Helen Dowthwaite

Executive Officer for Music Therapy NZ

Cantabrainers Christmas Choir

Concert to be held on Wednesday 18 December. Please find the invitation attached and details below Date: Wednesday 18 December Time: 10am – 11.30am (followed by morning tea) Venue: The Salvation Army, 853 Colombo Street, Christchurch We would love to see you there if you happen to be in Christchurch on this date.

Music Therapy New Zealand proudly presents ‘Building Confidence’

Today is International Children’s Day! Here at Music Therapy New Zealand we felt this was a good time to share our new video! This has a focus on senior students in a Learning Support Unit (LSU) making big personal gains through participation in group Music Therapy. Starring the awesome students at Rongotai College, Wellington! #InternationalChildrensDay #MusicThearpy #Confidence

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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