Raukatauri Music Therapy Centre
Music brings us closer together. It can be made and enjoyed by anyone, and at times like this, the connectivity that music brings is more important than ever. Whether it’s listening, creating or performing, the shared experience of music really can bring us together in the face of uncertainty.
Music is predictable and rhythmic, it improves, co-ordinates and organises movement. It captures and maintains attention which is essential for learning. Music activities help to develop social skills, listening, turn taking and paying attention.
The Trust works closely with Somerville School in Panmure, The Wilson School in Takapuna and Starship Hospital in Grafton. They also provide training for students studying Music Therapy and have students from NZ, Australia, the USA and the UK. Internationally they have a strong association with Nordoff Robins, the world leader in Music Therapy.