List of New Zealand Music Industry Resources

This page lists helpful resources for people working in the New Zealand music industry. If you think you provide a resource relevant to New Zealand Music Industry and Events, then you can email us at and let us know why you should be included.

  • List of Rehearsal Spaces in Auckland – a useful list of places where you can make noise when practicing as a band!
  • List of venues that allow bands to play in Auckland – A list of venues that make it easy for bands to play there.
  • New Zealand Musician Magazine – the legendary magazine that is helpful for NZ musicians.
  • New Zealand Events Association – NZEA is a team of people passionate about delivering quality events in New Zealand.
  • Entertainment Technology New Zealand – ETNZ is a great resource for those working in the technical side of the NZ Entertainment industry.
  • Sound Girls provides support for women in the Music industry both live sound and recording engineers.
  • Music Helps – An organisation dedicated to improving the mental health of those who work in the music industry. Legendary!
  • New Zealand Music Producers Guild – NZMPG is a group for New Zealand music producers providing opportunities to upskill with workshops, contract literacy, and access to plugins.
  • Pocomoto provides door person, merch sales and more event services for New Zealand music gigs. Silke can bring an EFTPOS machine and offer earplugs to purchase at your gig too!
  • New Zealand Music Commission – An organisation that supports the growth of New Zealand Music businesses, from helping bands with touring to assisting people with music industry internships and more.
  • NZ On Air – a body that helps fund New Zealand Music projects, with rounds all year round to help NZ music get recorded and gain airplay.
  • New Zealand Music Managers Forum – Advocates for and develops skills of music managers and self-managed artists in Aotearoa.
  • APRA AMCOS ensures that New Zealand artists get paid for their music being played in the public domain. Every artist should make sure they are registered with them.
  • Recorded Music NZ is the body that deals with music licensing in New Zealand. If you need to use music for any project, you should contact them to make sure you do it in a legit manner, it’s surprisingly cheap to do things the right way! Don’t be a drainer, support local recording artists and practitioners.
The Rock Factory is an ETNZ Silver Member. We support what ETNZ provide for our industry.
Music helps are dedicated to improving mental health in the music industry. You can contact them if you need help or advice. An amazing service for our musicians and crew.