NewTracks

NewTracks is a monthly compilation of new songs from NZ artists that NZ On Air distributes to radio stations and other broadcast and online media throughout Aotearoa.

We run and distribute NewTracks to get more NZ music played on radio and featured on online platforms. NewTracks is distributed digitally at the beginning of each month; we no longer offer a physical disc (previously the Kiwi Hit Disc).
 
For our September compilation, we will be accepting songs with release dates that are between 20th July to 10th September. To be considered for inclusion you need to be completely ready to release your song within the month of the compilation.
 
You will need:
- A broadcast ready song in mp3 and WAV formats
- A cover image to go alongside your song 
- Release information to help promote the song
 
The song does not need to be funded by NZ On Air - both funded and non-funded songs are included each month. 
 
All 2022 dates and deadlines:
September compilation - Round open Monday 1st August / Deadline Saturday 20th August, 4pm
October compilation - Round open Thursday 1st September / Deadline Tuesday 20th September, 4pm
November compilation - Round open Monday 3rd October / Deadline Thursday 20th October, 4pm
December compilation - Round open Tuesday 1st November / Deadline Sunday 20th November, 4pm

Applications

If you want to submit a track for consideration for the next NewTracks compilation, go here.

Applications are open now for the September NewTracks compilation.

Authorised User Login

If you are a broadcaster or authorised user, log in here to access the latest NewTracks compilation and the archive of earlier releases.


Got questions?

Contact Casey on newtracks@nzonair.govt.nz