Welcome to MOODLE for MAINZ, Auckland.

We look forward to teaching you this year, and wish you all the best in your chosen programme of study. MAINZ tutors are passionate about music and audio, so use your time here to gain valuable insight into the music industry whenever you can, both in AND out of the classroom. If you have any questions or need any support please don't hesitate to contact us via MOODLE or by making an appointment at reception with any of our support and academic staff, most of whom are located on Level 3.

Using MOODLE is very important at MAINZ. You should use MOODLE to :- discuss the course with your class (via the forum), message individual students and tutors, upload assignments, check originality of your work, engage with online resources, find your timetable and view the academic calendar and other vital information for 2017. You can download the free MOODLE app for your device or login from your PC.

Thanks and good luck for 2017,
MAINZ staff

MAINZ Timetable (click on your Programme name in the left-hand column)
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Please check your Moodle course forums!
by Alan Brown - Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 6:43 PM

Some students have set their preferences to 'single daily digest' email of forum posts and so are not always getting notifications. Set this to single email per post so that you receive them correctly (under your profile settings).

Also please install the Moodle Mobile app on your iPads and phones - it's free and available for Apple & Android devices. When you do, under App Settings/Synchronization, make sure that "Allow sync only when on Wi-Fi" is NOT enabled (i.e. not green).

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Moodle Mobile settings to receive notifications
by Alan Brown - Friday, 17 March 2017, 6:56 PM

Within the Moodle Mobile app, there is an App Settings menu. Under Synchronization, make sure that "Allow sync only when on Wi-Fi" is NOT enabled so that you can always receive notifications.

By default, Message and Notification settings should not need to be adjusted, however if you are still not...

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MAINZ Arcade production schedule
by Kingsley Melhuish - Monday, 20 November 2017, 5:12 PM

See MAINZ Arcade production schedule attached.

Runsheets for each stage will be posted on Moodle tomorrow.

Notes from our meeting at lunchtime today:

  • If you are reliant on public transport, please let your programme leader/year co-ordinator know.
  • ID checks: no ID/parent = no entry
  • TPP’s Student Code of Conduct still applies – don’t be a dick..
  • There will be tutors supervising points of sale at the bars
  • Support the other artists – don’t just bail when you’ve finished!
  • Check Moodle notifications for updates.
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MAINZ Arcade gig ID required
by Chanelle Kerr - Thursday, 9 November 2017, 3:37 PM

Hi everyone,

Hope you are all excited for the final performances of the year.  The  MAINZ Arcade performance is scheduled for Tuesday 21 November and EVERYONE will be required to provide ID proof that they are 18 years or older. 

ID proof can be:  Drivers Licence, Passport or a Hospitality NZ 18+ ...

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Studylink 2018 & over the Summer Break - Apply NOW
by Chanelle Kerr - Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 12:08 PM

Hi everyone,

The last day of the 2017 academic year is 1 December.  If you were entitled to receive student allowance or student loan living costs you will receive one final payment in the week of 4 December.  If you are relying on financial assistance over the Summer Break now is the time to ...

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CV template and writing tips
by Nina Kolarevic - Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 10:31 AM

If you need help with writing your CV, please have a look at the template attached and the tips below.

For any further assistance, please contact Merrie McDougall on merriem@tpp.ac.nz.

CV Writing Tips

A Curriculum Vitae (CV) or Resume is your personal sales tool and should show how your future ...

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Cover letter template and writing tips
by Nina Kolarevic - Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 10:27 AM

Career Planning

Cover Letters – 10 Top Tips


Contact person: Merrie McDougall merrie@tpp.ac.nz

- Refer to the job description (use the exact words) at the top, as a title

- Address your letter to the correct person (if a person’s name is specified)

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Battle of the Beats: 22 Nov at The Empire Tavern
by Kingsley Melhuish - Monday, 6 November 2017, 2:00 PM

“Battle of the Beats” is a free MAINZ competition of original EMP (Electronic Music Production) sets, 20 to 30 minutes.

Register here: https://goo.gl/forms/KA1MO1WumsHv8z053

Sets are judged with prizes including a signed Tracy Chapman wall record and Black Dog burgers up for grabs.

The event is R18 unless accompanied by a parental guardian.

Wednesday 22nd of November
Empire Tavern
137 Victoria Street,

Free entry.

From 7pm.

Any questions contact Jay Roberts at
or 0220980022


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Last MAINZstage for 2017!!
by Kingsley Melhuish - Thursday, 2 November 2017, 6:36 PM

Don't miss the last MAINZstage for the year.

Hear the mastered Collab Week tracks at the free BBQ from 5pm!

A free event featuring:

Not Pretty Enough To Be Stupid
Normans Hill
Teia Kennedy
plus special guest band
Harry Himself featuring Kingsley At Mainz.

Also the recordings from the MAINZ Collab Project made last week with be launched (also on Soundcloud):


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Please return overdue library books
by Carol van Zijl - Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 1:30 PM

This message is only for students who still have books and other library material from the MAINZ library.  If not, just ignore.  Sorry about the needless worry.

I want to warn you in good time that you will not be allowed to graduate from MAINZ if you have outstanding library material.

Please see Carol immediately if necessary to discuss problems or return the items to the Library as soon as you can.