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Record ID 21585
Title More showbiz phenomena
Author Baillie, Russell
Source New Zealand herald, 1996 Mar 23 Sec 1 p 19
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Review of concert by the Hit List at The Club
Event date: 1996 March 21
Subjects Hit List (Musical group); Rock music; Walters, Bunny; Anderton, Chris; Phillips, Roy


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Record ID 43885
Source New Zealand herald, 17 January 1970
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 7 p 267
Abstract Three of the five prizewinners from Joe Brown's talent quest "Search for stars" have already been signed up by him. Another winner was already signed to Benny Levin before the contest.
Subjects Search for the Stars (Competition); Contests; Entertainers; Brown, Joe; Levin, Benny, d.1993; Fox, Tui; Walters, Bunny; Mettam, Lesley


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Record ID 44111
Title $2000 prize to Hamilton singer
Source Auckland star, 12 January 1970
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 7 p 273
Abstract Results of the Search for the Stars talent contest held at Rotorua with solo vocalists taking all five major prizes.
Subjects Search for the Stars (Competition); Contests; Entertainers; Fox, Tui; Walters, Bunny; Mettam, Lesley; McNatty, Gary; Prain, Mark


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Record ID 44419
Source Auckland star, 8 April 1970
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 8 p 27
Abstract Young Maori singer Bunny Walters made his first television appearance in "Happen-Inn" and his new single record has just been released.
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Walters, Bunny; Maori (New Zealand people); Singers; Popular music


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Record ID 45088
Title Young singer was big hit in Japan
Source New Zealand herald, 3 September 1970
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 8 p 114
Abstract Bunny Walters has been performing at Expo 70 and has been offered several contracts to return to Japan for concert appearances. Appearing on the Rolf Harris show in London is also a possibility.
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Walters, Bunny; Entertainers; Musical recordings; Concert tours


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Record ID 45508
Title Bunny knocked them in the aisles
Source North Shore times advertiser, 1 October 1970
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 8 p 201
Abstract Bunny Walters, fresh back from Japan where he received high acclaim from entertainment critics, is guest entertainer at the Thunderbird Valley Inn.
Includes career details.
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Walters, Bunny; Singers; Popular music


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Record ID 46016
Title Bunny's quick hop to the top
Source West End news, 27 January 1971
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 8 p 257
Abstract Profile of showbiz newcomer Bunny Walters.
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Walters, Bunny; Entertainers


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Record ID 46829
Title New resident singer for 'Happen Inn'
Source Auckland star, 10 September 1971
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 9 p 69
Abstract Bunny Walters is taking over as the resident singer on the song and dance show "Happen Inn", replacing Vaughan Lawrence and sharing the spot with Suzanne Donaldson.
Includes career details.
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Walters, Bunny; Lawrence, Vaughan; Lynch, Suzanne Joy, (nee Donaldson); Singers; Popular music; Happen-Inn (Television programme)


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Record ID 47340
Title Pop stars on move
Source Sunday news, 26 December 1971
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 9 p 162
Abstract The "Bio-clear Gold Disc Stage show" will be on the road over the next few weeks with Craig Scott heading the line-up.
Subjects Popular music; Singers; Scott, Craig; Musical recordings; Walters, Bunny


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Record ID 47610
Source New Zealand herald, 4 May 1972
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 9 p 204
Abstract Bunny Walters' record of the song "Brandy" has been so successful that it is to be produced in sheet music form.
Subjects Walters, Bunny; Singers; Popular music; Musical recordings


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Record ID 47641
Title Bunny seeks a hit
Source Sunday news, 13 February 1972
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 9 p 303
Abstract Bunny Walters is looking for a new hit after the huge success of "Brandy".
Subjects Walters, Bunny; Singers; Popular music; Musical recordings


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Record ID 47907
Title Stars supporting anti-test concert
Source Auckland star,
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 9 p 323
Abstract Craig Scott and Bunny Walters were just two of the local pop stars to perform free at a Greenpeace Charity Rock Concert.
Notes Date unknown (possibly 2, month?, 1972)
Subjects Scott, Craig; Walters, Bunny; Singers; Popular music; Greenpeace


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Record ID 48069
Source Auckland star, 28 July 1972
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 9 p 351
Abstract Bunny Walters has just returned from Fiji and will be back for a six-week stint as resident singer on "Happen Inn".
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Walters, Bunny; Singers; Popular music; Happen-Inn (Television programme); Musical recordings


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Record ID 48221
Title Stars (In name only) in the sky
Source New Zealand herald, 9 September 1972; 15 September 1972
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 10 p 3 v 10 p 12
Abstract The three finalists for the NEBOA Entertainer of the Year award were announced 5000 feet over Auckland in a Boeing 737 jet.
Subjects National Entertainment and Ballroom Operators' Association; Entertainer of the Year; Entertainers; Awards and honours; Scott, Craig; Walters, Bunny; Gibson, Yolande


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Record ID 48629
Title ''Smiley" singer all smiles
Source New Zealand herald, 11 October 1972
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 10 p 30-31
Abstract Craig Scott is this year's New Zealand Entertainer of the Year. Three merit awards for outstanding service in the field of entertaining were also presented at the event.
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Entertainer of the Year; Awards and honours; Entertainers; Scott, Craig; Gibson, Yolande; Walters, Bunny; Columbus, Ray, 1942-; Smith, Shade; Adderley, Tommy Arthur, 1940-1993


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Record ID 48673
Author Berry, John
Source Auckland star, 14 October 1972
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 10 p 46
Abstract The writer questions the selection process and criteria for the Entertainer of the Year award and suggests that more attention should be paid to overall contribution to the industry. Perhaps experienced show business personalities such as Ray Columbus, Shade Smith, Max Cryer, Peter Sinclair and Ray Woolf have been overlooked.
Subjects Entertainer of the Year; Awards and honours; Entertainers; National Entertainment and Ballroom Operators' Association; Scott, Craig; Gibson, Yolande; Walters, Bunny; Columbus, Ray, 1942-; Smith, Shade; Cryer, Max; Sinclair, Peter Charles, 1937-2001; Woolf, Ray, 1944-; Adderley, Tommy Arthur, 1940-1993


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Record ID 48793
Title Bunny's going for the 'Golden grin'
Source New Zealand listener, 9 October 1972
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 10 p 71
Abstract Bunny Walters has had a very good year and his latest single "Take the money and run" is a finalist in the Golden Disc top 12.
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Walters, Bunny; Singers; Popular music; Happen-Inn (Television programme); Musical recordings; Golden Disc Award; Awards and honours


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Record ID 49226
Source New Zealand herald, 10 February 1973
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 10 p 103
Abstract Neil McGough will be conductor for two "rock" symphonic concerts presented by the Symphonia of Auckland. The programme will be a blend of trad, light classical and rock-pop.
Article mentions that the Bridge City Jazzmen is being reformed for a special performance at the National Jazz Festival in Tauranga at Easter.
Event date: 16 February 1973,17 February 1973
Subjects Symphonia of Auckland; Orchestras; Rock music; McGough, Neil; Society Jazzmen; Walters, Bunny; Baker, Tony; Bridge City Jazzmen; National Jazz Festival


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Record ID 49567
Author Berry, John
Source New Zealand herald, 30 June 1973
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 10 p 153
Abstract Bunny Walters has a Golden Disc award entry lined up "Helena" in an arrangement by Bernie Allen.
Subjects Walters, Bunny; Singers; Popular music; Allen, Bernie, 1961-


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Record ID 51125
Author Berry, John
Source New Zealand herald, 25 May 1974
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 11 p 44
Abstract Bunny Walters and Erana Clark will tour with the Supremes in June.
Subjects Walters, Bunny; Clark, Erana; Singers; Popular music; Supremes (Musical group)


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Record ID 51422
Title Just the place for show case
Source Auckland star, 31 August 1974
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 11 p 113
Abstract Buuny Walters was a double winner at the RATA awards taking best male vocalist and best recording artist awards.
Event date: 30 August 1974
Subjects Recorded Artists Talent Awards; Awards and honours; Singers; Entertainers; Popular music; Musical recordings; Walters, Bunny; Television broadcasting


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Record ID 51787
Source New Zealand herald, 7 September 1974
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 11 p 121
Abstract Names of the three top entertainers who have been chosen as nominees for the 1974 Entertainer of the Year award.
Subjects Columbus, Ray, 1942-; Walters, Bunny; Allen, Steve; Entertainers; Contests; Entertainer of the Year; National Entertainment and Ballroom Operators' Association


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Record ID 51981
Title Entertainer had cannabis in car
Source Auckland star, 24 October 1974
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 11 p 161
Abstract Bunny Walters was convicted and fined $100 for possession of cannabis.
Subjects Walters, Bunny; Entertainers; Drugs


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Record ID 52002
Title Studio one winner can relax
Judges high in praise of top song
Source New Zealand herald, 4 November 1974
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 11 p 169-70
Abstract Janette Potts wins the Studio One song contest.
Notes Includes portrait
Subjects Potts, Janette; Whittle, Annie; Hanlon, John; Hooper, Tony; Kennedy, Dave; Kirk, Reece; Morrison, Beverley Jean, (aka Beaver), d.2010; Eagleton, Tony; Woolf, Ray, 1944-; Luther, Dave; Columbus, Ray, 1942-; Tucker, Glyn; Walters, Bunny; Composers; Popular music; Contests; Studio One Original Song Contest; Warren, Philip Reece, 1938-2002; Morrison, Howard Leslie, 1935-2009; Karavias, Nick


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Record ID 53083
Source New Zealand herald, 14 June 1975
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 12 p 20
Abstract Promoters Benny Levin and Russell Clark have been searching out talent for new television shows. They have also decided to make June and July free from overseas shows in order to discover new talent and promote existing local talent.
Subjects Levin, Benny, d.1993; Clark, Russell; Entertainers; Promoters; Television; Bennett, Mike; Robertson, Craig; Mills, Gary; Jones, Michael; Clark, Erana; Walters, Bunny


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Record ID 53527
Source New Zealand herald, 30 August 1975
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 12 p 60
Abstract Mark Williams will tour next month with Erana Clark and Bunny Walters. He is being viewed as a possible finalist for the 1975 Entertainer of the Year award, along with Steve Allen and Erana Clark.
Subjects Williams, Mark; Clark, Erana; Walters, Bunny; Allen, Steve; Entertainers; Awards and honours; Entertainer of the Year; National Entertainment and Ballroom Operators' Association


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Record ID 54953
Title Bopper's comment
Source City News, 6 April 1976
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 12 p 176
Abstract Bunny Walters has a new single out "Never too young to rock" which will be entered in this years Record of the Year Award.
The singer has gone to Australia for a two week tour on the club/cabaret circuit.
Notes Includes portrait.
Subjects Walters, Bunny; Singers; Popular music; Musical recordings


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Record ID 55037
Source New Zealand herald, 28 April 1976
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 12 p 184
Abstract Bunny Walters had a successful visit to Sydney and has been offered some new contracts.
Subjects Walters, Bunny; Singers; Popular music


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Record ID 56584
Source New Zealand herald, 10 June 1977
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 13 p 48
Abstract Bunny Walters has a new rock 'n' roll single out "Two on one", the first for the year.
Notes Includes portrait.
Subjects Walters, Bunny; Singers; Popular music; Musical recordings


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Record ID 62698
Title Jingles should ring bell
Source New Zealand herald, 18 August 1986
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, v 16 p 66
Abstract Anne Crummer and Bunny Walters are busy with advertising jingle work. Together they make up 80 per cent of all the male and female voices heard on advertising jingles.
Includes career details.
Notes Includes portraits.
Subjects Crummer, Annie; Walters, Bunny; Singers; Popular music; Advertising; Grindlay, Murray


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Record ID 64790
Title Maori movers
Source Auckland star, 13 April 1989
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, volume 17 page 90
Abstract The Flying Youth Tour '89 is a Maori music roadshow which will present a series of 12-hour shows at maraes.
Subjects Maori music; Musicians; Bands (Music); Herbs (Musical group); Aotearoa (Musical group); Te Kahika, Billy, (aka Billy TK); Wharemana (Musical group); Upper Hut Posse (Musical group); Walters, Bunny; Rika, Josie; Hona, Willie; Morrison, Temuera, 1961-; Laga'aia, Jay; Concerts


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Record ID 65149
Title Maori roadshow comes to the city
Source Auckland star, 30 April 1989
Location New Zealand music scrapbook - Central City Special Collections (NZ) 780.08 N51, volume 17 page 98
Abstract A Maori rock show, currently doing the pub and club circuit, will perform at the Powerstation.
Notes Includes portrait of Bunny Walters.
Subjects Upper Hutt Posse (Musical group); Walters, Bunny; Herbs (Musical group); Te Kahika, Billy, (aka Billy TK); Jackson, Willie; Powerstation, Grafton


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Record ID 70582
Title Artists for a Non-Nuclear Future, Hyatt Kingsgate Centre, last night
Author Gapes, David
Source Auckland star, 11 September 1987
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Review for a variety concert of New Zealand entertainers in support of Greenpeace and non-nuclear policy.
Event date: 10 September 1987
Subjects Greenpeace; James, Billy T., 1949-1991; Funny Business (Musical group); Soul on Ice (Musical group); Laing, Shona; Verberne, Gary; Dobbyn, Dave; Warren, Peter; Crummer, Annie; Morris, Jenny; Urlich, Margaret; Tumahai, Charlie, d.1996; Brazier, Graham; Lynch, Bruce; Walters, Bunny; Timoti, Tuhi


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Record ID 80104
Title Lovin' feeling
Source Listener, 27 August 1988
Location ARC Serial 052 L77 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Stars from the Happen Inn TV show got together for a reunion event in Palmerston North.
Notes Includes portrait.
Subjects Happen-Inn (Television programme); Entertainers; Musicians; Reunions; Sharplin, Tom; Ayers, Angela; Walters, Bunny; Woolf, Ray, 1944-


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Record ID 81017
Source New Zealand woman's weekly, 22 June 1970 p 11
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Bunny Walters is the only pop star to sing at the entertainment programme for New Zealand week at Expo 70.
Notes Includes portraits.
Subjects Walters, Bunny; Entertainers; Expo '70


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Record ID 81018
Source Central leader, 4 July 1973 p 16
Location ARC Serial 072 C39 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Les Reed, one of England's best known songwriters, has sent 10 songs to Bunny Walters for consideration.
Notes Includes portrait.
Subjects Walters, Bunny; Entertainers


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Record ID 81019
Source North Shore times advertiser, 5 June 1975 p 18
Location ARC Serial 072 N87 ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Bunny Walters is appearing at the Knight Clubbe, Takapuna.
Subjects Walters, Bunny; Entertainers


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Record ID 81020
Source Sunday star, 9 June 1991
Location ARC Microfilm ASK AT DESK,
Abstract Bunny Walters is back on stage in Porgy and Bess.
Notes Includes portrait.
Subjects Walters, Bunny; Singers


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Record ID 138633
Source Auckland star clippings collection, 2 May 1970 - 29 August 1993 W82
Location Auckland star biographical clippings - Upper Basement,
Abstract Biographical information. Includes photos.
Notes Clippings cover New Zealanders only.
May include clippings from other newspapers.
Subjects Walters, Bunny
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