Auckland City Limits Music Festival Press Application

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  • Thank you for your interest in Auckland City Limits Festival 2018, taking place March 3rd, Western Springs in Auckland, New Zealand.

    To apply for a MEDIA or PHOTO pass, please read the guidelines below and click the button to proceed to the Official Application Form. Please remember this is only a request, and it may not be approved. Applications are to be submitted one per person. Each person from your outlet must fill out their own application.

    APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY Monday February 5th, 2018. We cannot review or consider applications received after this date. You will be notified of your application status by Monday February 12th, 2018. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

    In order to be considered for MEDIA or PHOTO pass, you MUST BE ON ASSIGNMENT from a media outlet with coverage secured.

    Please note: The MEDIA pass offers access into the festival and the press lounge. The PHOTO pass offers access into the festival, the press lounge and the photo pits at the combined discretion of Auckland City Limits Festival and the artists.


    RADIO STATIONS: Please be as specific as possible about your coverage plans, and any on-site broadcasting you wish to do.


    PRINT: Please provide detailed information about your publication and your pre and post festival coverage plans.

    BLOGS/ONLINE: Please help us by providing detailed information about your website and your pre and post festival coverage plans.

    FREELANCE PRINT MEDIA: All attending media MUST be on assignment with coverage secured. We will be contacting your editor to confirm your assignment upon submitting your application.


    PHOTOGRAPHERS ON ASSIGNMENT: Any photographer wishing to apply for a PHOTO pass must be on assignment from a media outlet. We will only accredit photographers with SLR, detachable lens cameras. Point-and-shoot cameras will not be permitted in the photo pits, a policy enforced by security. Video filming in the photo pit is strictly prohibited, a policy enforced by security.


    Video cameras are approved on a very limited basis and you must receive direct approval from the Auckland City Limits PR Team prior to the festival. Of those approved, video camera use is restricted to the press lounge and on-site with an escort from the festival at all times. You will be required to request escort timings in advance of the festival.

    All applicants will be contacted with confirmation or denial of the request.

    Thank you in advance for your time and we appreciate your interest!