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Queens Birthday Honours

Congratulations to our members Derek Lardelli and Tom Rainey

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WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Congratulations to all the children's music creators who were recognised at the 2020 awards.

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MUSIC INDUSTRY WELCOMES GOVERNMENT SUPPORT

APRA AMCOS NZ and the rest of the New Zealand music industry today 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.

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Congrats!

The finalists for the 2020 NZ Jazz Awards have been announced

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Silver Scroll FAQs

Check out the answers to some frequently asked questions about the Silver Scroll Award Entries

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Support and Advocate: Sustainability Fund for writer members

Songwriter and composer members worldwide can apply for the $2,000 grant.

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The At Home Sessions: second edition

3-2-1 songwriting sessions and Meet the Locals Virtual are back! 

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Live streaming music licensing advice for APRA members

Here’s what you need to know in regards to music licensing and live streaming

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Tips of the Trade: digital licensing and claiming live stream royalties

How your music makes money from digital platforms.

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Finalists Announced

Congratulations to the finalists for the 2020 NZ Country Music Awards!

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International Song Comp

Winners, place-getters, and honourable mentions announced, including 11 honours for Kiwi artists.

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Create: a bi-lingual music industry

Hinewehi Mohi talks about her role as Pītau Whakarewa and some initiatives for Māori members.

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Create: programs and opportunities for our members

Register for 3-2-1 Sessions and Meet the Locals networking

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Create: live streaming and the value of music

Find out about live stream licensing and claiming royalties.

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Create: tips for self-managed artists and managers

Artist manager John Watson shares tips on using this time to connect with fans and take care of your business.

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FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

Congratulations to the finalists of the 2020 NZ Children's Music Awards

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2020 MAY BOOK

Now online! Lots of helpful info and tips, and some great articles about how to get your music out there and move your career forward.

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COVID-19 resources for our members living overseas

It is a very difficult time to be away from home during the COVID-19 situation

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FREE ACCOUNTING HELP LINE

We're delighted to announce that we can now offer APRA members access to a free accounting helpline, thanks to Entertainment Accounting.

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Covid-19: Music Sector Request To Government

A 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 immediate assistance, and further measures to assist the industry with recovery and return to productivity in the coming months and years ahead. 

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The latest music industry update

Some good news and helpful info as we move through week four of lock down.

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Financial assistance during Covid-19

What different avenues do music creatives have to access financial assistance? Here we gather info about the options.

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Message from Bic Runga

In this challenging time of uncertainty, NZ writer representative on the APRA board, Bic Runga, sends a few words of solidarity and encouragement. 

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Music Industry Update on Covid-19

As we head into the weekend, the NZ music industry organisations have a collective update on our activities.

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What you need to know about 2020 LPRs

Important information for members who played live gigs between July 2019 and April 2020

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Live-stream licence info

Are you wondering whether you need a licence or what kind of licence you may need for your live-stream?

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E TE KĀHUI TAU

Kia ora mai rā e Te Kāhui Tau - ngā kaititotito, ngā manutīoriori me ngā ringapuoro.

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Live performance report royalties to be paid early

You won't need to wait until November, we're paying your performance reports royalties in May.

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Live streaming Dramatic Context performances update

The following advice ONLY relates to live streaming of performances licensed under an APRA AMCOS Dramatic Context licence.

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Music Industry Update on Covid-19

The situation has changed rapidly this week, with unprecedented steps taken by Government that will affect every member of our music community and all New Zealanders.

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Creative NZ on Covid-19

The national arts development agency of the New Zealand government gives an update on their plans to support the NZ arts sector through Covid-19.

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have you lost work?

Tell us how you have been impacted.

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COVID-19 STATEMENT

Keeping the music industry viable through Covid-19

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How we’re working during COVID-19

Our staff across our New Zealand and Australian offices will be working from home from Wednesday 18 March

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International Song Comp finalists

Jamie McDell, Darren Watson and Kaylee Bell among the Kiwi nominees for this esteemed award.

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The 2020 Vanda & Young Global Songwriting Competition is open

We're back and cash prizes are on offer. Good luck!

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Global APRA Music Awards London winners announced

Awards presented to standout talent Cloves, Jed Kurzel, Jordan Rakei and Nick Cave & Warren Ellis.

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Global APRA Music Awards Nashville winners announced

Tommy Emmanuel, Seaforth, Rick Price, Morgan Evans and Phil Barton honoured. 

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Tips of the Trade: what are neighbouring rights?

Do you know your neighbouring rights? Don't fret if you don't, Recorded Music NZ can help explain.

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Free Seminar

Come along to this open seminar with our Swedish songwriter guests.

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Event Calendar

Jul

23

APRA AMCOS Boards Meet
APRA AMCOS Boards Meet

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Sep

10

2020 APRA Silver Scrolls
The APRA Silver Scroll Awards are returning to Christchurch for the first time since 2009 to celebrate another year of excellence in New Zealand songwriting. 

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Sep

24

APRA AMCOS Boards Meet
APRA AMCOS Boards Meet

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Nov

18

APRA AMCOS Boards Meet
APRA AMCOS Boards Meet

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