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NEWZATS Conference 2018


Sun 8 Jul 2018, 6:00pm–9:00pm
Mon 9 Jul 2018, 8:30am–6:00pm
Tue 10 Jul 2018, 8:45am–6:30pm
Tue 10 Jul 2018, 7:00pm–11:00pm
Wed 11 Jul 2018, 8:45am–6:30pm

Where: The University of Auckland Music Theatre, 6 Symonds Street, CBD, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Members 3-day pass Early-bird (before 30 April): $350.00
  • Members 3-day pass: $420.00
  • Members 1-day pass: $140.00
  • Non-Members 3-day pass Early-bird (before 30 April): $450.00
  • Non-Members 3-day pass: $495.00
  • Non-Members 1-day pass: $165.00
  • Students 3-day Pass: $140.00
  • Students 1-day Pass: $50.00
  • Additional fees may apply


NEWZATS presents biennial conferences around NZ. While the conferences focus on professional development for singing teachers, we welcome anyone with an interest in the singing voice, choral and musical directors, accompanists, and singers.

You do not have to be a NEWZATS member to attend, however members do get a substantial discount on the registration fees.

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Speakers: (see bios on the website -

David Jones: (New York) Keynote Speaker
Nick Hollamby: (Brisbane/Christchurch) Guest Speaker
Lisa Tui: (Christchurch) Barbara Nicholls Memorial Lecture - Waiata Maori in the Singing Studio & NCEA

Three social events:
Meet and Greet: Sunday 8th July, 6pm
Delegates are invited to arrive on Sunday and enjoy the hospitality of Frances Wilson at Auckland Opera Studio.

At 7pm, we will go next door for an informal dinner at Gina's Italian Kitchen (own expense, partners welcome).

30th Anniversary Celebration: 9th July, 5:30pm
A birthday celebration with complimentary champagne and cake, sponsored by St Cecilia.

Conference Dinner: 10th July, 7pm
La Cigale French Bistro, Parnell. Tickets $80. Includes complimentary drink on arrival, entree platter at the table, main and dessert, and fantastic entertainment.

Registration fees:
3-day Pass - Early-bird - $350
3-day Pass - Full - $420
1-day Passes - $140

3-day Pass - Early-bird - $450
3-day Pass - Full - $495
1-day Passes - $165

3-day Pass - $140
1-day Passes - $50

- Early-bird registrations end on 30 April.
- Daily registrations can be made at the venue, but pre-registration is preferred.

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