The New Zealand Academy of Highland and National Dancing


The August newsletter was posted today.
Reminder that Youth Representative ballot closes on 09 September and also Dance Development Course workshops are due by 6th September.


For our loyal members that attend conference we are  offering a 15% discount on all NZ Academy books and merchandise.

Reminder: We will not have Eftpos available this year.

Hawkes Bay Summer School 2012 - 4th Aug 2011

The schedule is now available for the Hawkes Bay Summer School in January 2012.
See Forms for the schedule

Irish Jig Hose and Girdles - 31st Jul 2011

McPhees in Tawa, Wellington have the correct colour Irish Jig Hose - website and green and gold girdles are available from Highland Supplies - website

Diploma Applications - 31st Jul 2011

Reminder that Diploma applications close with the Secretary on 01 August. Forms are available form the forms section of the website

Dancing girls at Christchurch Caledonian concert - 11th Jul 2011

Dancing girls at Christchurch Caledonian concert Abby Smith, Ariana Watkins, Shannon Fraser and Isabella McEwan who’s parents are all association with the Canterbury Caledonian Society Pipe Band danced at a fund raising concert in Timaru on Saturday night to raise funds for the band to travel to Scotland for the World Pipe Band Champs. Senior dancers Claudia Mitchell, Nicole Harding and Lana Donaldson also danced. The concert was held in Timaru as the National Pipe Band Concert was to be held there in March but was cancelled due to the Earthquake.

See the Gallery for more pictures

Highland Dance Company of NZ - Auckland Region Performance - 11th Jul 2011

Highland Dance Company of NZ - Auckland Region Performance Dancers in The Highland Dance Company of New Zealand Auckland Region have recently performed the choreographed traditional item "NZ Dancing Feet" at two events and the response has been great.
The first performance was as guest dancers at the Waitakere City Performing Arts Society 2011 Dance Showcase on Sunday 12th June. Bronwyn Jensen (Vice President of PACANZ and Northern North Island
Representative) comments after the performance were "I thought your item was just stunning and so contemporary. It was great to have a guest item that was still dance, but very different from anything else we had
on show". The second performance was at the Auckland and District Pipe Band Ceilidh in Mt Eden on Saturday 25th June. The next invitation is for the Auckland Region to perform at the Remuera Business
Association's Scottish Festival on 1st October.
See the gallery for further photos

Subscriptions due 30 June - 23rd Jun 2011

Just a reminder that subscriptions are due 30 June for the discounted rate. Subscription forms are available to download from the forms page on the website

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