New Zealand's PRS and PPL equivalents launch unified public performance licence

New Zealand’s two music licensing bodies, APRA and PPNZ Music Licensing, have amalgamated their general licensing services to create a single public performance licence.

APRA is the NZ equivalent of the UK's PRS - collecting on behalf of publishers and songwriters - while PPNZ is broadly similar to PPL, collecting on behalf of record labels and performers.

The new licence, to be administered by APRA under the new licensing brand OneMusic (website through here), will offer music users all ...


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