Here are some useful links:

APRA – promotes the value of music, licences music users and distributes royalties to music writers.

RIANZ – works to protect the rights and interests of a broad spectrum of creative people involved in the New Zealand recording industry.

New Zealand Music Commission – government funded arts agency committed to growing New Zealand music business, both at home and overseas.

NZ on Air – mission is to reflect and foster the development of New Zealand culture and identity through broadcasting.

Inland Revenue Department – collects the revenue that the government needs to fund its programmes and administers a number of social support programmes.

New Zealand Companies Office – the government agency responsible for administering corporate body registers, including the companies register.