Our Supporters

Our Founder Supporters

Les Mills Music Licensing Ltd licenses and creates music for Les Mills International.  Les Mills International creates exercise to music programs which it sells throughout the world.

The Australasian Performing Right Association Limited (APRA) administers the performing and communication rights of 67,000+ composer, songwriter and music publisher members in Australia and New Zealand. The Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society (AMCOS) collects and distributes mechanical royalties for the reproduction of their members’ musical works.

Recorded Music NZ is the industry representation and licensing organisation for recording artists and their labels. It divides its services into three main areas. The Member Services team delivers projects including the Vodafone NZ Music Awards and the weekly Official NZ Top40 Chart. Public performance and broadcast licensing is administered under the PPNZ Music Licensing brand and the Pro-Music team is dedicated to protecting copyright and corporate affairs.

Corporate Supporters

Our work would not be possible without the generous support of the following organisations.

If you would like more information on becoming a corporate supporter of The New Zealand Music Foundation, please contact us here for details.

Diamond Supporters

Civic Events is a concert, event and tour promoter, based in Auckland. A bespoke promoter, it places a high value on quality over quantity and prides itself on only producing and promoting the very best entertainment experiences. Civic produces the annual iconic national touring events “The Winery Tour” and “The Church Tour”, as well as tours for artists ranging from Sol3 Mio and Beth Orton to Paul Kelly and Sara Bareilles.

Universal Music New Zealand Limited (UMNZ) discovers, develops, markets and distributes recorded music in New Zealand and represents artists and labels from New Zealand and all around the world.

The HPA leads and delivers innovative, high-quality and cost-effective programmes to inspire New Zealanders to live healthier lives.

Platinum Supporters


Big Pop has been taking music and big brands to the world for many years and they’re ready to tackle your projects, big and small. Bigpop has all the things you’d expect: special people, top-flight studios, awards, equipment – right through to little chocolate bars and big glasses of wine.

The New Zealand Music Commission Te Reo Reka O Aotearoa is a government funded organisation that promotes music from New Zealand and supports the growth of New Zealand music businesses – both culturally and economically, at home and abroad.

Salt Design is a creative design agency based in Auckland. Their approach is simple; they work closely with clients, crafting beautiful work with character and integrity.

The Community Action on Youth and Drugs (CAYAD) team within the Community Empowerment Unit at Auckland Council provides invaluable support to help us reduce drug and alcohol related harm in the lives of young music people in Aotearoa.

Gold Supporters


The Commercial Communications Council is the industry association representing the interests of marketing communication agencies. It champions the contribution the creative thinking of its members makes to New Zealand business and society.

Levi Strauss & Co. is one of the world’s largest apparel companies and a global leader in jeans. The Levi’s® brand is just part of their story. They’re also home to Dockers® and Denizen®. They have some 500 stores, and their products are available in 110 countries around the world.

They are New Zealand’s most experienced stylish photo booth service. They think you look like you know a good time when you see one. Give them a call!

Thank you to all of these organisations for helping us to change lives through music!