Kia ora koutou With the rapidly evolving situation around Covid-19, I wanted to make contact to update you on the initial steps we are taking at Recorded Music NZ to support our recording artists, record labels and the wider industry. Supporting one another will be key in navigating through the next few months and the […]

Get involved in raising funds for the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards official charity partner On Friday 8 November, Kiwis are encouraged to wear their favourite kiwi artist or band tee and donate to MusicHelps, a charity dedicated to developing and sustaining projects that use music to help and heal people in need in our […]

More than 30 New Zealand screen, music and interactive media creators have submitted a joint position paper to the Government’s review of the Copyright Act.  The group represents New Zealand film makers, television producers, broadcasters and home entertainment distributors, songwriters, composers, recording artists and music companies, production and post production companies, and interactive media and […]

The New Zealand Music Industry has submitted a joint sector submission to the Copyright Act review. Industry and advocacy groups Recorded Music New Zealand, APRA AMCOS, Independent Music NZ (IMNZ), The Music Managers Forum (MMF NZ) and the NZ Music Commission Te Reo Reka O Aotearoa have set out the industry’s responses to the issues […]

Another year of growth led by streaming Aotearoa’s recorded music industry recorded a fourth straight year of revenue growth in 2018, increasing by 7.7 per cent to $107.9 million. Streaming is now undeniably king of New Zealand’s music landscape, accounting for 69 per cent of all recorded music revenue in 2018 and totalling $74.2m. Services […]

Recorded Music NZ has released the 2017 Economic Contribution of the Music Industry report. The report was commissioned by Recorded Music NZ with the support of industry organisations APRA AMCOS and The NZ Music Commission and conducted by PWC. The report reveals that the New Zealand music industry contributed $639 million to New Zealand’s GDP […]

New Zealand screen and music organisations have welcomed the release of the Issues Paper on the review of the Copyright Act as an important step in the review process. The organisations represent the interests of local and international creators in the music, film and television production and distribution sectors.  These sectors make a major cultural and economic […]

The Recorded Music New Zealand 2017 annual report is now available and we are pleased to report that we met our 2017 strategic goals across our three core divisions: maximising our collective licensing revenue, delivering world class services to membership and protecting and promoting music via our ProMusic activities. We managed to grow our collective […]