19 Mar 2019

Reggae in New Zealand

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 2:26 pm on 19 March 2019
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Gareth Shute on Reggae in New Zealand Photo: Murray Cammick

Despite originating in Jamaica, New Zealanders took to reggae music when it arrived on our shores, particularly after a visit from Bob Marley in the '70s.

Author, musician and music journalist Gareth Shute of the AudioCulture website is with us to talk about the genre and it's influence on New Zealand music and culture.