Music Therapy Week

Celebrate the Music Therapy that is happening throughout New Zealand

 Music Therapy Week 19th – 25th October 2020

Keeping Community in Mind

Music Therapy Week, celebrates the growing Music Therapy work within the field of Mental Health as well as advocating the benefits that the professional use of Music Therapy can have on the wellbeing of our communities. We are looking forward to a week of celebrating Music Therapy in Aotearoa

Music Therapy Week aims to increase the awareness of Music Therapy and celebrate the Music

Therapy that is happening throughout NZ in health, education and varied settings.

We also aim to foster connections with other disciplines and ensure every

New Zealander knows how to access a Music Therapist.

Music Therapy NZ is a member of Allied Health NZ


Music Therapy Week 2020 - Schedule of Events

Music Therapy Week 2020 - Webinars

Keeping Community in Mind in Collaboration with – Music Therapy Week 2020

Webinar 1: Tāngata Whaiora – Working to Support Māori Students Receiving Music Therapy in Assisted Learning Environment 

Music Therapy Week 2020 - Media Events

Music Therapy Week  Tapatahi news

If you missed Tapatahi news on Māori Television this morning,  you can watch Te Ao Tapatahi – On Demand, to see Billie Jo Hohepa-Ropiha interview New Zealand Registered Music Therapists Ruby Solly and Megan Glass speak about our virtual choir project for Music Therapy Week. Click the link below to watch at (14.50 min)

Regional News  Connecting Wellington

Check out the article on page 4 of Regional News – Connecting Wellington Issue 136, October 13th 2020. Wellington based Registered Music Therapist Sophie Sabri talks about her passion for making music accessible to everyone. Click the link below to read the article.

Music Therapy Week  Planet FM 104.6 FM

Arts practitioners from Tāmaki Makaurau and beyond discuss their work, their journeys and those important issues that affect us all. 90 minutes of frank, open discussion, great music, inspiring thoughts and fascinating projects! Click the link below to Listen to this podcast at (52.55min)