Scene-stealing scenery

“New Zealanders watching the latest batch of car advertisements on Australian television could be excused for thinking they were back at home.” Rugged and diverse, NZ terrain is the showcase of choice for the latest Holden Commodore, Ford Falcon and Toyota Camry Sportivo models. All three companies cited the beauty of the country, the quality of the roads, and the professionalism of the local film industry as reasons for choosing a New Zealand setting. Says a Toyota spokesman: “[we opted for] a new, aspirational landscape.”


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Famed Manager Alan Niven recalls G N’ R Days

Famed Manager Alan Niven recalls G N’ R Days

Former Guns N’ Roses manager Wellington-born Alan Niven, who ushered the band through their Appetite for Destruction era, has shared his first thoughts on meeting the band in 1986, Scott Ng…