Information about STANZA

STANZA is the Spanish Teachers’ Association of New Zealand Aotearoa. We’ve been supporting teachers and the teaching of Spanish in New Zealand for more than twenty years.

What STANZA does:

  • Maintain a website with information, activities and resources.
  • Organise competitions for students with prizes and certificates.
  • Organise activities for teachers: PDs, Immersion Weekend, informal meetings.
  • Represent teachers of Spanish with the Ministry of Education, NZQA, NZALT.
  • Circulate information on activities, events, curriculum and assessment.


Contact information

STANZA, PO Box 911053, Victoria Street, West Auckland 1142


President: Cheryl Van Dijck cheryl.VanDijck@stcuthberts.school.nz

Vice-president: Gloria Vázquez gloria.vazquez@aut.ac.nz

Treasurer: Constanza Tolosa c.tolosa@auckland.ac.nz

Webmaster: Virginia Frontan virginia.frontan@acgedu.com

Executive member: María Lamberto m.lamberto@kingscollege.school.nz