Lisa Stanley

Administrator for Music Therapy NZ

Morva Croxson Prize for Emergent Writers 2019

Music Therapy New Zealand invites postgraduate music therapy students and early career music therapists to submit an article of 3500-5000 words on a topic of relevance to the contemporary NZ music therapy profession, suitable for publication in the NZ Journal of Music Therapy. Closing date December 1st. Further info: https://www.musictherapy.org.nz/journal/ The Morva Croxson Prize acknowledges the …

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The Big Idea NZ Stories – Need for Therapy with Will Darbyshire

Will Darbyshire explains how a growing profession is set to expand throughout the regions. Why am I here? One of the first questions people ask me when I mention I’m a music therapist from Australia (after the inevitable “what is music therapy”) is “Why are you living in Hawke’s Bay?”  To answer the first, the …

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Music Therapy New Zealand proudly presents ‘Connecting Communities’

In conjunction with Music Therapy Week, and with the support of Hugo Charitable Trust,  Music Therapy New Zealand proudly presents its new film on neurological choirs. Here members and therapists share the ways in which these choirs help support health and wellbeing in the community. This is part one of a two part series, with …

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Halswell Community Library supporting Music Therapy Week

Pop into Halswell Community Library in Christchurch to check out the informative Music Therapy display.   Halswell Community Library are showcasing a range of Music Therapy resources from the Christchurch City Libraries collection during Music Therapy week. Information about Music Therapy will be available.                    Halswell Community …

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Music Therapy NZ proudly present ‘Nurturing Our Tamaraki’

For the first day of Music Therapy Week 2019, Music Therapy New Zealand are delighted to share a new film with you, relating to the theme of supporting mental health and wellbeing. This film shares some of the work happening at ‘Stand Children’s Services’, Christchurch, working with children who have experienced trauma. Thanks to Devin …

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