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The Marching Girls - Mahara's Story

Television (Full Length Episode) – 1987

22 Jun 2017 - 01.15pm
R.I.P Liddy Holloway
josephina
josephina
20 Dec 2011 - 01.24pm
as a newzeland fromer marching member, marching can be tough especially when some teams are competitive keeping in time to the music was hard enough and getting screamed at by my coach was another so its no wonder why i went on and off wtih it.
Louise
Louise
31 Mar 2011 - 01.00am
As an Australian Marching girl who started in 1973 and still has daughters marching I would love to see the rest of this - and why not film a modern day version...Marching was so much fun back then...really want to know if they won
Robyn Gallagher
30 Oct 2010 - 11.39pm
I don't know what's more rare - seeing a large female cast on the telly, or seeing the Hutt on the telly!

Hugely enjoyable. I really hope the rest of the series is put online. How else will we find out whether those Taita underdogs won the North Island Champs with their unconventional moves?
Jo
Jo
12 Jul 2010 - 10.44pm
I think it's time NZ On SCreen started loading whole series. Can't see this ever being a big earner on DVD but after seeing a clip of it on Prime's 50 Years show the other night I would so love to see the whole thing.

Back in 87, I never missed an episode...much to the amusement of all my friends. Marching Girls didn't play too well with with the university crowd!
I however loved it and was gutted there wasn't a second series. Memorable characters, great plot lines and above all 10 female characters who did more than just lick their lips and pout.

And for those of you who weren't there...yes unfortunately the 80's DID indeed look like that. I will shamefacedly hold my hand up and admit to owning a pair of maroon 3 stripe Adidas trackie pants (with the heel strap) just like the ones worn here.

What were we thinking?

JJ
JJ
18 Jun 2010 - 11.21pm
does anyone know how to get a hold of the whole series??
Jaz
Jaz
1 Mar 2010 - 11.20am
where are the other episodes? I'd love to watch them!
Shayne
Shayne
23 Feb 2010 - 07.06pm
I have this series on video. My mum taped it for me when it screened. Brings back some funny memories. My first time at a marching competiton was in 1986 and my photos show this uniform belonged to an exisiting team!
Nickaz
Nickaz
19 Feb 2010 - 12.58pm
I loved this show when it aired. I was 14 and a marching girl. At the time it was awesome to see the sport being recognised.
Sandy Mamoli
6 Oct 2009 - 04.21pm
Yes, I have seen Gloss - it's great and seriously classy :-)

I can't believe we looked like that in the 80s. Speaking of the 80s: The Leading Edge is my favourite 80s title on this site. What do you think?
Philippa Hogal
Philippa Hogal
6 Oct 2009 - 03.53pm
Have you tried watching gloss? Started the same year! But 'classier' people. I would say it was worse than this! I loved watching this - can't wait for more!
Donald  Reid
Donald Reid
6 Oct 2009 - 03.46pm
Yes, they were.
Sandy
Sandy
23 Sep 2009 - 02.42pm
I'm in full NZ integration mode trying to watch this valuable piece of culture. But I can't ... this is just too much :-)

Were the 80s really like this?
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