Under the direction of Associate Professor David Lines and Dr Millie Locke, a blended delivery postgraduate pathway in Music Education Is now available at the School of Music at the University of Auckland. Level 1 and Level 2 workshops can be taken as a module within two postgraduate courses (MUS 762 &MUS 763) Click HERE for more information. Inquiries, contact Millie.


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.

 Level 3 & 4 workshops led by internationally acclaimed Orff practitioners occur in the summer break when there is sufficient demand from ONZA members. Inquiries re upcoming courses to 


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.




Primary Teacher Workshops 5-12 yrs


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

Auckland: Presenters for Centres: PD in your Centre
New Plymouth