Music of New Zealand

  1. Lawrence Arabia, Neil Finn Among Silver Scroll Winners

    September 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Lawrence Arabia - aka James Milne - has won the supreme prize at this year's New Zealand Silver Scroll Awards. The Australasian Performing Right Association's (APRA) 44th awards, which honors achievement in Kiwi song-writing, were held l ...

  2. Ladyhawke, Midnight Youth Up For 6 NZ Music Awards

    September 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Ladyhawke and Midnight Youth head the list of nominations for this year's New Zealand Music Awards. Vodafone is once again sponsoring the country's premier music industry event the Tuis, which will be held at the Vector Arena in Auckland ...

  3. New Zealand Biz Focuses On The Music In May

    May 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Forget about the event, focus on the music - that's the message from the New Zealand Music Commission on this year's NZ Music Month. Now in its ninth year, the annual industry event was officially launched with an industry showcase featu ...

  4. Conchords, Opshop Dominate NZ's Tuis

    October 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The public almost outnumbered the music industry for the first time at this year's New Zealand Music Awards -- and the organizers couldn't be happier. The Vodafone-sponsored "Tuis" were held at the Vector Arena in Auckland on W ...

  5. APRA's Healey Appointed New NZMC Chair

    September 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Australasian Performing Right Association's Kiwi chief Anthony Healey has been named the new chairman of the state-funded New Zealand Music Commission (NZMC). The commission is financed by the Ministry of Culture & Heritage, with a ma ...

  6. Solo Debutants Lead NZ Awards Noms

    September 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Two artists with debut solo albums lead the list of nominations for this year's New Zealand Music Awards (NZMA), popularly known as the Tuis and due to be handed on Oct. 8. Tiki Taane, the former frontman of NZ reggae/drum'n'bass ac ...

  7. NZ Music Month Kicks Off

    May 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT New Zealand Music Month, the annual industry shindig which turns the spotlight on Kiwi music, is shaping up to be one of the biggest yet. Now in its eighth year, the event was officially launched today (May 1) in Wellington by associate arts, cult ...

  8. NZ Music Takes To The Air

    December 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Air travellers in New Zealand will get a dose of New Zealand music before they fly from this week. The country's national carrier Air New Zealand has adopted a policy of playing only New Zealand music videos on its fleet of 14 domestic 737 ai ...

  9. Fat Freddy, Runga, Dominate NZ Music Awards

    October 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ceremony held on Oct. 18. Fat Freddy's Drop, who dominated last year's New Zealand Music Awards with four wins, continued its winning streak this year. The seven-piece reggae band scored three more wins at this year's ceremony (also ...

  10. Fat Freddy, Runga, Dominate NZ Music Awards

    October 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ceremony held on Oct. 18. Fat Freddy's Drop, who dominated last year's New Zealand Music Awards with four wins, continued its winning streak this year. The seven-piece reggae band scored three more wins at this year's ceremony (also ...

  11. Fat Freddy's Drop Wins Four NZ Awards

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Wellington band Fat Freddy's Drop emerged as the main winner of the 2005 Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards, known as the "Tuis" after the trophy that is presented to winners. The Finn Brothers, Scribe Wellington band Fat Freddy' ...

  12. NZ Radio Backing Local Music

    February 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST New Zealand radio stations are showing growing support for domestic repertoire, with close to one record played out of five by local artists. New Zealand radio stations are showing increasing support for domestic repertoire, with nearly one in fiv ...

  13. Scribe, P-Money, Win NZ's Silver Scroll

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rapper MC Scribe and hip-hop musician P-Money jointly collected the Australasian Performing Right Assn. (APRA) Silver Scroll, New Zealand's top songwriting prize, at a ceremony in Wellington yesterday Rapper MC Scribe and hip-hop musician P-M ...

  14. Scribe, P-Money, Win NZ's Silver Scroll

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rapper MC Scribe and hip-hop musician P-Money jointly collected the Australasian Performing Right Assn. (APRA) Silver Scroll, New Zealand's top songwriting prize, at a ceremony in Wellington yesterday Rapper MC Scribe and hip-hop musician P-M ...

  15. Nominees Tapped For N.Z. Awards

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Six songs have been nominated for New Zealand's Silver Scroll Awards, to be held Oct. 26 at the Wellington Town Hall. The awards have been held since 1965, usually in Auckland. This is the first time Six songs have been nominated for New Zeal ...