Obituaries | Guardian (The)
14 March 2017
Murray Ball, the creator of the widely read Footrot Flats cartoon that celebrated rural life in New Zealand, has died in Gisborne at the age of 78.
Ball’s immensely popular Footrot Flats strip, starring farmer…
Music | YouTube
15 February 2016
Feel some nostalgia with New Zealand’s movie Footrot Flats: The Dog’s Tale. Watch as Wal Footrot sings his love song “You Oughta Be In Love” to Cheeky Hobson. Footrot…
Obituaries | BBC
8 September 2015
Dave Dobbyn is one of a number of local artists who have paid tribute to Hello Sailor frontman Graham Brazier (pictured centre), who has died in Auckland aged 63.
Dobbyn described Brazier as the consummate…
17 August 2011
The music video for Dave Dobbyn’s track, Loyal.
Music | Daily Telegraph (The)
10 October 2010
Photographic portraits of New Zealand musicians Bic Runga, Dave Dobbyn and Neil Finn are included in a new international coffee table book, called Music, shot by renowned New York photographer Andrew Zuckerman. Zuckerman flew…
General | Wimbledon Guardian
24 June 2009
New Zealanders flocked to London’s Clapham Common to celebrate all things pineapple lump and barbeque over music and sauvignon at the three-day Toast festival. The welcome ceremony was hosted by former All Black Zinzan…
21 December 2007
Watch Dave Dobbyn in this live performance of his 1984 hit, Whaling.
19 March 2007
Dave Dobbyn’s New Zeaand favourite, Slice of Heaven.
War & Peace | Guardian (The)
12 November 2006
The long-awaited NZ war memorial in London’s Hyde Park was officially opened on Remembrance Day, in the presence of Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles, Prince William, Tony Blair and Helen Clark. Described as “striking” by…
Politics and Economics | Financial Times
30 July 2001
Against anxiety that it will affect our clean, green image, New Zealand’s Royal Commission on Genetic Engineering suggests cautious introduction of GM. In reaction, Kiwi artists raising their voice include Dave Dobbyn and Bic Runga wearing their…