Rockin' out

A DigitalNZ Story by KAT

dance, music, venues, good times

Touring bands

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Youth band

Kete Hauraki Coromandel

Rock 'n Roll.

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira

Rock 'n Roll

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira

The Strangers rock-and-roll band

Upper Hutt City Library

The Quin Tikis

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Maori - Music and dancing, Maori Community Centre

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Johnny Cooper, 1957

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Milk-bar cowboys

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Records and magazines, 1961

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Japan series: Sunday street dancing

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Port Chalmers: Chick's Hotel (c.1876) (1)

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

The birth of Kiwi rock 'n' roll

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Record - "Hit Tunes" by Johnny Devlin

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

Photographs of Battle-Ska Galatica

Alexander Turnbull Library

Making music, Tasman Street, Wellington, 1964

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Students in Wellington

Manatū Taonga, the Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Riot Squad

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