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ABOUT US - THE INSTITUTE OF REGISTERED MUSIC TEACHERS OF NZ


  The Institute of Registered Music Teachers of New Zealand is a body constituted under the Music Teachers Act 1981.

  Its purposes are defined in Section 4 of the Act 
  1. To promote the general advancement of music teaching, and the acquisition and dissemination of knowledge and skills connected with music teaching
  2. To protect the interests of music teachers in New Zealand:
  3. To protect and promote the interests of the public in relation to music teaching
  4. To hold conferences on music teaching and related subjects
  5. To publish a year book, giving an account of the proceedings of the Institute, the names of persons currently registered under this Act, and such other matters as may be of interest to members of the Institute
  6. To grant prizes, scholarships, and financial or other assistance to any person or organisation that may further the aims of the Institute
  7. To administer the fund known as the Helen Macgregor Tizard Benevolent Fund, previously administered by the Music Teachers Registration Board of New Zealand.

IRMTNZ council
IRMTNZ Council 2017
Council members for the three year term 2016-2019 are:

Standing L-R: John Drummond (Government Nominee); Margaret Maw (President); Andrew Buchanan-Smart
Seated L-R: Jocelyn Donaldson; Susan Smith ONZM; Wendy Hunt (Vice President); Elene Anderson (Registrar); Sarah Watson; Katherine Jones
Absent: Olga Barrett (past President); Sian Williamson; Margaret Whitworth.

COUNCIL MEMBERS CURRENTLY SERVING ARE:
 
PRESIDENT:

Margaret Maw

LTCL, FIRMT
11 Orchard Place
RD 1
Kaiapoi 7691
    (District 4)

Tel: (03) 327 6404
Email:
margaret.maw@gmail.com
Margaert Maw
 
 
VICE-PRESIDENT:

Wendy Hunt

M Ed, LTCL, Dip Tchg, FIRMT
513 Whitehead Road
Hastings 4120


Tel/Fax: (06) 878 8297 Email:
 wendyhunt0@gmail.com
Wendy Hunt
 
 
GOVERNMENT NOMINEE

Emeritus Professor John Drummond


BA(Hons), BMus (Leeds), PhD (Birmingham)
619 Highgate
Maori Hill
Dunedin 9010

Tel: 021 800 609
Email:
 drummond_john@yahoo.co.nz

John Drummond
 
COUNCIL District 1

Sarah Watson

BA (Hons), MA, LTCL (Mus.Ed), AIRMT
King's College
P O Box 22012
Otahuhu
Auckland 1640

Tel: (09) 951 9849
email
: wandswatson@xtra.co.nz
Sarah Watson
 

Susan Smith

ONZM, FTCL, ARCM, LRSM, AIRMT
50 Halesowen Avenue
Mt Eden Auckland 1041

Tel: (09) 629 3605
Email: 
sgaddis@xtra.co.nz
Susan Smith
 
COUNCIL District 2

Wendy Hunt

 above ( Vice President )

Andrew Buchanan-Smart

MA, MMus, FTCL, MBA, MMS, AIRMT
77 Rosebanks Drive
Tamahere RD3
Hamilton 3282

Tel: 027 658 4013
Email: 
andrew.buchanan.smart@outlook.com
Andrew Buchanan-Smart
 
COUNCIL District 3

Olga Barrett
FTCL, LRSM, TTC, FIRMT
371 Ruahine Street
Terrace End
Palmerston North 4410     (District 3)

Tel/Fax: (06) 358 8798
Email: 
olgabarrettmusic@gmail.com
Olga Barrett
 

Sian Williamson
AIRMT-DBM
57 Cruickshank Road
Clouston Park
Upper Hutt 5018
; (District 3)

Tel: (04) 526 8431
Email:
sianw57@gmail.com

Sian Williamson
 
COUNCIL District 4

Margaret Maw

 above ( President )

Katherine Jones
Cert Exec Mus, LTCL
19 Langley Place
Belfast
Christchurch 8051
Tel: (03) 323 8445

Email:
katejj.kj@gmail.com

Katherine Jones
 
COUNCIL District 5

Jocelyn Donaldson

LTCL, Dip SCSM Perf (Duet), AIRMT
107 Kildare Drive
Waikiwi
Invercargill 9810

Tel: (03) 215 6023
Email:
jocelyndonaldson@clear.net.nz

Jocelyn Donaldson
 

Margaret Whitworth

LTCL, AIRMT-DBM
9 East Avenue
St Clair
Dunedin 9012
Tel: (03) 455 8512

Email: 
margaretgwhitworth@gmail.com
Margaret Whitworth
 
 
 
 
REGISTRAR

Elene Anderson
P O Box 4122,
Christchurch 8140

Tel: (03) 384 4629 
Fax: (03) 384 4639
Email:
registrar@irmt.org.nz
Elene Anderson, Registrar
 
 
JOURNAL EDITOR
Joy Aberdein
BMus, LRSM
29 Collingwood Street
Ngaio
Wellington 6035

Tel: (04) 479 9276
Mob: (027) 240 7190
Email:
joy.aberdein@gmail.com
Joy Aberdein
 
     

   Life Members
Ian Harvey MNZM Auckland
Wallace Woodley QSO Christchurch


   Honorary Members
Ian Appleton Napier
Dr Peter Walls ONZM Wellington
Dame Gillian Weir UK
 
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