Music Organisations
Phone: +64 9 623 2173 or 0800 692 772

Arts Voice represents and serves the arts community in Christchurch. We’re here to make sure the arts becomes an essential part of the new city.  We will do that by:

- Listening to your feedback. is a free on-line events calendar for Christchurch and Canterbury, New Zealand and is provided by the Christchurch City Council Events Development Team. attempts to promote what is going on in the city - and its neighbouring districts.

After the stunning success of the 2011 Christchurch Arts Festival, the plans for the 2013 Festival are well underway. We will bring heart and soul back to the central city with a 5 weekends of festive fun and a line up of top-notch performers.

The Christchurch Community Arts Council (CCAC) is a voluntary incorporated body made up of elected members of the Christchurch arts community.

CCAC's prime objectives are to:

Acoustic Folk Music Venue
Irish Society Hall, 29 Domain Terrace, Spreydon Christchurch
Contact: Russell Gillies, Ph:+64 273 919 262

Local arts funding (administered by the Christchurch City Council)


Creative New Zealand is the national arts development agency developing, investing in and advocating for the arts.

Fledge Productions is an event management company which could also be described as a collective of artists, a production company, a recording house or a creative agency.

Seminars, consultations, art business coaching
Contact: Kate Spencer, Ph: +64 3 374 6121
PO Box 22752, Christchurch

Independent Music New Zealand (IMNZ) is the New Zealand voice for independent record labels and distributors. Our members release the bulk of New Zealand music, including commercially successful artists as well as niche music genres.

The NZ Music Commission is an organisation with a national reach that is funded primarily through Vote: Arts, Culture and Heritage. It is an independent charitable trust registered under the Charitable Trust Act 1957 and based in Auckland.

NZ On Air’s music mission was first established in 1991 to fund, promote and prosper New Zealand music on New Zealand radio and television.

Pacific Underground
Pos and Tanya - Music and Events Coordinator
Pacific Underground | PO Box 3934 | Christchurch 8083
mb: +64 21 175 0697 | ph: +64 3 377 1097

Nationwide High Band Competition
Contact: Glenn Common or Pete Rainey, Ph: (03) 5456574
PO Box 568, Nelson

Te Māngai Pāho was established in 1993 under the Broadcasting Amendment Act giving life to the acknowledgement of successive governments that te reo Māori is a taonga (treasure) warranting its active protection and support.

Contact:  Anthony Rohan
021 746 733.

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