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

Hamilton Sound & Lighting is a success because we work together and our diversity allows us to think 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 Ltd.

Tracey MacKenzie
Operations Manager, Gulf Harbour

Tracey has 20+ years in business having owned several successful businesses, 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.

Evan Harris
IT Engineer, North Auckland

Evan comes from an international Software Engineer background, with experience in hardware, software, cloud computing at many of New Zealand's largest companies.

He has implemented custom SAAS solutions to Vivid Collective, assisted with strategic use of IT to secure systems, information and to increase productivity. 

Audio & Visual Engineer, Tauranga

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.

Digital Designer, Auckland

Liana comes from a digital publishing and graphic design background, originally joining the company as our Digital Designer.

Her natural flair for design, colour and adding that extra touch to what she turns her eye to are talents we appreciate.

Sound & Lighting Technician, Hamilton

Andre is our first official employee and has shown remarkable diligence in during his time with HSL and has become a valuable member of the team at major events.


At Ohakune Mardi Gras, he was in sole charge of sound and lighting in clubs over that weekend. 

Side hustle this summer?
Get behind the scenes of summers big festivals and unannounced gigs

We are always on the lookout for heavy lifters, labourers, set and stage hands, 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 Hamiltons fastest growing event and hire companies in action - and be part of it.

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

Poonam Y.
Website Design, Administration,
Traceys Right Hand Woman/PA

With a Masters in Business and Administration, Poonam has over eight years  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. 

Hailing from our hometown of Hamilton, Waikato she has recently returned from working in California.

Are you a DJ, AV Engineer, Techie or trainee, or just keen?
Introduce yourself!

Expo reps, brand ambassadors all needed for one of Hamiltons 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 energy and a willingness to learn a 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.

Open days & evenings - by arrangement. Please be prompt and do not miss your timeslot. Call to reschedule.

 CALL  027 244 7335

Our hire specialists or event specialists for weddings, corporate events, sports & festivals are on hand to help you now.

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Located in Rototuna, Hamilton City Central. We work all across Hamilton, we are near you,  the Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Auckland, everywhere in-between & beyond & ship Inter-Island at your cost.