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NZ Music Month 2022

New Zealand Music Month - Week 2

This May we’re celebrating New Zealand Music Month in the library with children’s programmes, displays, quizzes, and music in the library.

Bring the kids along to a special musical Toddler Time session, at:

Te Aroha Library - Tuesday 11.00am - 11.30am - please RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Morrinsville Library - Wednesday 11.00am - 11.30am -please RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Matamata Library - Friday 11.00am - 11.30am - please RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Toddler Times are half-hour session of fun aimed at 2 - 5 year olds.

We’ll also be displaying some of our great music books and playing New Zealand music in the library throughout May.

Each week, we’ll test your musical knowledge with short quizzes. This week’s questions are:

6)      What is the title of New Zealand’s National Anthem?

7)      Who is New Zealand’s best-known Opera Singer?

8)      Freddie Mercury led which regal-sounding band?

9)      Who was the father of the former Mrs Lisa Marie Jackson”

10)    Which Robbie was a “Rock DJ”?

We’ll make the answers available with next week’s quiz or drop in to the library to see if you were right.

Answers to week 1 questions: 

1)          Who sang with the Wailers? Bob Marley

2)          Elton John sang the theme song for what 1994 Walt Disney movie? The Lion King

3)          Which Australian teenager had a No.1 with “I should be so lucky”? Kylie Minogue

4)          Who was the well-known New Zealand singer of “Cheryl Moana Marie”? John Rowles

5)          Which New Zealand band sang “Six months in a Leaky Boat”? Split Enz