Tag Archives: Bob Marley

NZ Musicians To Pay Homage To Bob Marley

NZ Musicians To Pay Homage To Bob Marley

Reggae music has always found favour in the music market of New Zealand, and 35 years after the death of reggae star Bob Marley the country continues to pay homage to the man and…

On The Road In Western Australia

On The Road In Western Australia

Hamilton-based eight-piece reggae group Katchafire play at the Prince of Wales Hotel in Bunbury on 25 November as part of the band’s Australian tour promoting their new album, On the Road Again. Vocalist Logan Bell,…

Reggae’s Doing Fine

Reggae’s Doing Fine

Welcome to 2009. May it go well for you and yours. I’ve had a great start. I was pretty stuffed at the end of last year, but a bit of time off and a…

Bob Marley & The Wailers

Bob Marley & The Wailers

Footage of Bob Marley and The Wailers performing live in New Zealand.

Ooh Ah Umaga!

Ooh Ah Umaga!

A Rugby Heaven feature charts Tana Umaga’s meteoric rise from early flirtations with rugby league to becoming the All Black’s first Pacific Island captain. “Bob Marley would have seen another rebel in Tana Umaga, a fellow Rastaman,…

Cruising New Zealand: Come Aboard We’re Expecting You …

Cruising New Zealand: Come Aboard We’re Expecting You …

Cruising is the ideal way to see New Zealand, in nine days The Times correspondent saw things exciting and new: the spectacular Marlborough Sounds, dazzlingly beautiful Picton Harbour, Wellington, “a city impossible to absorb in a day”,…