His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited

His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited

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Please note: These releases should be submitted under their correct labels as well as His Master's Voice (NZ) Ltd.

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, Regal Zonophone, Capitol Records, Columbia and others, it manufactured and distributed many others at various times including Decca, Warner Brothers and Atlantic. 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
2COC.2900 Exile On Main Street  album cover The Rolling Stones Exile On Main Street(2xLP, Album) Rolling Stones Records 2COC.2900 New Zealand 1972 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 6481 Jimi Hendrix Sound Track Recordings From The Film "Jimi Hendrix"(2xLP) Reprise Records 2RS 6481 New Zealand Unknown 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 2 RS 2106 Living In The Past  album cover Jethro Tull Living In The Past(2xLP, Comp) Reprise Records 2TS 2106 2 RS 2106 New Zealand 1972 Sell This Version
2WB.1555 In Concert  album cover Peter, Paul And Mary* In Concert(2xLP, Album, RP) Warner Bros. Records 2WB.1555 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
2 WB 1657 No Artist Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?(2xLP, Dlx, Gat) Warner Bros. Records 2 WB 1657 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
5-MGM.73024 Arthur (Guitar Boogie) Smith And His Cracker-Jacks* Guitar Boogie(7", Single) MGM Records 5-MGM.73024 New Zealand 1955 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 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 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 6018 School Days  album cover Marita McGregor School Days(7", EP) His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited 7EGM 6018 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EGM 6023 Flying Start - All Blacks v. Northern Universities  album cover No Artist Flying Start - All Blacks v. Northern Universities(7") His Master's Voice, His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited 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(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6036 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7EGM 6040 Home Little Maori Home  album cover Inia Te Wiata Home Little Maori Home(7", EP) His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited 7EGM 6040 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
7EGM 6058 Maori Songs  album cover Inia Te Wiata Maori Songs(7", EP) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6058 New Zealand Unknown 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.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.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 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 Hippy Hippy Shake  album cover The Maori Hi Five Hippy Hippy Shake(7") His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited 7EGM 6075 New Zealand Unknown 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 Unknown Sell This Version
7EGM 6087 Molly  album cover Paul Walden (2) Molly(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6087 New Zealand 1964 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 Unknown Sell This Version
7EGM 6093 Puha And Pakeha  album cover Rod Derrett Puha And Pakeha(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6093 New Zealand 1966 Sell This Version
7EGM 6099 The Little Folk Of Mt. Roskill Come Go With Us(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 6099 New Zealand Unknown 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 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 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.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 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 8908 Manfred Mann The One In The Middle(7", EP, Mono) His Master's Voice 7EGM 8908 New Zealand 1965 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.9 No Artist Trains(7") His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited 7fx.9 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7FX.12 No Artist Sound Effects - Street Noises - Applause(7") His Master's Voice 7FX.12 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
7MM.061 One By One  album cover Johnny Cooper And Margaret Francis Accompanied By The Ranger Riders (2) Johnny Cooper And Margaret Francis Accompanied By The Ranger Riders (2) - One By One(7", Single) His Master's Voice 7MM.061 New Zealand 1955 Sell This Version
7MM.069 Shifting, Whispering Sands / Fallen Angel  album cover Johnny Cooper And His Range Riders* Johnny Cooper And His Range Riders* - Shifting, Whispering Sands / Fallen Angel(7") His Master's Voice 7MM.069 New Zealand 1956 Sell This Version
33MC 1050 The Soviet Army Ensemble* Conducted By Colonel Alexandrov* The Soviet Army Ensemble* Conducted By Colonel Alexandrov* - The Soviet Army Ensemble - Volume 2(10", Album) Columbia 33MC 1050 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
33 MC 1051 The Beethoven Symphonies: Number 5 In C Minor Op. 67  album cover Beethoven* - Otto Klemperer Conducting The Philharmonia Orchestra Beethoven* - Otto Klemperer Conducting The Philharmonia Orchestra - The Beethoven Symphonies: Number 5 In C Minor Op. 67(10", Mono) Columbia 33 MC 1051 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
33MCX 1606 The Cellists's Hour  album cover Pierre Fournier, Gerald Moore Pierre Fournier, Gerald Moore - The Cellists's Hour(LP, Mono) Columbia 33MCX 1606 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
33MEX 8020 Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee Blues Is My Companion(LP, Album, Mono) Columbia 33MEX 8020 New Zealand 1961 Sell This Version
33 MEX 8023 Philip Green And His Concert Orchestra* Pan-American Panorama(LP) Columbia 33 MEX 8023 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
33MS 1083 Cabaret Night In Paris No.3  album cover Various Cabaret Night In Paris No.3(10", Comp) Columbia 33MS 1083 New Zealand 1956 Sell This Version
33MS 1108 Rockin' With The Rockets   album cover Tony Crombie And His Rockets Rockin' With The Rockets (10", Album) Columbia 33MS 1108 New Zealand 1958 Sell This Version
33-MS-6001 Series No.1  album cover Rotorua Maori Choir Series No.1(10", Album) Columbia, Columbia 33-MS-6001 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
33 MS 6003 Rotorua Maori Choir No. 2  album cover Rotorua Maori Choir Rotorua Maori Choir No. 2(10", Album) Columbia 33 MS 6003 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
33MS 6008 Country Style  album cover Luke Simmons And His Blue Mountain Boys* Country Style(10", Album, Mono) Columbia 33MS 6008 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
33 MS 6012 More Of Oscar Natzke  album cover Oscar Natzke More Of Oscar Natzke(10", Mono) Columbia 33 MS 6012 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
33MS-6013 Gil Dech Plays Music From Stage And Screen(10") Columbia 33MS-6013 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
33MS-6014 Gil Dech Plays Music Of Jerome Kern(10") Columbia 33MS-6014 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
33MS-6015 Gil Dech Plays Favourite Ballads(10") Columbia 33MS-6015 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
33MSX 1168 My Horn Goes Round The World  album cover Eddie Calvert My Horn Goes Round The World(LP, Mono) Columbia 33MSX 1168 New Zealand 1959 Sell This Version
33MSX.1178 Shirley Bassey The Fabulous Shirley Bassey(LP, Album, Mono) Columbia 33MSX.1178 New Zealand 1959 Sell This Version
33MSX 1225 Music From The Film Beat Girl  album cover John Barry / Adam Faith / Shirley Anne Field John Barry / Adam Faith / Shirley Anne Field - Music From The Film Beat Girl(LP, Album, Mono) Columbia, Columbia 33MSX 1225 New Zealand 1960 Sell This Version
33MSX.1397 'Tops' With Me  album cover Helen Shapiro 'Tops' With Me(LP, Album, Mono) Columbia 33MSX.1397 New Zealand 1962 Sell This Version
33MSX 1441 Buddy Greco I Like It Swinging(LP, Album, Mono) Columbia, Epic 33MSX 1441 New Zealand 1961 Sell This Version
33 MSX 1541 When In Spain  album cover Cliff Richard With The Shadows* & The Norrie Paramor Strings Cliff Richard With The Shadows* & The Norrie Paramor Strings - When In Spain(LP, Album, Mono) Columbia 33 MSX 1541 New Zealand 1962 Sell This Version
33 MSX 1598 Session With The Dave Clark Five  album cover The Dave Clark Five Session With The Dave Clark Five(LP, Album, Mono) Columbia 33 MSX 1598 New Zealand 1964 Sell This Version
33 MSX 1677 Five Live Yardbirds  album cover Yardbirds* Five Live Yardbirds(LP, Album, Mono) Columbia, Columbia 33 MSX 1677 New Zealand 1964 Sell This Version
33MSX.1693 Ferry Cross The Mersey  album cover Gerry And The Pacemakers* Ferry Cross The Mersey(LP, Mono) Columbia 33MSX.1693 New Zealand 1965 Sell This Version
33MSX.1708 Animal Tracks  album cover The Animals Animal Tracks(LP, Album, Mono, Gre) Columbia 33MSX.1708 New Zealand 1965 Sell This Version
33MSX.6006 Maori Music  album cover 1956 Aotearoa Maori Entertainers, The Rotorua Maori Choir 1956 Aotearoa Maori Entertainers, The Rotorua Maori Choir - Maori Music(LP, Comp) Columbia Records, His Master's Voice (NZ) Limited 33MSX.6006 Unknown Sell This Version
33 MSX 6008 Negro Spirituals  album cover The Golden Gate Quartet Negro Spirituals(LP, Album, Mono) Columbia 33 MSX 6008 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
33MSX.6050 Peter And Gordon  album cover Peter And Gordon* Peter And Gordon(LP, Album, Mono) Columbia 33MSX.6050 New Zealand 1964 Sell This Version
33 MSX 6061 The Seekers  album cover The Seekers The Seekers(LP, Mono) Columbia 33 MSX 6061 New Zealand 1964 Sell This Version
33MSX.6062 Herman's Hermits On Tour  album cover Herman's Hermits Herman's Hermits On Tour(LP, Album, Mono) Columbia 33MSX.6062 New Zealand 1965 Sell This Version
33MSX.6065 Herman's Hermits On Tour  album cover Herman's Hermits Herman's Hermits On Tour (Album) 33MSX.6065 New Zealand 1965 Sell This Version
33 MSX 7604 "Isa Lei" Traditional Music Of Fiji  album cover Various "Isa Lei" Traditional Music Of Fiji(LP, Comp) Columbia, Columbia 33 MSX 7604 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
33 MSX 7736 The Shadows Greatest Hits Volume 2  album cover The Shadows The Shadows Greatest Hits Volume 2(LP, Comp) Columbia 33 MSX 7736 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
45-CP.503 Rock Around The Rock Pile / The Girl Can't Help It  album cover Ray Anthony And His Orchestra* Rock Around The Rock Pile / The Girl Can't Help It(7", Single) Capitol Records 45-CP.503 New Zealand 1956 Sell This Version
45-CP.506 26 Miles (Santa Catalina) / How About That?  album cover The Four Preps 26 Miles (Santa Catalina) / How About That?(7") Capitol Records 45-CP.506 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
45.D.11 Let's Get Together  album cover Hayley Mills Let's Get Together(7") Disneyland 45.D.11 New Zealand 1961 Sell This Version
45-DEC.102 Cottage By The Lea  album cover Patrick O'Hagan Cottage By The Lea(7", Single, rou) Decca 45-DEC.102 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
45-DEC.115 Singing The Blues  album cover Tommy Steele And The Steelmen Singing The Blues(7", Single) Decca 45-DEC.115 New Zealand 1956 Sell This Version
45-DEC.129 Ring The Bluebells Of Scotland  album cover Kenneth McKellar Ring The Bluebells Of Scotland(7", Single) Decca 45-DEC.129 New Zealand 1957 Sell This Version
45-DEC.161 Water, Water  album cover Tommy Steele And The Steelmen Water, Water(7", Single) Decca 45-DEC.161 New Zealand 1957 Sell This Version
45-DEC 162 Bob Sharples And His Chorus And Orchestra* In The Middle Of An Island(7", Single) Decca 45-DEC 162 New Zealand Unknown Sell This Version
45-DEC.193 Hoots Mon  album cover Lord Rockingham's XI Hoots Mon(7", Single) Decca 45-DEC.193 New Zealand 1958 Sell This Version
45-DNZ.111 Mister Rhee and his Ghosts So Rare / Moonglow(7", Single) Columbia 45-DNZ.111 New Zealand 1957 Sell This Version
45-DNZ.113 Oh Lonesome Me  album cover Luke Simmons & His Blue Mountain Boys Oh Lonesome Me(7", Single) Columbia 45-DNZ.113 New Zealand 1961 Sell This Version