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OneMusic releases new licence explainer video

Music licensing can be complicated, but with OneMusic getting the permission you need to play music in your business is simple. In our new video we explain why we exist and why it is important for each business in Aotearoa to have a licence for the music they play.

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Woof! making noise in Dunedin

Josh Thomas and Dudley Benson’s cocktail lounge Woof! is home Dunedin’s colourful community. Picking up OneMusic’s Outstanding Ambience & Design award at the Otago Hospitality Awards last year, the pair also went on to pick up five awards including supreme establishment as well as accolades for their staff.

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Ampersand - Orakei’s local destination for any occasion.

As winners of OneMusic Outstanding Local Establishment at the Lewisham Awards – Celebrating Excellence in Auckland Hospitality, Ampersand couldn’t be more chuffed.

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Good Vibes Only at Taranaki’s Shining Peak Brewing

When Jesse Sigurdsson opened Shining Peak Brewing nearly four years ago his aim was to provide a hub for Taranaki locals, where good vibes and great music could bring people together to enjoy delicious food, cold beer and each other’s company.

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Brews, beats and banter at Palmy’s Brew Union Brewing Company

With a resident DJ, house brewed beers on tap, woodfired pizzas and unique open spaced dining, it’s not surprising that Brew Union Brewing Company took home the OneMusic Outstanding Ambience & Design this year at Manawatu’s Restaurant Association Hospitality Awards.

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Best Live Entertainment Venue goes to… Haere-roa

At this year’s Hospitality New Zealand Awards for Excellence. The University of Canterbury Students Association (UCSA) was awarded OneMusic’s "Best Live Entertainment Venue" for their muti-faceted hub, Haere-roa.

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Hidden Treasure in Hawke’s Bay, Teresa Bar

Nestled in what is arguably New Zealand’s best region for foodies is Teresa Bar, the stunning speakeasy cocktail bar that deservedly took home OneMusic’s Outstanding Ambience and Design Award at this year’s Hawke’s Bay Restaurant Association Hospitality Awards.

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Plenty to love at Bay of Plenty’s Fife Lane

OneMusic sat down with Bay locals Kat and Ryan Dippie to chat about their recent awards and how music helps them create a seamless entertaining dining experience at Fife Lane.

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NZ Music Month Special Edition

To kick off NZ Music Month check out our piece in the TimeOut Magazine issued Monday 2 May 2022.

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Where the spirits run high, and the drinks never run dry

Last year, Matt Barnsley, Venue Manager of Austin Club in Christchurch, caught up with Melinda Clasper, from OneMusic, to talk about opening a bar during COVID, embracing 1950s style, and providing an exclusive, underground performance space for some of Christchurch’s best musicians.

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Cocktails with a Splash of Mystery at Night Flower

OneMusic’s Melinda Clasper recently connected with Renwick Boon, co-owner and bartender of Wellington punch house, Night Flower, to talk about how he’s creating an intriguing atmosphere of mystery with his modern-day speak-easy.

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Demystifying APRA

Our friends at APRA and NZ On Air have released this awesome video.

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Celebrating the award-winning success of Central Fire Station

OneMusic’s Melinda Clasper recently connected with Napier’s Central Fire Station Head Chef and Co-Owner Sam Clark to talk outstanding ambience and creating his brand’s unique identity in a crowded hospitality landscape.

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Notice of Variation of Licence Agreements

We're varying the terms of our public performance licence agreements

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Live Streaming Activity during lockdown

Until the 31 January 2022, OneMusic will cover Live Streamed fitness, wellbeing and dance classes, council library sessions, community music group activities, “other” business streaming and live music concerts, hosted for your members, students, and customers.

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Live Streaming Exercise, Wellbeing & Dance Classes during lockdown

Until the 31 January 2022, OneMusic will cover Live Streamed fitness, wellbeing, and dance classes, hosted for your members or students as if it were a class conducted at your premises.

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Covid-19 Update

The OneMusic team have moved out of the office and are working from home.

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Lone Star shines bright in Whangarei

Richard Loader from Business North sat down to talk with Angus Rush about Whangarei’s latest edition, Lone Star. As a music buff, Angus reckons his restaurant has the best play list, hands down.

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Canterbury Flooding

Canterbury State of Emergency

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RSM

OneMusic customer RSM took time out to talk music

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Vodafone

This year, as part of a Matariki celebration, Vodafone New Zealand announced a new companywide policy with a key focus on honouring the principles of Tiriti o Waitangi.

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Napier Flooding

Have you been impacted by flooding in Napier?

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Shut Up and Dance

"Britney, Bruno and Beiber give our ears a hug all the time. Unfortunately, we don’t have their number to say thanks, so OneMusic helps us get that message to them instead."

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Live-streamed activity during COVID-19

Until 31 October 2020 we’re going to cover any live-streamed fitness, wellbeing and dance classes, council library sessions, community music group activities, “other” business streaming and live concerts you host for your members/students/customers.

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Notice of Variation of Licence Agreements

We're varying the terms of our public performance licence agreements

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Hospitality NZ: OneMusic COVID-19 Discount

In a recent message to their members, Hospitality NZ misinterpreted information regarding our COVID-19 discount.

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COVID-19 discount is on its way

Making things easier for our customers affected by COVID-19.

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We're Open!

Under COVID-19 Level Three restrictions we’re working from home

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Portal Maintenance

Our music licensing portal is undergoing maintenance and is currently unavailable.

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Background Music: Outdoors

Because of COVID-19 we will all be spending more time sitting outside our favourite bars, pubs and restaurants for a time. Yes, even in winter.

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Boost table turn with music

Want to free up tables faster? Simply create a playlist that has faster music.

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Live-streaming performances

Wondering whether you need a licence, or what licence you may need for your live-stream?

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Exercise, well-being & dance - live-streaming

We’re going to cover any live streamed fitness, well-being and dance class you host for your members/students as if it were a class conducted at your premises.

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COVID-19 - Music Industry Update

Update on the effects of Covid-19 on the music industry, and our plan of action.

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COVID-19 - What we can do to help

As the COVID-19 situation rapidly evolves we understand that your business operations may be impacted.

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How we're working during COVID-19

Our staff will be working from home from Wednesday 18 March

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Zoe & Morgan

“We’ve noticed that if a customer is trying something on and they love it, they often do a little dance in the mirror to the beat”

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Live Performance Royalties

Ever wondered how the licence fees for live performances find their way back to songwriters?

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Retail store fined for Copyright infringement

An Auckland Hi Fi store has been fined by the high court, for their disregard for copyright and continual infringement of copyright laws.

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2019 Taranaki Music Licensing 101

Taranaki! Join us for a coffee, a snack, and a chance to learn more about the world of music, royalties and licensing.

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The Science of Music

Studies show that music makes people stay longer and spend more

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Sweet Axe Throwing

Corporates, stag dos, hens’ dos, mates just hanging out and the axe-curious - Sweet Axe Throwing caters for everyone.

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2019 Christchurch Music Licensing 101

Christchurch! Join us for a coffee, a snack, and a chance to learn more about the world of music, royalties and licensing.

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2019 Nelson Music Licensing 101

Join us for a coffee, a snack, and a chance to learn more about the world of music, royalties and licensing.

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2019 Waikato Music Licensing 101

Waikato! Join us for a coffee, a snack, and a chance to learn more about the world of music, royalties and licensing.

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2019 Hawkes Bay Music Licensing 101

Hawkes Bay! Join us for a coffee, a snack, and a chance to learn more about the world of music, royalties and licensing.

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2019 Tauranga Music Licensing 101

Tauranga! Join us for a coffee, a snack, and a chance to learn more about the world of music, royalties and licensing.

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Exercise Licence Update

Error corrected on OneMusic Exercise Licence application

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Copying Limits Removed for Schools Licence

The APRA AMCOS board have voted to remove copying restrictions, giving schools greater flexibility when copying sheet music

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Music in Hospitality

Recently we asked the hospitality industry to tell us what music means to their business – this is what they had to say...

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Theia

"No one would expect to turn up at work and do a 40-hour week and not get paid for it". Theia on the importance of music royalties.

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Kings' Ascendancy

Meet Kingdon Chapple-Wilson, a.k.a KINGS, the award-winning musician and producer behind the smash hit Don’t Worry ‘Bout It

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Foley

Meet Foley - the New Zealand popsters that make glittering earworms that you’ve probably found yourself humming after a day out shopping.

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Queenstown Music Licensing 101

Queenstown! Join us for a coffee, a snack, and a chance to learn more about the world of music licensing.

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Don't Stop the Music

Gareth & Co curate music with their clients in mind

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The Chippery

Known locally for serving the best Fish and Chips in the capital city, The Chippery selects music with hungry Wellingtonians in mind.

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Play by Play

NZ Retail magazine caught up with OneMusic to get the low down on how retailers contribute to the careers of music creators.

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Rocksalt Bar in Kerikeri fined

A well-known bar, restaurant, and venue in Kerikeri has been fined by the high court for infringement of copyright laws

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Lula Inn

The Lula Inn serves up a top notch pacific-inspired menu alongside a veritable feast of musical talent

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Using Music Just Got Easier

OneMusic recently introduced an accommodation licence, making it easier for hotels to get permission to use music.

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Freaky Cafe

Freaky Cafe serves restaurant-quality fast turnaround eats alongside carefully considered jams.

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