New Zealand musical groups

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  1. Parachute

    Parachute

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    Parachute Band is a worship band from Auckland, New Zealand, formed out of the New Zealand-based Christian organisation Parachute Music The band makes pop/rock music and is currently in its second generation.


  2. Crowded House

    Crowded House

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    Crowded House is a rock band formed in Melbourne, Australia, in 1985. The founding members were New Zealander Neil Finn (vocalist, guitarist, primary songwriter), and Australians Paul Hester (drums) and Nick Seymour (bass). Later band members included Neil's brother, Tim Finn, and Americans Mark Hart and Matt Sherrod.


  3. Katchafire

    Katchafire

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    Katchafire are a New Zealand roots reggae band from Hamilton.


  4. Adeaze

    Adeaze

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    Adeaze is a New Zealand R&B/Soul group comprising brothers Nainz and Viiz Tupai. The group's debut album, Always and for Real, was released in 2004 and topped the album chart in New Zealand.


  5. Dave Dobbyn

    Dave Dobbyn

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    New Zealand musician

  6. Zed

    Zed

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    Zed was a New Zealand pop/rock four-piece band formed in 1998.


  7. Nesian Mystik

    Nesian Mystik

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    Nesian Mystik was a New Zealand Hip-Hop/R&B group which formed in 1999. The cultural backgrounds of its members united a remarkable diversity of Polynesia by bringing together Cook Island, Tongan, Samoan and Maori ancestry. As well as producing a record number of Top 10 New Zealand singles, Nesian Mystik supported international acts such as Robbie Williams, Missy Elliott, Shaggy and The Black Eyed Peas. The group officially disbanded in 2011 after a successful music career that included four commercially successful albums and numerous New Zealand Music Award nominations.


  8. Mi-Sex

    Mi-Sex

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    Mi-Sex (also spelt MiSex) is a New Zealand new wave rock band that was originally active from 1977 to 1986. Led by Steve Gilpin as vocalist, Kevin Stanton as Guitarist and Songwriter and Don Martin as Bassist they were best known for their singles "Computer Games" in 1979 and "People" in 1980. They were also known for their cutting edge production and dynamic live shows.


  9. The Enemy

    The Enemy

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    The Enemy were a band from Dunedin, New Zealand, that are often seen as the starting point of the Dunedin Sound rock movement.


  10. Evermore

    Evermore

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    Evermore are a band originally from Feilding, New Zealand, now based in Melbourne, Australia. The band consists of Jon (guitar, vocals, album production), and Peter (keyboards, bass, video director). The band have released three platinum-selling albums, Dreams (2004), Real Life (2006) and Truth of the World: Welcome to the Show (2009) and a self-titled greatest hits album including three new songs. They have been nominated for seven ARIA Awards, and have won two Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards. They have won the APRA Silver Scroll songwriting award, and the Channel V Oz Artist of the Year Award.


  11. Topp Twins

    Topp Twins

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    The Topp Twins (born 1958, Huntly, New Zealand) are the folk singing and activist sister comedy duo of New Zealand entertainers Jools and Lynda Topp. They are known for their country music influenced style, live shows and television performances. They often perform as characters, the most notable being the roles Ken & Ken, and Camp Mother & Camp Leader.


  12. Flight of the Conchords

    Flight of the Conchords

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    Flight of the Conchords is a New Zealand-based comedy duo composed of Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement. The duo's comedy and music became the basis of a BBC radio series and then an American television series, which premiered in 2007 on HBO, also called Flight of the Conchords. They used to refer to themselves as "New Zealand's fourth most popular guitar-based digi-bongo acapella-rap-funk-comedy folk duo", however now are "the almost award-winning fourth-most-popular folk duo in New Zealand."


  13. Shihad

    Shihad

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    Shihad is a New Zealand alternative rock band, currently based in Melbourne, Australia. During Shihad's recording career, they have produced four number-one studio albums and three top-ten singles in their home country of New Zealand. Following the September 11 tragedy, the band was known as Pacifier for a brief period of time before reverting to Shihad.


  14. Blindspott

    Blindspott

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    Blindspott were an alternative metal band from Waitakere, New Zealand, now performing under the name Blacklistt. They were formed in 1997, originally consisting of Damian Alexander (vocals), Marcus Powell (guitar, backing vocals), Shelton Woolright (drums), Gareth Fleming (bass) and Karl Vilisini, also known as DJ Dlay (turntables, keyboards).


  15. Herbs

    Herbs

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    Herbs are a multi-cultural New Zealand reggae vocal group which had Samoans, Tongans, Cook Islanders and Maori in the band. 11th inductee into the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame, they formed in 1979, and were once described as "New Zealand's most soulful, heartfelt and consistent contemporary musical voice". It has been said their debut EP Whats' Be Happen? "set a standard for Pacific reggae which has arguably never been surpassed".


  16. The Datsuns

    The Datsuns

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    The Datsuns are a hard rock band from Cambridge, New Zealand, formed in 2000. To date they have released five albums and several singles, most of which have charted in New Zealand and/or the United Kingdom. Death Rattle Boogie, their latest record was released in October 2012.


  17. Hello Sailor

    Hello Sailor

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    Hello Sailor are a New Zealand pop/rock band originally formed in 1975. Although the band formally disbanded in 1980 after just two albums, they have continued to sporadically reunite during the years since; recording a further four albums and performing numerous live tours and appearances.


  18. Te Vaka

    Te Vaka

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    Te Vaka is an Oceanic music group that performs original contemporary Pacific music or "South Pacific Fusion". The group was founded in 1995 by singer and songwriter Opetaia Foa'i in New Zealand. They have toured the world constantly since 1997 and have won a number of awards including "Best Pacific Music Album" award for their albums Tutuki (2004) and Olatia (2007) from the New Zealand Music Awards and "Best Pacific Group" in the 2008 Pacific Music Awards They have also been acclaimed by the BBC as "the world's most successful band playing original contemporary Pacific music."


  19. OMC

    OMC

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    OMC, or Otara Millionaires Club, was a New Zealand music group. They were best known for their 1996 hit "How Bizarre", named one of the greatest New Zealand songs of all time by the Australasian Performing Right Association. The full name of the band is a tongue-in-cheek reference to Otara's status as one of the poorest suburbs of Auckland.


  20. Steriogram

    Steriogram

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    Steriogram were a Grammy Award-nominated punk band from New Zealand that formed in Auckland in 1999. Their 2004 song "Walkie Talkie Man" was used in an advertisement for the iPod and a number of films and video games.


  21. The Yandall Sisters

    The Yandall Sisters

    124 views
    Samoan, Musician

  22. Ardijah

    Ardijah

    112 views

    Ardijah is a music group from Auckland, New Zealand that formed in 1979.


  23. Pluto

    Pluto

    107 views

    Pluto is a New Zealand rock band from Auckland. Their album Pipeline Under The Ocean, released in 2005 went double platinum on the RIANZ albums chart.


  24. Pandemonium

    Pandemonium

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    Pandemonium is a percussion group from Christchurch, New Zealand, formed in 1998


  25. The Lads

    The Lads

    98 views

    The Lads are a New Zealand Christian rock/pop group that was formed in 1993. In early 2005 the band moved from New Zealand to Nashville, Tennessee.


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