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Visit from Hon Aupito Tofae Su’a William Sio

We were privilege to have Hon Aupito Tofae Su'a William Sio , Minister of Pacific Peoples and the Associate Minister of Justice visit our programme. Minister Sio is a passionate advocate about the needs of Pacific people and has had a long association with Otara,...

Across the miles from Liverpool to Auckland

Very excitingly Rod Skipp Artistic Director of Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra's In Harmony Programme in England has come to work with our programme for a month while our MD Jess Hindin is on tour.  In Harmony Liverpool was established in Everton in 2009 and is a...

Sistema Aotearoa performance goes viral!

Over 22,000 views and 160 shares onto other pages!  Our Sistema students have grabbed everyone’s attention on social media. A video we posted of our Kupe Orchestra students performing Kafisi Niue side by side with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra has had extensive...

Pese! Fasi! Puoru! Concert

Vodafone events Centre, Manukau Our mid-year concert featuring all the students from Sistema Aotearoa was amazing. Over 300 students took part in this fantastic day which was divided into Act 1 and Act 2! First there was a concert featuring performances by the ...

Creative Souls Holiday Project

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Sistema NZ Hui

We took 44 Sistema Aotearoa students selected from 3 orchestras to the Sistema NZ Hui. In 2016 we hosted this event and this year it was held in Hamilton and was hosted by Sistema Waikato. All 4 Sistema NZ programmes were able to came together for a day of workshops,...

Iriaka Orchestra and APO 4 Kids Performance

       In what has become a highly anticipated annual event – our 6th year now – we had a great day out at Auckland Town Hall. This year it was the turn of the Iriaka orchestra and their whanau to excitedly load onto buses in Otara and whiz down the...

Entertaining at Longford Park Village

What better way to spend a morning than sharing our music. Students from the Kupe and Tiki orchestra had a wonderful morning at Longford Park Retirement Village playing and singing and enjoying morning tea with the residents. This was a very valuable...

Senior Performance Group Live on WHAT NOW TV2

The Senior Performance Group appeared live on a WHAT NOW TV2 special filmed on location in Ōtara this morning. It was a great privilege in a music rich community such as South Auckland that the producers elected focus on the growth of orchestral music in the...

Kafesi Niue goes viral!

Auckland Town Hall, Vodafone Events Centre are great concert venues but nothing quite beats playing right in the heart of Otara town mall. We love sharing our music with our community. On Saturday a small group from the Kupe orchestra put on a great...

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