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.

Evan Harris
IT Engineer, North Auckland

Evan comes from an international Software Engineer background, with experience in hardware, software and 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.

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. 

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 summer's big festivals and unannounced gigs

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.

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

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 energy and willingness to learn is 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.

CALL  027 244 7335

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

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Located in Hamilton, the heart of the Waikato. You'll find us in Tauranga, Rotorua and Auckland.


Hamilton City Central Sound Systems hire, speaker hire &repairs, lighting, screens LED. Trussing for hire.