Kōrero: Folk, country and blues music

Mahinaarangi Tocker, 2006

Mahinaarangi Tocker, 2006

Mahinaarangi Tocker, pictured in 2006, was an important figure in the New Zealand music scene from the early 1980s through to her death in 2008. A musician and composer, Tocker wrote over 600 songs in a range of styles but usually with a strong folk influence. She was also an outspoken advocate for lesbian and gay rights and for recognition of mental-health issues.

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New Zealand Herald
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Photograph by Bradley Ambrose

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Chris Bourke, 'Folk, country and blues music - Folk music collection and revival, 1920s to 2010s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/42437/mahinaarangi-tocker-2006 (accessed 25 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Chris Bourke, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014