About Us

Ultimate Sounds was started by Bob Richardson in the 70s. The DJ entertainment business has changed significantly over this time and Ultimate Sounds has certainly changed with the times. Experience is invaluable when it comes to planning an event and us certainly has that. Bob will tell you to this day he loves being a DJ and this passion is what has kept Ultimate Sounds growing.

To still be in business and be growing after all this time shows Ultimate Sounds has a successful formula and is a reliable DJ company. We have a reliable and dedicated team ready to work with you to make a seamless event.

Along with the experience comes varied equipment and a passion for creating lighting and effects for your event. Whether its beautiful and tasteful lighting for a wedding to vibrant and crazy for a party Ultimate Sounds can tailor lighting for your event. We have other equipment on hand such as CO2 cannons, fog and smoke machines, LED screens, video DJ capability. Because we have it on hand we do not need to rely on hiring it in.

As for the music, we play for the event and not for ourselves. Our DJs are versatile, knowledgeable and savvy at reading the crowd. We take requests and can work with you on a playlist or let us get the party going.

Ultimate Sounds has become known for weddings and gets lots of events through referrals. We have become DJ event specialists that still have a strong core business as providing wedding DJ entertainment but are now in demand for balls, parties and corporate events. The business has now expanded to cover a large part of the North Island.

Our experience combined with superior equipment can deliver a memorable event. You can count on Ultimate Sounds.

Interested in what we offer and want to know more, head over to our contact us page.



Bob (aka DJ Bobo) is the founder of Ultimate Sounds. He is a natural entertainer and a large part of his DJ work is repeat bookings and referrals.

Bob has a passion for the ultimate in sound quality equipment and even named his company Ultimate Sounds. This represents the quality of superior sound systems and the ultimate choice in music for your event.

Bob turned Ultimate Sounds from a hobby in the 70s to the thriving nationwide business it is today. Ultimate Sounds is a unique business that has become a success due to personal service ,integrity and providing a quality reliable service.

Bob has a vast musical repertoire. He has a real knack for reading crowds and gets a kick out of tailoring his selections to make the most impact.  Bob is a master at working any crowd into higher levels of excitement, no matter the genre of music. Always happy to interact with the crowd, Bob can accommodate any request, he is sure to make your event a big hit.

Expertise with years of creating successful events, means Bob can help with careful event planning paying attention to details. Chances are Bob knows your venue and will tailor the lighting and effects to suit your style.

“Genuinely fun and infectious” is a great way to describe Bob.


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 “Into infectious and feel good dance grooves”

Sharlene (aka Shesa DJ) got into DJ ing after always being the friend who was invited to parties and asked to DJ. To her it is rewarding to see the crowd having fun on the dance floor.  She is a dedicated pro that will make your party rock. She loves what she does, and it shows.

With an extensive music knowledge which transcends through the years, Sharlene is capable of playing all styles of music and has a gift of keeping the dancefloor pumping. Her warmth and approachable manner will help make your event seamless and memorable.

Sharlene has played all over the North Island at private venues, function centers, bars, wineries, school discos, balls, parties, Dancing in the dark events, weddings, birthdays, the list is endless.

Sharlene spends her spare time working on music production with her passion for EDM. She has a love of Trance and has her finger on the pulse with House music. Along with this and a solid arsenal of popular music , she also loves playing the classic hits. Her adaptable style makes her the perfect DJ for any event.

 “Music is the therapy which stirs up happy feelings and creates lasting memories. There is never a day in my life without music.”

Dance. Jan is happy to MC as required, and will cater to requests wherever possible




Jacob (aka DJ Layzurs)  was always destined  to be a DJ. From age 11 Jacob had the passion and drive to train  himself  with online tutorials. With mentoring from DJ Bobo , Jacob has created his own style and is guaranteed to keep your event lit.

Jacob has developed a taste for all music from hip hop, pop , dance, rock to EDM. His technical experience means he can cut and mix music seamlessly.  With notice he can even arrange to custom edit of a song for your event.

DJing various events for years, willing to adjust to your needs, Jacob is a calm and relaxed DJ. He is always professional, adaptable and really knows how to bring people to the dancefloor. Sure to get the party started and keep things running smoothly, Jacob is your go to DJ for a fun and successful night.

Jacob recognises guests are not there for the long time , but rather a great time. He understands the balance between getting the party rocking while catering for all age groups.

Happy to cater for requests, with over 35000 songs in his database. In the unlikely event he doesn’t have a song he has the ability to download virtually any request you could possibly have.

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