One year on

Happy first anniversary to us! It's been a year since this site was launched and there are now over 220 entries for various people and companies who made notable contributions to the world of music making in New Zealand 1840-1920. We have included composers and music retailers, music instrument makers, organists, brass band conductors, singers… Continue reading One year on

New Zealand icons

In a nod to New Zealand's musical and sporting greats, our latest notables include the composer of God Defend New Zealand, John Joseph Woods and John Black, the father and leader of the family group who were known as "the musical All Blacks of Maoriland". We've also added a further selection of musicians, composers and… Continue reading New Zealand icons