Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa,
Kō Maungawhau te maunga
Kō Waitemata te moana
Kō te kaipuke Devonshire te waka
Nō Cornwall, nō Kotimani, nō Aerani ōku tupuna
Kō Hunter, kō Kingdon nga hapū
Kō Kārena tōku ingoa
Kāren Hunter is a musician, performance artist and musical facilitator from Aotearoa / New Zealand. Kāren’s speciality area is in working with Transformational Festivals and the Performing Arts.
Over Summer 2019 Kāren will offer introductions to Zenergy Global programmes at Resolution Festival and Luminate Festival. Kāren will also offer sound journeys and improvised atmospheric music in the Wellness Zone at Splore Festival.
Facilitating Presence & Collective Intelligence.
As a Zenergy programme leader Kāren adds an integrated aural dimension. She utilises sound in her contribution, for example with powerful listening, powerful speaking and team building. Karen has assisted on many Master Classes where an integration of left and right brain activities is especially useful.
Kāren facilitates creativity and music workshops throughout New Zealand as well as with individual clients as a coach, music teacher and facilitation supervisor.
Kāren is a student of Te Reo Maori ( the indigenous language of Aotearoa/New Zealand) and includes a variety of waiata Maori ( songs ) in her tool kit.
In addition to delivering quality musical tuition to groups and individuals, and tertiary institutions since 1991, Kāren has:
- Prana Festival 2015/16 – worked with core teams on meeting skills, and debrief processes. Introduced a facilitated performance space known as ‘The Circle Stage’.
- Evolve Festival 2016 – facilitated the core team debrief in the aftermath of a terrible storm which closed the festival early.
- Luminate Festival – presented a 3 day version of ‘The Art of Facilitation’ to the management team in 2018, which has assisted Luminate develop their purpose, culture and meeting skills.
- Has offered music workshops and Zenergy process workshops at Transformational Festivals throughout New Zealand since 2007.
More information, bio and background details are on Kāren’s homepage.
home page is www.karenhunter.com
Here is a sample of one of Kāren’s Creativity&Music workshops.