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Why Join?

We make it easy for owners of sound recordings to collect royalties when their work is broadcast on radio or…

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Register as an Artist
New Zealand recording artists (Recording Artists) may be able to share in a portion of licence fees and royalties collected through direct registration with Recorded Music NZ in its direct-Scheme (Direct-to-Recording Artist Scheme).

Register as an Artist

New Zealand recording artists may be able to share in a portion of licence fees and royalties collected through direct…

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Distribution

Recorded Music NZ distributes the income it receives, less running costs, to copyright holders each year.

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International Royalties
Bilateral agreements can exist between collecting societies in different territories. These assist in collecting and distributing royalties for copyright owners who don’t have direct representation in the other territory.

International Royalties

Reciprocal or bilateral agreements can exist between collecting societies in different territories. These assist in collecting and distributing royalties for…

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ISRC Codes

The International Standard Recording Code (ISRC) provides a means of identifying audio/video or audio-visual recordings internationally. Each 12 digit code…

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FAQs for Music Makers

We have put together a list of the questions we are asked most often. If you can’t find an answer…

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