Who's APRA AMCOS?
We help music creators get paid for their work and give people easy ways to legally play and copy music.
Are you a music creator?
Songwriters, composers, and publishers can all join APRA AMCOS. Membership is free and helps you get paid for your music.
Looking for a music licence?
Find out how your business or event can get permission to use music and support the music industry.
Creating an audio or video production?
Access high-quality and cost-effective music to use in adverts, TV and radio programs, films and more.
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Songwriters and composers
Production music clients
Cue sheet clients
Get recognition for your work. Discover which competitions and initiatives for songwriters, composers, and other members of the music industry run throughout the year.
Since 1965, we've recognised and celebrated the artistic excellence and success of music creators across mulitple genres - with the peer-voted APRA Silver Scroll being the ultimate prize.
Since 2016, we've been bringing together songwriters from all over the world for to collaborate for SongHubs.
We work to spread New Zealand music locally and abroad by connecting our members with information about funding opportunites and other grants available.
Do you run a local project or event that supports our members’ music? You might be eligible for a grant. We fund key music organisations, showcases, small festivals, mentoring projects and more.
This holistic approach benefits more people by creating unique opportunities and growing the industry. Learn what we do and don't fund, and the application process.
Learn how New Zealand's music industry contributes to our cultural and economic landscape. Read an overview of the key data or get stuck into the full reports.
Key tips from Lynda Parsons and Jeni Rowney from Entertainment Accounting.
High Score: Composition and Sound Art for Gaming goes virtual for the second year in a row and expands to two days and multiple streams of keynotes, panels, feedback sessions and more with the industry's most influe...
A collective music industry request has been made to the government to support the music community through this challenging time
Here is some helpful info and resources to help get you through this in your mirumiru/bubble!
Today the Waiata/Anthems Coalition release the latest new waiata by more than two dozen established and emerging artists to celebrate the bilingual music industry in Aotearoa.
We are excited to announce the 2021 APRA Silver Scroll Award | Kaitito Kaiaka Top 5 finalists today!
UPDATE: Going Global Music Summit has been cancelled, however the online artist showcase will continue. Apply here!
Alison has over 20 years' experience in leadership roles across diverse industries, including the Arts sector.
Congratulations to the three finalists for this year's SOUNZ Contemporary Award - Te Tohu Auaha, which recognises excellence in contemporary composition.
Congratulations to the finalists for this year's APRA Best Original Music in a Series Award | Tohu Paerangi and APRA Best Original Music in a Film Award | Tohu Pūmanawa
At WORD Christchurch
British writer David Mitchell (Cloud Atlas, Utopia Avenue) vs. Hollie Fullbrook of Tiny Ruins. WORD Christchurch Festival 2021
Celebrating our APRA Members and the works they created in 2021
The two-day GOING GLOBAL MUSIC SUMMIT is a gateway for any local artist, manager, publicist, A&R, producer, music writer, record label and venue manager to connect with, question and hear ideas from some of the musi...
Held in Hastings annually, to acknowledge and honour the keepers, teachers, promoters, creators and performers of Māori music.