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The Voice Box

The Voice Box is a boutique-recording studio owned and operated by award winning producer/engineer Phil Yule. With years of experience behind him and a proven track record of quality service, Phil has been operating The Voice Box since 1999.

The Voice Box is situated in the beautiful inner city garden courtyard of a 100 year old double-story villa just off Ponsonby Road, Auckland, New Zealand.

Ponsonby is the café and restaurant area of inner city Auckland, New Zealand's largest city and as such is a hub for artists, musicians, actors and those involved in the radio, television and film industries.

Phil Yule

Founder, Director & Chief Engineer

Phil is somewhat of a legend in the world of New Zealand radio and recording. It’s said that he has more radio and recording awards than anyone else in New Zealand Broadcasting and these include National and International (Hollywood, New York, London, Sydney) accolades.

He’s worked with many of the ‘Greats’ of New Zealand radio including: Paul Holmes (Newstalk ZB), Kevin Black, John Hawkesby (Radio Hauraki), Barry ‘Dr Rock’ Jenkin (1ZM), Merv Smith (1ZB) and Pete Sinclair (NZBC). Currently he’s the technical producer for Radio Live’s Marcus Lush.

In the world of advertising, he has also worked with the best, recording many award-winning jingles including that old classic ‘Crunchie Bar’ ad by Murray Grindlay.

And musically he has worked with many of New Zealand’s big names including Herbs, Haley Westenra, Patea Maori Club, Billy T. James, John Hanlon, Shona Laing, Fred Dagg, John Rowles, Headband, Waves, The Chills, The Verlaines, Sneaky Feelings.

Miller Yule

Engineer, Designer & Composer

Miller is one of Phil’s hot-shot sons and he's the 'go-to' guy for original composition at The Voice box. He holds a diploma in Audio Engineering and Music Production. A keen singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, he has a passion for both music composition and sound design.

Miller brings his talents to a wide-range of recording projects. As writer, musician, recording engineer and producer, he has been the creative force behind sound and song for television and radio commercials, film, animation, internet and live-stage productions. Contact Miller to discuss your musical or sound requirements.

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The Voice Box welcomes clients both locally and at a distance. Whether you’re in Auckland, Invercargill, across the ditch or across the world we can work with you.

Recording & Post

  • Radio programmes
  • Radio commercials
  • Radio imaging
  • Source Connect
  • Location recording
  • IVR phone prompts
  • Audio books & tours
  • Voice demos & casting

Sound for Screen

  • Film & Documentaries
  • TV programmes
  • TV commercials
  • TV imaging
  • Narration
  • Webinars
  • DVD & Video
  • ADR / Dubbing

Music & Design

  • Original composition
  • Album mastering
  • Album mixing
  • Sound design
  • Sound effects
  • Production music


  • Cassettes to digital
  • Vinyl to digital
  • Video to digital



6 Arthur Street, Freemans Bay, Auckland

The Voice Box Location