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.
Learn more about the work of SoundCheck Aotearoa, an action group formed in 2019 with a mission to foster a safe and inclusive culture for the music community.
Winners were announced and celebrated at a special family event on Sunday at Tuning Fork in Tāmaki Makaurau.
Entries for all Silver Scroll awards are now open. If your song or composition was broadcast to public between 1 July 2021 and 30 June 2022, enter now!
Equaliser (EQ) is a networking and grants initiative that provides professional development and an ongoing network to female* music and screen sector professionals.
Luke Nola is the 2022 Baysting Prize for Children's Champion Winner!
Teresa Patterson will take the position of Head of Music at NZ On Air held by David Ridler for the past six years.
The MMF Aotearoa and NZ Music Commission are delighted to announce the NZ Music Month Summit is back for 2022.
Aotearoa is invited to celebrate waiata reo Māori on Thursday 19 May for a special live streamed showcase featuring some of our top songwriters.
Maree Sheehan and Riki Neihana Gooch are among the 11 recipients announced for the 2022 Art Music Fund
SOUNZ Centre for New Zealand Music | Toi te Arapūoru is thrilled to announce that the SOUNZ podcast series ‘Sounds of the Moana’ has won Gold (the highest category award) at the prestigious New York Festivals Radio ...
Crescendo is launching a NEW masterclass series during NZ Music Month and invite you to join the conversation with industry professionals to help guide you on your music journey.
Australia's popular Meet the Locals series is your chance to virtually get up close and personal with key music industry reps from over the ditch, come and meet your fellow songwriters and composers.
Introducing our new Insights masterclass series, hosted by our Australian colleagues, covering the topics that you told us you want to know more about.
Celebrating our APRA Members and the works they created in 2021
APRA AMCOS 101 - Introductory Event for New Members
Some of the finest producers in the country imparting skills and knowledge across Aotearoa