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  1. Apr 06,  · New Zealand and Australia are both English-speaking countries. New Zealanders have a long list of slang terms and colourful expressions that set their dialect apart from Australian English.
  2. Dragon was a rock band that was very much a product of the seventies. They formed in Auckland in , and epitomize the very spirit of rock and roll, not just in New Zealand at the time, but globally. Like many rock greats, success was marred with tragedy, and there were several band members who died from drug-related incidents and accidents.
  3. Punk takes off, – By , other bands were starting to form in Sydney, under the influence of local and overseas punk acts. The early Sydney punk scene centred around the Sydney inner city suburbs, and the Grand Hotel in Haymarket in particular. Among the first was the Last Words, from Liverpool in Sydney. (They recorded their first single "Animal World/Wondering Why" in ).
  4. Up The Punks is an online community archive project documenting the punk scene of New Zealand/ Aotearoa's capital city, Wellington. Beginning in with an exhibition at Thistle Hall Up The Punks seeks to fill in the blank spaces in Wellington's punk history and present an alternative narrative of the city as told through the fans, gigs.
  5. May 15,  · Make your visit to New Zealand quicker and effortless by checking out eTA New Zealand. There’s a new electronic visa waiver which launched in October Here are some other New Zealand articles you might love: 30 of the Best Things to do In New Zealand; 34 Fascinating Facts About New Zealand; 7 Travel Tips For Visiting New Zealand.
  6. The Pasifika Fesitval, cultural events and festivals in New-Zealand takes place each year in March in Auckland’s Western Springs Park. It is a fantastic weekend celebrating the music, food, arts and dance of New Zealand’s Pacific Island Communities.
  7. New Zealand artists. The New Zealand art scene reflects the country's interesting mix of influences. While some of our most valuable paintings are Māori portraits painted by Charles Goldie in the 19th century, many people consider the contemporary painter Colin McCahon – whose work features words, Christian iconography and Māori language and myth – to be New Zealand’s greatest artist.
  8. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for New Zealand Vs Australia: A Celebration Of Punk Down Under - Various Artists on AllMusic.
  9. As the capital’s punk-heavy indie scene gathered strength and New Zealand’s punk rock community raised its head in the provinces the raw rocking quartet of Eugene Pope (guitar), Brent Jenkins (drums), Gerald Dwyer (vocals) and Richard Watts then Dwayne Yule (bass) remained active central figures, both live and on record.

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