New Zealand Government

  1. Foo Fighters To Play Benefit Gigs For Australian Floods, New Zealand Earthquake

    March 16, 2011 12:55 PM EDT The Foo Fighters are putting their shoulders into the cleanup efforts in the wake of the two major natural disasters that have hit Australia and New Zealand in recent months. On Wednesday the group confirmed they will play a pair of shows to raise ...

  2. NZ Gov't Pledges Cash For Music Projects

    May 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The New Zealand government's support for the local music industry is continuing, with more funds being allocated in its latest budget to international promotional programs. As previously reported, the Labour Coalition Government has already i ...

  3. Airplay Boost For Gov't Funded Kiwi Acts

    November 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST A publicly-funded initiative to take Kiwi music to the world is starting to make in-roads internationally, according to the New Zealand government agency behind the project. NZ On Air (NZOA), which provides funding support for the television and f ...

  4. Oz, NZ Ready For Record SxSW Attendance

    January 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST A record 40 acts from Australia and New Zealand will be showcased at South by Southwest, to be held March 15-19 in Austin, Texas. More than 420 acts had applied to perform at the music festival, accor A record 40 acts from Australia and New Zealan ...

  5. NZ Gov't Boosts Funds For Broadcasting

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The New Zealand government has allocated an extra NZ$17.8 million ($12.6 million) over the next four years to its radio and television funding agency, NZ On Air. SYDNEY -- The New Zealand government has allocated an extra NZ$17.8 million ($12.6 mi ...

  6. NZ Gov't Boosts Funds For Broadcasting

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The New Zealand government has allocated an extra NZ$17.8 million ($12.6 million) over the next four years to its radio and television funding agency, NZ On Air. The New Zealand government has allocated an extra NZ$17.8 million ($12.6 million) ove ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. NZ Lawyer Blasts Copyright Proposals

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A leading local intellectual property lawyer says controversial new changes planned for New Zealand copyright laws could breach the country's international obligations. AUCKLAND, New Zealand-A leading local intellectual property lawyer says c ...

  9. Recouping E-Royalties Made Easier

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT LOS ANGELES--Thanks to a simplified application process, producers are having an easier time recouping their share of webcasting and satellite transmission royalties of their recordings. <br clear="no NLRB Dismisses 'Virtual Music ...

  10. NZ Seen Authorizing CD-Copying

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST The New Zealand government plans to change the country's copyright laws to authorize private copying. MELBOURNE--The New Zealand government plans to change the country's copyright laws to authorize private copying. If introduced, the ame ...

  11. Jackson's Contract Suit Vs. UMG Advances

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST NEW YORK--A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has cleared the way for Michael Jackson to pursue a lawsuit against Universal Music Group for breach of contract. Jackson can now conduct an audit of UMG's BMI Licenses Songs To Digital Jukebox Fir ...