His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited

His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited

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His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited was a subsidiary company of the The Gramophone Co. Ltd. established 10 May 1926 by EJ. Hyams (as MD and majority shareholder), The Gramophone Co. Ltd. (as secondary shareholder) and accountant A.J. Wyness (as a minor shareholder). In 1931 The Gramophone Co. Ltd. and Columbia Graphophone Company Ltd. merged to form Electric & Musical Industries Ltd. which became the ultimate parent. His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited and subsidiaries operated in various markets - products and services included: Records, domestic appliances, radio & television, magnetic tape, music publishing and electronic equipment.

It was, until the 1970s, the biggest manufacturer and distributor of records in New Zealand. In addition to its own labels, His Master's Voice, Parlophone, Columbia, Regal Zonophone, Capitol Records (from 1956) and others, it manufactured and distributed many others at various times including UK Decca (from 1935), MGM, Atlantic and Elektra (both from 1970), Disneyland and Warner Brothers (from 1962). The company as of May 1970 also owned a substantial holding in "Cunningham-E.M.I. Group Ltd., which was involved in the manufacture and sale of domestic electrical appliances in New Zealand.

Shareholdings:
10 May 1926: The Gramophone Co. Ltd. 25%, EJ Hyams 66%, AJ Wyness 9%
31 Jan 1930: The Gramophone Co. Ltd. 75%, Hyams 22.5%, Wyness 2.5%
9 Aug 1934: The Gramophone Co. Ltd. 97.5%, Wyness 2.5%
22 Jan 1969: E.M.I. Overseas Holdings Ltd. 100%

In May 1972 His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited is renamed EMI (NZ) Ltd.

Subsequently "His Masters Voice (NZ) Ltd. was re-incorporated at a later date until it was dissolved on the 30th June 1992. Please see His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited (2).
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162 - 172 Wakefield Street,
Wellington,
N.Z.
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Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
1C-305 Rip Van Winkle And The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow By Washington Irving  album cover Elinor Gene Hoffman Rip Van Winkle And The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow By Washington Irving(7", Single) Audio Book Company 1C-305 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
2COC.2900 Exile On Main Street  album cover The Rolling Stones Exile On Main Street(2xLP, Album, wit) Rolling Stones Records 2COC.2900 New Zealand 1972 Sell This Version
2R-908 Stories From The New Testament For Young People  album cover Willa Fogle Stories From The New Testament For Young People(2x7") Audio Book Company 2R-908 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
2RS 2024 Uncle Meat  album cover The Mothers Of Invention* Uncle Meat(2xLP, Album, Aut) Reprise Records, Reprise Records 2RS 2024 New Zealand 1969 Sell This Version
2RS 6332 An Evening With Wild Man Fischer  album cover Wild Man Fischer An Evening With Wild Man Fischer(2xLP, Album, Gat) Bizarre Records, Reprise Records 2RS 6332 New Zealand 1969 Sell This Version
2RS. 6476 The Ballad Of Calico  album cover Kenny Rogers And The First Edition* The Ballad Of Calico(2xLP, Album, Gat) Reprise Records 2RS. 6476 New Zealand 1972 Sell This Version
2RS 6481 Sound Track Recordings From The Film "Jimi Hendrix"  album cover Jimi Hendrix Sound Track Recordings From The Film "Jimi Hendrix"(2xLP) Reprise Records 2RS 6481 New Zealand 1973 Sell This Version
2SD 802 The Allman Brothers Band At Fillmore East  album cover The Allman Brothers Band The Allman Brothers Band At Fillmore East(2xLP, Album, Gat) Atlantic, Atlantic 2SD 802 New Zealand 1971 Sell This Version
2 SD 804 The Two Of Us  album cover Sonny & Cher The Two Of Us(2xLP, Comp, Gat) Atlantic, Atlantic 2 SD 804 New Zealand 1972 Sell This Version
2SD 902 4 Way Street  album cover Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young 4 Way Street(2xLP, Album) Atlantic 2SD 902 New Zealand 1971 Sell This Version
2SD-908 Tales From Topographic Oceans  album cover Yes Tales From Topographic Oceans(2xLP, Album) Atlantic 2SD-908 New Zealand 1973 Sell This Version
2TS 2106 Living In The Past  album cover Jethro Tull Living In The Past(2xLP, Comp) Reprise Records, Reprise Records, Chrysalis 2TS 2106 New Zealand 1972 Sell This Version
2WB.1555 In Concert  album cover Peter, Paul And Mary* In Concert (Album) 2WB.1555 New Zealand 1964 Sell This Version
2 WB 1657 Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?  album cover Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton (2), George Segal, Sandy Dennis (2) Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton (2), George Segal, Sandy Dennis (2) - Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?(2xLP, Dlx, Gat) Warner Bros. Records 2 WB 1657 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
2WBS 1555 Peter, Paul And Mary* In Concert(2xLP, Album) Warner Bros. Records 2WBS 1555 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
2WBS 1935 Grateful Dead* Grateful Dead(2xLP, Album, Gat) Warner Bros. Records 2WBS 1935 New Zealand 1971 Sell This Version
2-WBS 2066 Something / Anything?  album cover Todd Rundgren Something / Anything?(2xLP, Album, Gat) Warner Bros. Records 2-WBS 2066 New Zealand 1972 Sell This Version
2XVH.9006 Symphony No.2 In D Minor Op. 70  album cover Constantin Silvestri, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra*, Dvorak* Constantin Silvestri, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra*, Dvorak* - Symphony No.2 In D Minor Op. 70(LP, Mono) His Master's Voice 2XVH.9006 New Zealand 1961 Sell This Version
7EBM 6026 Pomp And Circumstance Marches  album cover London Philharmonic Orchestra* Pomp And Circumstance Marches(7", EP) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice 7EBM 6026 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EBM 6032 The Swan  album cover Philharmonia Orchestra Conducted By Efrem Kurtz Philharmonia Orchestra Conducted By Efrem Kurtz - The Swan(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EBM 6032 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EG 8077 Make Believe Ballroom Time  album cover Glenn Miller And His Orchestra Make Believe Ballroom Time(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EG 8077 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EG 8533 English Folk Dances For Young People  album cover The Country Dance Band English Folk Dances For Young People(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EG 8533 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EGM.114 The Tale Of The Flopsy Bunnies  album cover Beatrix Potter The Tale Of The Flopsy Bunnies(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM.114 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM.134 Carnival Of The Animals  album cover Saint-Saens*, Irina Baronova Saint-Saens*, Irina Baronova - Carnival Of The Animals(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM.134 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EGM.6004 Maori Legends - Volume 1  album cover Douglas Hastings (2) Maori Legends - Volume 1(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM.6004 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6005 John Parkin (2) Selections From My Fair Lady(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6005 New Zealand 1959 Sell This Version
7EGM 6006 Nature's Lullaby  album cover Paul Walden (2) Nature's Lullaby(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6006 New Zealand 1959 Sell This Version
7EGM 6007 Maori Legend (Volume 2)  album cover Douglas Hastings (2) Maori Legend (Volume 2)(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6007 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6010 Be Japers!  album cover William Clauson Be Japers! (EP) 7EGM 6010 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6013 William Clauson Sings Traditional  album cover William Clauson William Clauson Sings Traditional(7", EP) His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited 7EGM 6013 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6014 Plays Party Tunes Of The 30's  album cover John Parkin (2) Plays Party Tunes Of The 30's(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6014 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6015 Plays Party Tunes Of The 40's  album cover John Parkin (2) Plays Party Tunes Of The 40's(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6015 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6018 School Days  album cover Marita McGregor School Days(7", EP) His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited 7EGM 6018 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6020 The Voyagers  album cover Athol Freshney The Voyagers(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6020 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6023 Flying Start - All Blacks v. Northern Universities  album cover Bob Irvine Flying Start - All Blacks v. Northern Universities(7") His Master's Voice 7EGM 6023 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6024 Second Bounce - All Blacks v. Natal and v. Griqualand West  album cover No Artist Second Bounce - All Blacks v. Natal and v. Griqualand West(7") His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited 7EGM 6024 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6025 Crash Landing  album cover Bob Irvine Crash Landing(7") His Master's Voice 7EGM 6025 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6026 Still Climbing  album cover Bob Irvine Still Climbing(7") His Master's Voice 7EGM 6026 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6027 Forced Down - New Zealand South Africa  album cover Bob Irvine Forced Down - New Zealand South Africa(7") His Master's Voice 7EGM 6027 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6028 Ups And Downs  album cover Bob Irvine Ups And Downs(7") His Master's Voice 7EGM 6028 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6029 Three Point Touch Down  album cover Bob Irvine Three Point Touch Down(7") His Master's Voice 7EGM 6029 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6030 Return Trip - All Blacks v. South Africa  album cover No Artist Return Trip - All Blacks v. South Africa(7") His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited 7EGM 6030 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6031 Deflation And Frustration  album cover Bob Irvine Deflation And Frustration(7") His Master's Voice 7EGM 6031 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6032 Last-Minute Let-Down  album cover Bob Irvine Last-Minute Let-Down(7") His Master's Voice 7EGM 6032 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6033 Victory Roll  album cover Bob Irvine Victory Roll(7") His Master's Voice 7EGM 6033 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6036 Harvey The Helicopter  album cover Owen Paterson Harvey The Helicopter (EP) 7EGM 6036 New Zealand 1961 Sell This Version
7EGM 6040 Home Little Maori Home  album cover Inia Te Wiata Home Little Maori Home(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6040 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6042 Willie The Waltzing Whale  album cover Michael Woolf Willie The Waltzing Whale(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6042 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EGM 6058 Maori Songs  album cover Inia Te Wiata Maori Songs(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6058 New Zealand 1962 Sell This Version
7EGM 6060 The Overlanders  album cover The Overlanders (2) The Overlanders(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6060 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6061 A Merry Christmas From Jack Thompson  album cover Jack Thompson A Merry Christmas From Jack Thompson(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6061 New Zealand 1962 Sell This Version
7EGM 6063 The Musical Stakes  album cover Reon Murtha The Musical Stakes(7", Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6063 New Zealand 1963 Sell This Version
7EGM.6064 Pat Rogers Sings Of New Zealand  album cover Pat Rogers Pat Rogers Sings Of New Zealand(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM.6064 New Zealand 1963 Sell This Version
7EGM 6066 Dark Moon  album cover Winiata Brothers Dark Moon(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6066 New Zealand 1966 Sell This Version
7EGM 6068 Country Holiday  album cover The Overlanders (2) Country Holiday(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6068 New Zealand 1962 Sell This Version
7EGM.6070 Rugby, Racing And Beer  album cover Rod Derrett, Chorus And Orchestra* Rugby, Racing And Beer (EP) 7EGM.6070 New Zealand 1965 Sell This Version
7EGM 6072 More Of The Hit Paraders  album cover Jack Thompson More Of The Hit Paraders(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice 7EGM 6072 New Zealand 1963 Sell This Version
7EGM 6075 Maori Hi Five  album cover Maori Hi Five* Maori Hi Five(7", EP) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice 7EGM 6075 New Zealand 1963 Sell This Version
7EGM 6077 The Maple On The Hill  album cover The Caroline Ramblers The Maple On The Hill(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6077 New Zealand 1963 Sell This Version
7EGM 6079 Andy Stewart Sings  album cover Andy Stewart Andy Stewart Sings(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice 7EGM 6079 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EGM 6080 I'll Give My Love An Apple  album cover The Convairs I'll Give My Love An Apple(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6080 New Zealand 1963 Sell This Version
7EGM 6083 Frank Crumit Favourites Sung By  album cover Pat Rogers Frank Crumit Favourites Sung By(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6083 New Zealand 1964 Sell This Version
7EGM 6087 Molly  album cover Paul Walden (2) Molly (EP) 7EGM 6087 New Zealand 1964 Sell This Version
7EGM.6088 The Golden Hits of Sue Thompson  album cover Sue Thompson The Golden Hits of Sue Thompson(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM.6088 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EGM 6089 No Moa!  album cover Paul Walden (2) No Moa!(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6089 New Zealand 1965 Sell This Version
7EGM 6091 Little Boxes  album cover The Convairs Little Boxes(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6091 New Zealand 1964 Sell This Version
7EGM 6093 Puha And Pakeha  album cover Rod Derrett Puha And Pakeha (EP) 7EGM 6093 New Zealand 1966 Sell This Version
7EGM.6095 I Remember Summer  album cover Willow Macky I Remember Summer(7", EP) His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited 7EGM.6095 New Zealand 1964 Sell This Version
7EGM 6099 Come Go With Us  album cover The Little Folk Of Mt. Roskill Come Go With Us(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6099 New Zealand 1965 Sell This Version
7EGM 6126 Ravi Shankar  album cover Ravi Shankar Ravi Shankar(7") His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice 7EGM 6126 New Zealand 1968 Sell This Version
7EGM 7022 Sick Songs & Worse Verse  album cover Horatio (8) Sick Songs & Worse Verse(7", EP) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice 7EGM 7022 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EGM 8257 Marlene Dietrich In 'The Blue Angel'  album cover Marlene Dietrich Marlene Dietrich In 'The Blue Angel'(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 8257 New Zealand 1957 Sell This Version
7EGM 8271 Sing With Max  album cover Max Bygraves Sing With Max(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 8271 New Zealand 1957 Sell This Version
7EGM 8276 Nuns' Chorus "Casanova" And Other Operette And Film Melodies  album cover Anni Frind Nuns' Chorus "Casanova" And Other Operette And Film Melodies(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 8276 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EGM 8283 In A German Beer Garden  album cover Will Glahé Und Sein Orchester In A German Beer Garden(7", EP) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice 7EGM 8283 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EGM.8288 Various The Barley Mow(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM.8288 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 8293 Temple Church Choir, London*, Master Ernest Lough* Temple Church Choir, London*, Master Ernest Lough* - Temple Church Choir, London(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 8293 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EGM 8299 Our Gracie Sings Comedy Songs  album cover Gracie Fields Our Gracie Sings Comedy Songs(7", EP) His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice 7EGM 8299 New Zealand 1958 Sell This Version
7EGM 8352 Hits From My Fair Lady  album cover Alma Cogan And Ronnie Hilton With Frank Cordell And His Orchestra* Alma Cogan And Ronnie Hilton With Frank Cordell And His Orchestra* - Hits From My Fair Lady(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 8352 New Zealand 1958 Sell This Version
7EGM.8374 North Of The Border  album cover Robert Wilson (3) North Of The Border(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM.8374 New Zealand 1959 Sell This Version
7EGM 8454 Joe Gordon Folk Four  album cover Joe Gordon Folk Four Joe Gordon Folk Four(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 8454 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EGM 8467 Wild Violets  album cover Various Wild Violets(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 8467 New Zealand 1959 Sell This Version
7EGM 8492 Noddy's Car  album cover Enid Blyton Noddy's Car(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 8492 New Zealand 1959 Sell This Version
7EGM 8493 Noddy On His Travels  album cover Enid Blyton Noddy On His Travels(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 8493 New Zealand 1959 Sell This Version
7EGM 8496 A Froggie Would A-Wooing Go And Other Songs For Children  album cover William Clauson A Froggie Would A-Wooing Go And Other Songs For Children (EP) 7EGM 8496 New Zealand 1959 Sell This Version
7EGM 8576 Tunes For Children - 2  album cover Roger Fiske Tunes For Children - 2 (EP) 7EGM 8576 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EGM 8660 Billy Bobtail / The Rabbits Go Hunting  album cover Jean Sutcliffe, Alison Uttley Jean Sutcliffe, Alison Uttley - Billy Bobtail / The Rabbits Go Hunting(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 8660 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EGM 8747 The John Leyton Hit Parade  album cover John Leyton The John Leyton Hit Parade(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 8747 New Zealand 1962 Sell This Version
7EGM 8883 The Bremen Town Musicians  album cover Ken Rattenbury, David Stevens (12), Shirley Franklin Ken Rattenbury, David Stevens (12), Shirley Franklin - The Bremen Town Musicians(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 8883 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EGM 8908 The One In The Middle  album cover Manfred Mann The One In The Middle(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 8908 New Zealand 1965 Sell This Version
7EJM 252 A Bedtime Sory  album cover Shirley Franklin A Bedtime Sory(7", Single) His Master's Voice 7EJM 252 New Zealand 1966 Sell This Version
7EPM.7023 Vocal Gems From Oklahoma  album cover Richard Rodgers And Oscar Hammerstein 2nd* - Reginald Burston And His Orchestra Richard Rodgers And Oscar Hammerstein 2nd* - Reginald Burston And His Orchestra - Vocal Gems From Oklahoma(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EPM.7023 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EPM 7035 Miliza Korjus The Voice Of Miliza Korjus(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EPM 7035 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7ERM 5051 Neapolitan Songs  album cover Mario Lanza Neapolitan Songs(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7ERM 5051 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7ERM 5070 Tchaikovsky - Chopin  album cover Efrem Kurtz Conducting Philharmonia Orchestra Efrem Kurtz Conducting Philharmonia Orchestra - Tchaikovsky - Chopin(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7ERM 5070 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7ERM 5084 Victoria De Los Angeles Verdi OTELLO(7", Single) His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited 7ERM 5084 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7FX.3 Church Bells  album cover No Artist Church Bells(7") His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited 7FX.3 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7FX.4 Dogs  album cover No Artist Dogs(7") His Master's Voice 7FX.4 New Zealand 1961 Sell This Version
7FX.6 Sea Effects  album cover No Artist Sea Effects(7") His Master's Voice 7FX.6 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7fx.9 No Artist Trains(7") His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited 7fx.9 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version