The New Zealand Academy of Highland and National Dancing

Conference 2022 photos - 22nd Sep 2022

Here is the link to the fabulous photos that were taken on Saturday night at Conference by Bret Watkins

Password: Fling

Virginia International Tattoo 2023 - 5th Aug 2022

The Highland Dance Company of New Zealand has accepted an invitation to perform at the 2023 Virginia International Tattoo in April 2023. 
We are asking for applications from senior dancers that would like to join the company on this trip.
Dates are as follows:
Depart New Zealand Thursday 13th April and return home Saturday 29th April. (School holidays are from 7th - 24th April)
Application forms can be found under Resources, downloads
The closing date for applications is 31 August 2022

If you require any additional information, please do not hesitate to contact me - admin

Academy Technical training course - 17th Jul 2022

The next ATTC course covering the Highland syllabuses will be held in Palmerston North on the weekend of 13/14 August.
To attend the full 2 days the cost will be $250
To attend either day the cost will be $150
Grade 1 - Grade 4 will be covered on the Saturday and Grade 5 - Advanced will be covered on the Sunday.
Could you please advise the secretary if you would like to 25th July. Email:

Youth Representative Role - 2nd Jul 2022

Dear Member
Executive wish to advise the closing date for nominations for our Youth Representative Role has been extended to Monday 11th July 2022 at 5pm.  Nominations can only be accepted using the official Nomination Form which can be found on the website – they can be posted to NZAHND, P O Box 5470, Palmerston North or emailed to
If you require any additional information, please contact the Secretary

30 June closing date - 22nd Jun 2022

A reminder that on 30 June the following entries close

  • September exam entries
  • Solo Seal Entries
Also nominations for
  • North & South Island Representatives 
  • Youth Representative
  • Business of a minor nature for Annual General meeting

Southland Teachers & Judges Exam workshop - 7th Mar 2022

The Southland teachers & judges are hosting an exam workshop on April 2nd & 3rd in Gore, with Tutor Mrs Jacque Seque
See downloads for entry form and further information

Solo Seal 2022 March 5th - 19th Feb 2022

Solo Seal 2022
Saturday March 5th at the Aurora Centre, Burnside High School, Christchurch, commencing at 6 p.m.
Limited tickets are now available, Adults $25, Children $10
Please email Academy Secretary with the number of tickets that you require. Once received payment details will be advised.

Solo Seal 2022 - 11th Jan 2022

Solo Seal 2022, will be held in Christchurch on Saturday 05th March at the Auroroa Centre, Burnside High School commencing at 6 p.m.
Ticketing information will be advised in due course

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