Sistema Aotearoa performs at APO Adventures South

On Saturday, July 22nd, all five Sistema Aotearoa orchestras performed at the Vodafone Events Centre as part of the APO Adventures South programme. This was a particularly exciting moment for our youngest Tupaia orchestra, who performed their first concert ever to...

The Prime Minister visits Sistema!

On Friday 26th May, the Prime Minister of NZ, Rt Hon Bill English, visited Otara to share in all the fun we have at Sistema Aotearoa and to see first-hand the impact the programme is having on the lives of our students, their whanau and the community. The students...

Newsletter: Term 1, 2017

Enjoy the latest newsletter from Sistema Aotearoa! We have had an exciting and busy start to 2017. Otara Music Centre has been filled with the sounds of new repertoire being learned and new techniques being mastered. As you will read in this newsletter we have had a great Term 1…

Kupe Orchestra – 100% Pass Test to Take Instruments Home

Congratulation to all the students in the KUPE orchestra who have achieved a 100% pass rate in their ‘instrument license tests’ and have been awarded an instrument to take home.  All these hard working students have demonstrated they can care for their instruments...

Our Pūoru Pīrere Programme is Growing

We are delighted to be adding three new Otara Early Learning Centres to our Pūoru Pīrere Programme. This week we’ve enjoyed meeting the new tamariki at St Johns Evangelist Pre-School, East Tamaki Child Care Center and Poetiare O Rongomai. We’ll also be spending some...

Our Website is Now Live!

Sistema Aotearoa has launched its new website so you can keep up to date with our activities and upcoming opportunities.






Sistema Aotearoa
PO Box 61-171, Otara, Manukau, 2159
Phone: 021 618 922