The purpose of the Auckland Organ Association is to foster and promote an appreciation, understanding and interest in organs, organ building, organ music, in the Auckland and surrounding regions of New Zealand.

The Auckland Organ Association...

  • holds meetings and activities for the exchange of ideas, mutual support and fellowship of those interested in organs and organ music
  • supports church, concert and amateur organists in their craft, and provides opportunities to increase their skills • encourages young people and others to learn to play the organ and to enter formal study
  • arranges and promotes solo recitals or concerts incorporating organ, by local and visiting artists
  • provides information and advice on, the organ and its music
    works closely with other musical groups with similar objectives

All members of the Auckland Organ Association are automatically also members of the New Zealand Organ Association.

For more information about the Auckland Organ Association, please explore the items on the menu.

Organ Crawl, St Johns An organ student Inside the house organ
Members on an “organ tour” visit St John the Baptist Church in Northcote Encouraging organists of all ages and abilities! What makes it go?

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The Organ Performance Competition aims to encourage the learning of organ and striving for above-average organ playing.

Entrants who do well in the Auckland regional competition are encouraged to go on to enter the national competition in the following year.

This year the competition is to be held:

Saturday 29 August 2020  at 11am

St Matthew-in-the-City, Hobson St, Auckland.

For further information on the competition, rules and entry form download this PDF.

The organ they must play:

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From time-to-time the Auckland Organ Association sends email messages to inform about upcoming organ concerts, workshops, and other news that we think would interest you.

(Members of the association additionally receive regular emails, our newsletter, and the quarterly magazine "NZ Organ News" from the New Zealand Organ Association)

If you would like to receive these emails, then please join our list by using the form below.

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Our mailing list is managed through Mailchimp ( When you click Subscribe you will be taken to the Mailchimp website where you can confirm your subscription - an email will be sent to you with a confirmation link. To unsubscribe at any time, you can follow the instructions in this email or at the bottom of emails we send to you.

Your personal details as entered on this form will be used only to send emails directly from the Auckland Organ Association to inform you of upcoming concerts, workshops, and other news in the organ music world. It will not be shared with any third party.

The Auckland Organ Association and the New Zealand Organ Association both follow the same privacy policy as follows:

  1. 1. PRIVACY ACT 1993: The Association uses computer systems to record membership information. Under the Privacy Act it is necessary for members to be informed of this. Clause 22 of the Incorporated Societies Act 1908 requires all applicants for membership of a Society registered under that Act to supply their names and addresses. The information provided on your application from will only be used by the Officers of the Association to enable them to conduct the Association's business and will not be supplied to outside bodies without your approval. You may, at any time, request a copy of your information that the Association holds on computer, to check that it is correct.

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