IMNZ Vision and Objectives

IMNZ Vision and Objectives

IMNZ’s Vision: “A thriving independent music culture and industry in New Zealand”

IMNZ’s core values are:

  • Members First: We are dedicated to advocating the values and interests of our members and the New Zealand independent music sector in negotiations with the government, other cultural agencies and peak music industry bodies;
  • Think Long-Term: We assist in the long-term educational development and knowledge of our members by providing them with the necessary tools to develop their art and grow their business;
  • Foster Our Marketplace: Our purpose is to provide collective group benefits and opportunitites for growth for our members and their businesses;
  • Celebrate The Best: To celebrate and promote our independent New Zealand music success stories.

IMNZ is for New Zealand owned record labels and distributors. Eligibility for IMNZ membership requires a majority of New Zealand ownership of the label/distributor (or parent company) and the majority of your releases must be by New Zealand artists.

Aside from these conditions, anyone who releases music in New Zealand – including self-released artists – is eligible to join. Even if you only have one release.

To join IMNZ, click here.