Universal Music New Zealand

  1. Universal's EMI Deal Approved By New Zealand Regulators

    June 21, 2012 10:05 AM EDT Universal's proposed acquisition of EMI Music has been approved by the New Zealand Commerce Commission - the first jurisdiction in the world to do so. Universal Music Group was notified of the regulatory approval earlier today (June 21) and i ...

  2. Universal Australia Adds Gudinksi's Liberation

    September 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Australia (UMA) has signed a three-year distribution deal with Michael Gudinski's Liberation Music, part of his Mushroom Group of Companies. The move, effective Oct. 1, essentially gives Universal the largest domestic roster o ...

  3. iTunes Launches In New Zealand

    December 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Apple Computer today (Dec. 6) launched iTunes Music Store in New Zealand. The new service becomes the 22nd iTunes Music Store in the world, and arrives as the tenth legitimate download site in New Zealand. Single tracks cost NZ$1.79 (US$1.21) each ...

  4. NZ's digiRAMA Site Signs All Majors

    June 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT New Zealand online music store digiRAMA has become the first domestic digital store to secure content from all four major labels. New Zealand online music store digiRAMA has become the first domestic digital store to secure content from all four m ...

  5. Kiwi Station Goes 100% NZ Content

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST In a response to the high rate of domestic acts charting in New Zealand, Auckland-based modern rock station Channel Z is changing its format to 100% local content. In a response to the high rate of domestic acts charting in New Zealand, Auckland-b ...

  6. NZ Retailer Won't Rack Eminem's 'Encore'

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST New Zealand retail chain the CD and DVD Store is refusing to rack Eminem's album "Encore," released locally on Monday (Nov. 15). The retailer is not displaying the Universal Music album at any of its New Zealand retail chain the CD ...

  7. NZ Retailer Won't Rack Eminem's 'Encore'

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST New Zealand retail chain the CD and DVD Store is refusing to rack Eminem's album "Encore," released locally on Monday (Nov. 15). The retailer is not displaying the Universal Music album at any of its New Zealand retail chain the CD ...

  8. Westenra's 'Pure' Debut Hits 1 Million Globally

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Set now second-biggest-selling N.Z. album Teenage New Zealand classical singer Hayley Westenra's debut album "Pure" hit the 1 million global sales mark on Thursday (Jan. 8), according to her record company Universal Music New Zealan ...

  9. Westenra's 'Pure' Debut Hits 1 Million Globally

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST NZ teen hits 1 million global sales Teenage New Zealand classical singer Hayley Westenra's debut album "Pure" hit the 1 million global sales mark on Thursday (Jan. 8), according to her record company Universal Music New Zealand. The ...