This experientially based training includes both theoretical and practical components. This is part of the training for Dunedin and Christchurch trainees and the workshop is open to others. This workshop is suitable for anyone working in the human relations fields.

This workshop is also open to AANZPA Practitioners for their continued professional development.

Application of the training may be in formal groups, in clinical or community settings, the management of work teams or in the informal groups of everyday life.

Written Application

Write to us stating your experience, specific focus for this training and send to Include your contact details including e-mail address and phone number. 

Enrol for the Five Day Marae Based Intensive February 2022

Training in Action


Workshop Code: TIA-2021-Marae


Begins at 6:00 pm Wednesday 23 February 2022. Finishes at 3:00 pm Sunday 27 February 2022.


23 – 27 February 2022


Huirapa Marae, Puketeraki, Karitane

Training Hours

30 Hours


$720.00 incl GST.

A deposit of $50 must accompany enrolments; this is fully refundable if you do not proceed to training.

Enrolments close 11 February 2022 at which time full payment is required.


Telephone CITP Director Sara Crane +64 27 3299116



Sara Crane, Simon Gurnsey, Hamish Brown, Judith McDonald, Maria Snegirev

Sara Crane

Sara Crane

Sara Crane is the PANZ Ōtautahi and Ōtepoti Campus Director of Training. She is a Psychodramatist, a Trainer Educator Practitioner (TEP, AANZPA) and is a Registered Psychotherapist with a special interest in children and families and has a long-standing involvement with Playback Theatre. (More...)

Hamish Brown

Hamish Brown

Hamish is a Psychodramatist, Trainer Educator Practitioner (TEP) and delivers training in Auckland in Aotearoa New Zealand through PANZ Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland.  (more...)

Simon Gurnsey

Simon Gurnsey

Simon Gurnsey is a Sociometrist and AANZPA’s Treasurer. He lives and works in a small community in Whangarei Heads. Psychodrama has been his passion and delight since his first experience of it in the late 80s.

Judith McDonald

Judith McDonald

Judith works in private practice as a Registered Psychotherapist. Her pathway to attaining her interim psychotherapy registration was by qualifying as a Psychodramatist. She enjoys walking, reading, semi-occasional gardening and getting away for weekends and holidays with her family and dog in their house bus.

Maria Snegirev

Maria Snegirev

Maria is a Psychodramatist, Registered Psychotherapist and experienced group facilitator. She has been a member of AANZPA since about 2010 and has held various roles on the committee of the Otago branch. Maria studied at Otago and has a B.A. in Russian Language and Literature, and a Diploma in Teaching. She has 20 years experience of leading Non-Violence programmes and has completed level 1 of Imago training. (More...)