Music Therapy New Zealand Membership

Members of MThNZ support the growth of music therapy in Aotearoa,.

As a registered charitable organisation, MThNZ relies on the generous support of donors and friends to sustain its activities. 

Membership Benefits
NZ Registered Music Therapist
Friend Member
Corporate Member
Student Member
A copy of the annual NZ Journal of Music Therapy
A copy of our new-look MusT, our quarterly newsletter
Discounted Registration at MThNZ Events
Access to our online Members Area via the MThNZ website
The ability to nominate and vote for members of the MThNZ Council which works to raise awareness and understanding of Music Therapy in order to advance the provision of Music Therapy to all who will benefit from these services
Receive ‘The Pulse’, A monthly e-update
The chance to participate in regional groups which organise local events, workshops, and provide support for fellow practitioners
An opportunity to be involved and benefit from the work of the Special Interest Groups or MThNZ portfolios (see list below)
The opportunity to join a like-minded community of people and organisations who support Music Therapy in NZ
Access to the IHC Library collection of Music Therapy texts & the opportunity to recommend new purchases
To take part in the development of the professional profile of music therapy through advocacy and lobbying efforts
Create an Registered Music Therapist Public Profile
Access to New Vacancies & Online Enquiries for Services
Special Discounted Public Liability Insurance through AON
Music Shop Discount Codes
Ability to apply for and be awarded MThNZ Grants and Scholarships

Members Area Features

  • Council News, chair updates & documentation
  • Resources e.g. webinars, videos, surveys, neurochoir news and WFMT blog.
  • Regional Group Events
  • Events, courses, seminars, workshops and external PD opportunities
  • Registered Music Therapist Community Discussion Forum 
  • Music Therapy activities in NZ

Council Portfolio Groups

  • Aotearoa Crisis Intervention SIG
  • Learning Support SIG 
  • Health SIG – includes AHANZ and Allied Mental Health forum
  • Research SIG
  • NZRMTh Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics Review
  • Bi-Cultural and Multicultural Relationships
  • Private Practice SIG
  • Promotional Video Production
  • Music Therapy Week Event Team
  • Symposium Event Team
  • Project Grants Group
  • Regional Group Co-ordination
  • Business Development
  • Communication & Engagement Strategy
  • Liaison with NZ School of Music Advisory Board
  • Student and New Graduate Liaison
  • World Federation of Music Therapy