Entertainment industry bodies

If you offer a job in the New Zealand entertainment industry to an overseas worker, we may consult with a New Zealand entertainment industry body to check they support that person's work visa application.

Getting industry support for a work visa application

Before you offer a job in the New Zealand entertainment industry to an overseas entertainment industry worker, you must get agreement to support their work visa application from the organisation that represents New Zealand entertainment workers with their skills.

Consult the list to find out who you need to contact for support.

Comedians and comedy acts

President
New Zealand Comedy Guild Inc
PO Box 5064
Wellesley St
Auckland 1141
laugh@comedyguild.org.nz
www.comedyguild.org.nz

Performers or vocalists who play musical instruments and support staff

Divisional Head
Musicians Branch of the Service and Food Workers Union
Private Bag 68-914
Newton
AUCKLAND 1032

Phone (business hours): 64 9 375 2683 (extension 830)
Phone (after hours): 64 9 834 3382
Mobile: 027 204 6337
Fax (business hours): 64 9 375 2681
Fax (after hours): 64 9 834 5997
peter.shannon@sfwu.org.nz

Other performing artists, like singers and musicians, and support staff

Industrial Organiser
New Zealand Actors Equity
Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance
195 Ponsonby Road
Ponsonby
New Zealand
Phone: + 64 9 360 1980
Freephone: 0800 33 44 70
Fax: + 64 9 360 1970
www.actorsequity.org.nz
imports@actorsequity.org.nz

Screen directors — for film and TV directors and editors

Directors & Editors Guild of NZ
PO Box 47-294
Auckland 1044
New Zealand
Phone: 64 9 360 2102
Fax: 64 9 360 2102
admin@degnz.co.nz
www.degnz.co.nz

Film and television producers

Chief Executive Officer
Screen Production and Development Association of New Zealand
PO Box 9567
Te Aro
Wellington
Phone: 64 4 939 6934
Fax: 64 4 939 6935
Info@spada.co.nz

Film and video production and post-production

The Executive Officer
The New Zealand Film & Video Technicians' Guild
PO Box 68294
Newton
Auckland
New Zealand
Phone: 64 9 302 2022
Fax: 64 9 302 2025
info@nztecho.com

Technical personnel working at live events

Secretary
New Zealand Actors' Guild
PO Box 27 396
Marion Square
Wellington 6141
info@actorsguild.org.nz
www.nzactorsguild.wordpress.com

Entertainment Technology New Zealand Incorporated
PO Box 19 108
Wellington 6149
Phone: 64 (0) 27 280 8180
etnz.admin@gmail.com