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Waikato / Bay of Plenty /Regional contacts

Regional contacts in the Waikato / Bay of Plenty region

Welcome to the Waikato / Bay of Plenty regional pages - we hope that you will enjoy exploring our regional website. The Waikato / Bay of Plenty is a very active region comprising 30 choirs and numerous individual members. Every year we have a Big Sing Festival for secondary school choirs, and a Kids Sing, for primary aged choirs. Every three years we present a Sing Fest Project - involving choristers from our entire region, singing in different cities.  In 2015 we presented the Mozart Requiem, conducted by David Squire.  In 2019 we are presenting Haydn's Creation in 4 centres in our region. From 2019 our region became host to the Upper North Island Cadenza, a festival involving some of the best secondary school choirs who enter The Big Sing. Cadenza is held in Rotorua annually. Please read about the many opportunities to be involved in NZCF Waikato / Bay of Plenty events or concerts from members choirs.


Elizabeth Pilaar
027 694 6761



Debbie Alexander

Committee members:

Elizabeth Pilaar (Chair & Secretary), Hannah Carpenter (Vice Chair), Debbie Alexander (Treasurer), Jo Arthur, Lynda Cooney, Jayne Dujic, Stephanie Geor, Ann-Elise Miles, John Mullon, Elizabeth Murray, Jeremy Whimster (The Big Sing Coordinator) / Kay Hancock (The Big Sing Coordinator)
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