Kiwi Music Gallery #2
Occasional moments in

New Zealand rock history
compiled by Keith Newman

Above Palmerston North-based new wave band Snatch featuring Kevin Downing (left), Nihat Orerel, Allan Currie and Mike Miers (circa 1982).

Rock-reggae exponent 
and  Blerta founding member
Tony Littlejohn (at right)
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Corben Simpson, original Blerta singer (Dance All Around the World), Silver Scroll Winner with Have You Heard a Man Cry and writer of Running to the Sea.

Below Stephen Bell Booth at a concert in Auckland circa 1985


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Percussionist James Dixon who performed with Mahana and toured with other bands
over several decades
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Shona Laing playing the side bar
former Regent Hotel, Auckland circa 1984

All photographs: Keith Newman

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Cheek ta Cheek: Gav Collinge guitar, Lyle Kinney, bass, special guest Graham Brazier (right) and Ross Pierce 
at the Gluepot about 1985

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Mahia Blackmore
in one of  the original
Ladies Sing the Blues