Hamilton Sound & Lighting collaborate with Vivid Collective NZ to share our skills, interests, abilities and experience to bring together a marvellous, diverse team from around the world. 

Hamilton Sound & Lighting is a success because we work together and our diverse thinking allows us to work outside the box and not be constrained by it.

Jaymz MacKenzie-Hooper
Founder & CEO, Hamilton North

Jaymz has had a passion for events and music since he was a young man. From the age of 17, he was organising drug and alcohol-free events for teens around NZ. 


He is the co-founder, director & major shareholder in both Hamilton Sound & Lighting Limited and Vivid Collective Limited.

Tracey MacKenzie
Operations Manager, Gulf Harbour

Tracey has 20+ years in business, having owned several successful companies, and now part of Vivid Collective. 


She has extensive experience in online retail and marketing.  Tracey is responsible for the day to day running of the business, strategy, PR, marketing & finance.

Jarryd is a qualified Sound and Lighting Technician and has worked for years with big and small artists in his home country.


He is experienced in working in clubs,  recording studios, large festivals and long tours. Jarryd is fast becoming an indispensable part of Vivid & HSL.

Audio & Visual Engineer, Tauranga

With many years’ experience as a content writer and administrator, Sierra combines these skills to manage the communications side of Vivid Collective + Hamilton Sound and Lighting.


Working with Tracey, she helps liaise within the team to make everyone’s ideas a reality.

Poonam Y.
Website Design, Administration,
Tracey's Right Hand Woman/PA

With a Masters in Business and Administration, Poonam has over eight years of experience in IT.  She wears many 'hats' for both Vivid Collective & Hamilton Sound & Lighting.  


Her main priorities are Site Manager,  Admin/IT co-ordinator and Tracey's right-hand woman. 

Side hustle this summer?
Get behind-the-scenes of summer's big festivals and unannounced gigs
Are you a DJ, AV Engineer, techie or trainee - or just keen?
Introduce yourself!
Sierra S.
Communications & Content

Expo reps, brand ambassadors all needed for one of Hamilton's fastest-growing events and hire companies. If you're a qualified engineer, technician or keen to learn and learn, send us an email and tell us about yourself.


No experience needed but the energy and willingness to learn are the must. 

We have events everywhere across Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty and further.  We're looking for talented, smart, punctual and professional people who are keen to be part of a growing team.

We are always on the lookout for heavy lifters, labourers, stagehands, drivers and everyday people to lend a hand.

In return, you get well paid, often a free feed, tickets (or discounted tickets) to events, AAA passes & the chance to see one of Hamilton's fastest-growing event and hire companies in action - and be part of it!

If you're keen to join our team of smart young guns, send us an email and tell us about yourself. No experience needed, but energy and willingness to learn is a must.


Event Production


Fieldays 2020

Club Nights


School Balls

Fight Nights


Quiz Nights

Sporting  Events


Club Installs

Venue Installs


Sound System Repairs

Our Human Capital

Production Manager

Stage Design

Audio Engineers

Lighting Engineers


Stage Building

Local Crews



Hamilton City


Mystery Creek

Te Awamutu


Lake Karapiro

Bay of Plenty



Mt Maunganui




We have branches in Hamilton, Tauranga and Rotorua.

We operate around the North Island

We ship nationally

Contact Us

About Us

Call Jaymz 

027 244 7335

email Jaymz

A family-owned and operated business with our local home base in Hamilton City.


We're opening branches in Tauranga and Rotorua in 2020. We have local ties to both cities personally and hire locals.

Established in 2018, by Jaymz MacKenzie-Hooper, we've worked with some of the biggest events, venues and promoters.