Street Dance NZ ... Igniting the Potential in Our Community
To Identify and Nurture Opportunities that Empower.
1. Manaakitanga: Caringo We value the person first and foremost and we value all our dancers and dance family.o This also extends to include accountability, integrity and ethical responsibility2. Mana Motuhake and Ako: Achievement, Expectations and Reciprocal Learningo We expect high performance of ourselves, our volunteers, and our dancers to rise to challenges placed before them. We encourage innovativeness and creativity.o We encourage our dance community to utilise skills and knowledge from each other that promote innovativeness, creativity and support a concert of learning and teaching styles.3. Whanaungatanga & Kotahitanga: Relationships and Unityo Building relationships, working as one united and loyal to each other, our kaupapa- DNA and our dancers.o Achievement is enhanced when based on strong, sincere relationships.4. Kaitiakitanga: our Environmento SDNZ, our team and our dance family will be aware of where they are, the importance of our regions, our country and our international dance arenas when we travel abroad.o To always put our best foot forward as positive role models nurturing the environments we are a part of.
"Passion needs Direction ..the Goal…the Plan... the Process...""I feel so privileged to be working with this amazing community of people that make up Street Dance NZ. I am passionate about young people and feel so excited about the opportunity to work alongside this awesome community of people. I love this Dance community, dance is such a great vehicle to grow great people…. and I am looking forward to being a part of this Street Dance NZ Whanau, to hand on the baton of knowledge and experience that we have to this next generation, by training, equipping and empowering young people to be all they were destined to be. … its going to take us all working together to make a difference in a young persons life… Bev is an Executive Consultant: and is an experienced Executive Event Producer, Professional Development of Organizations and Individuals in NZ and Internationally. Performance Coaching (Vocals and Speakers) and Event Production, Stage Management, Sponsorship, Media, PR Communications, Conferences, Weddings, Festivals, Music Shows, Free Lance Producer, Creative Consultant, Media, PR Marketing. Bev has worked on a number of key events within the music, conference, for corporate and not for profit industries. She has had extensive experience in working and consulting for many non profit organisations which includes: Tear Fund, Compassion, World Vision, Family First NZ, Focus on The Family NZ, Hillsong Church Conferences NZ, Family TV, Promise Keepers NZ, Parachute Music Festival, the Executive Producer Global Leadership Summit Willow Creek Association NZ, International Chicago GLS Training Team, Asia, Director Onslaught Youth Camp, National Producer Get Smart Youth Conference NZ and Fiji. Project Manager, Spokesperson, For the Sake of Our Children Trust. AlsoSponsorship Manager Monster Super X Australasia Super Cross Championship – Homegrown Music Festival– Band Management
Performer, Event Management Student"Kia ora, my name is Andrew. I am 19 years old and have been a part of the Street Dance NZ team since 2010. I enjoys all performing arts and love seeing others find their passion in life." Andrew is in his second year at AUT studying a Bachelor of Event Management. He sees street dance in New Zealand as an amazing tool to connect with youth, build confidence and develop skills.