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The Taite Music Prize 2016 announces charity partner

Media advisory: 29 March, 2016

The Taite Music Prize 2016 announces charity partner.

Independent Music New Zealand today announced that The New Zealand Music Foundation is the charity partner of the Taite Music Prize 2016 being held at Galatos Live in Auckland on Wednesday 20 April.

The charity develops and supports projects that use music to make a positive difference to people in need across the country. It also provides caring, confidential and practical assistance to people from the NZ music community who are experiencing illness and hardship.

Matthew Davis, chairperson of Independent Music New Zealand says, “We’re proud to celebrate the extraordinary musical and artistic expression to be found in New Zealand through The Taite Music Prize. In appointing The New Zealand Music Foundation as our charity partner, we hope to support the work they do that makes such a difference to the lives of people in need around NZ and gives such vital assistance to kiwi music people in times of crisis.”

New Zealand Music Foundation general manager Peter Dickens says: “The NZ Music Foundation was established with the belief that music has the power to make the world a better place. Partnerships such as this are vital in enabling us to carry out our mission and we’re thrilled to be the charity partner of the Taite Music Prize 2016.”

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