Overview per Jurisdiction
New Zealand
Governing Law & Dispute Resolution Mechanism

Copyright Act 1994 covers the operation of a CMO

CLNZ is a limited liability company with 2 shareholder organisations


Is there a specialized dispute resolution body? Yes
Which Body? Copyright Tribunal
Do the general courts have jurisdiction to determine reasonable license terms where they cannot be agreed? No
Which court? N/A

Summary of Key Collecting Societies
Type of Licenses
TV Radio Online Production Mechanical Performance / Renting Live Events Products Others
CLNZ - Copyright Licensing New Zealand N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A


N/A - CMO does not offer this type of license



Level of Activity

The local collecting societies are generally active.

Contributors / Coordinators

WIPO is the content coordinator for this chapter.  For more information on the CMOs, you may also contact the CMOs directly using the contact details provided for this chapter.