David Bowie toured New Zealand four times.
The first time was the Heroes tour in 1978 when he played at Auckland's Western Springs and in Christchurch at QE2 Park.
He came again in 1983 with his Serious Moonlight Tour - again performing at Western Springs and also in Wellington at Athletic Park.
In 1987 he brought his Glass Spider Tour, but only played in Auckland.
The last time he toured New Zealand was with his Reality Tour in 2004, where he performed his sole gig on Valentines Day in Wellington at Westpac Stadium.
In 1983 David Bowie was enjoying the biggest success of his career… The album
Let's Dance had gone to number one around the world and the 'Serious Moonlight' tour was playing to record breaking… Video, Audio, Gallery
Paula Collins was just a child when she led the haka powhiri for David Bowie at Takapūwāhia Marae 33 years ago. In the wake of the rock star's death this week, she remembers the 1983 visit.
The year was 1983, the month was November, and one of the cleverest, most inventive musicians of the time was on the cusp of global stardom, and playing Athletic Park in Wellington. With Jeremy…