music month


New Zealand Music Month

  • New Zealand Music Month

    New Zealand Music Month was developed to support the New Zealand music industry by creating a commercially successful platform for local performers. To mark New Zealand Music Month in 2007 we compiled 31 reasons to love New Zealand music.

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  • Page 2 – 31 reasons to love New Zealand music

    What do Kiri Te Kanawa and 1970s punk legends Suburban Reptiles have in common? Both feature in the 31 daily stories celebrating New Zealand Music Month. It’s a rich mix – from

  • Page 3 – Best New Zealand songs ever?

    In 2001, to celebrate 75 years of its existence, the Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) invited its members and an academy to vote for what they believed to be

  • Page 4 – About New Zealand Music Month

    In 1995 New Zealand songs made up just 1.6% of the airplay on commercial radio. Campaigners began to urge the introduction of a quota system that would force commercial radio

  • Page 5 – Further information

    LinksSimon Grigg's New Zealand music New Zealand Folk SongsNew Zealand Music Month website (New Zealand Music Commission) - artwork by New