Distribution statements / invoice requests are currently being sent. You will receive this shortly or you can access now through the artist login page In this very challenging year, we are very pleased to report that Recorded Music NZ will deliver our 2020 distribution early, and that this year’s distribution will be the biggest we have […]

The New Zealand music sector  has welcomed the Government’s announcement of a package of measures to support the arts and culture sector back to recovery following the impact of Covid-19. The package will create a jobseekers programme for the creative sector similar to the previous PACE scheme, to provide an income to artists and creative […]

Recorded Music NZ has led the contemporary music sector in a request to government for assistance in light of the impact of covid-19.  The request was sent to government on 17th April on behalf of Recorded Music NZ, APRA AMCOS, NZ Promoters Association, MMF and IMNZ.  We have asked government for a number of measures for […]

MusicHelps has announced the details of its initial emergency grant response to the COVID-19 crisis, which in just a few short weeks has shattered the livelihoods of kiwi music workers nationwide.  The music industry charity will be making a $500 rapid response grant available to people that are New Zealand citizens or residents, have been […]

As we are all adjusting to alert level 4 here in Aotearoa we wanted to reach out during this time of self-isolation, to let you know the whole Recorded Music NZ team is working remotely and is here to support you. Our thoughts are with you all wherever you may be hunkering down currently and that you are […]

  As we head into the weekend, the music industry bodies and organisations wanted to update our music community and whanau. The events of this week, the new restrictions around gatherings, travel, and everyday life, are having a profound impact on everyone involved in our music industry – not only musicians and songwriters, but crew […]

In a night of firsts, Mel Parsons won both her first Tui and the first Tui of the decade at the Auckland Folk Festival this evening. The indie-folk artist won Best Folk Artist | Te Kaipuoro Taketake Toa for her fourth studio album, Glass Heart. She started writing the album in Lyttelton, New Zealand before moving […]

Six Tui awarded to New Zealand’s behind-the-scenes talent at Massey University The fourth annual Artisan Awards were held tonight at Massey University’s School of Music and Creative Media Production in Wellington, recognising the behind-the-scenes achievements in Aotearoa’s music industry. Taking out the Massey University Best Producer | Te Kaiwhakaputa Toa was Josh Fountain for his […]

Music Managers Added To The Talent Celebrated At VNZMA Artisan Awards Six awards will be presented at the Artisan Awards on 4 November Recognising Aotearoa’s extraordinary behind-the-scenes music talent, the fourth annual Artisan Awards will be celebrated at Massey University’s School of Music and Creative Media Production in Wellington on 4 November. Five New Zealand […]