RWP reporter/director Brent Hansen (later head of MTV Europe) visits the South Island: checking venues, talking to local luminaries, catching live bands and generally taking the pulse of the local music scene. Flying Nun is on the rise (and just starting to attract international attention) although none of the label's major acts are playing near the RWP cameras. Christchurch is in flux waiting on the next big pop act to emerge, while Dunedin is a hive of activity with a new generation of Flying Nun acts starting to come through. Then there's Crystal Zoom...
...you may have a good lighting show and good clothes and good moves, but lighting and good moves don't count for a record. Which is why I think Dunedin bands because they're concentrating on the songs are constantly putting out good records.– Shayne Carter
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