ed.) is ONZA Vice President, as well as assists with planning ONZA activities in Wellington. She currently directs the xylophone group, orchestra, and choir at Evans Bay Intermediate, and is the founder of the new South Coast Music School, which brings general music classes to primary aged children.  Lindsey has completed Orff levels courses in the United States, as well as New Zealand, and has a passion for embodying the elements of the Orff approach in her teaching across a variety of settings. When she’s not teaching, you can find Lindsey playing clarinet in the Royal New Zealand Air Force Band.

 

ONZA LEVELS COURSE COORDINATOR: Millie Locke

Since the 1990s Millie has been teaching music to students of all ages in both school and out-of-school settings. In 1997 and 1998 she undertook intensive professional
development in the Orff approach at Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York. Since that time she has been a regular workshop presenter and an active member of Orff New Zealand Aotearoa (ONZA). From 1999 until 2012 Millie worked as music specialist at Henderson Valley School, Waitakere. During that time she also completed a masters thesis entitled “Teaching Artistry” and undertook action research related to improvisation and composition in her classroom setting. In 2016, she graduated with a PhD which investigated how the Orff approach was implemented in the New Zealand school context by exemplary teachers. In her role as a treasurer of ONZA she is committed to maintaining high standards of financial management in order to support the valuable contribution Orff New Zealand Aotearoa (ONZA) makes to music education in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Jo Charman

Auckland

Ex-offficio President

EMAIL JO

Shirley Harvey

Auckland

Early Childhood PL

EMAIL SHIRLEY

Janine Wymer

Auckland

-Library

EMAIL JANINE

Cherrie Leefe

Tauranga

Tauranga Representative

EMAIL CHERRIE

Celia Stewart

Christchurch

South Island Representative

EMAIL CELIA

Robyn McQueen

Auckland

Ex-officio President/Newsletter

EMAIL ROBYN

Rosemary Song

Auckland

Instrument hire

EMAIL ROSEMARY

Cat  Rowllings

Auckland

Marimba Festival

EMAIL CAT

Renee Morin

Gisborne

Levels Course Subcommittee

EMAIL RENEE

Maria Kapa

Rotorua

.

EMAIL MARIA

Philippa Drake

Auckland

Treasurer

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EMAIL PHILIPPA

Christoph Maubach

Kaitaia

International Liaison

EMAIL CHRISTOPH

Caroline Zeeman

Auckland

Marimba Festival and Hosting

EMAIL CARO

Michelle Hall

Gisborne

Gisborne Representative

EMAIL MICHELLE

Deb Graham

Whangarei

Whangarei Representative

EMAIL DEB

Hazel Roggen

Auckland

Webmaster

EMAIL HAZEL

Alyssa Renwick

Auckland

Administrator

EMAIL ALYSSA

Jeremy Hantler

Tauranga

Marimba Festival Music Director

EMAIL JEREMY

Priya Gain

Wellington

Levels Course Co-ordinator

EMAIL PRIYA