Axmin in Whangarei 1985

This picture was taken in Whangarei after the Axmin returned from a day trip to Auckland where they’d scooped 1st prize in the inaugural Auckland Busking Competition (judges: Topp Twins).

Axmin Whangarei 1985

At this time the band had expanded from 3 to sometimes over 10 personnel, boasting a brass section and women members (hence the temporary rename to Axmin).

Stevie the busker pioneers a new technique for collecting coins off punters in Whangarei
Busker Stevie pioneers a new technique for collecting coins off punters in Whangarei

6 thought on “Axmin in Whangarei 1985”

  1. theaxemen Post author

    Left to Right (correct if wrong!):
    back row- Johnny Cash-In, Gaz Scott, Pete Hall-Jones, Li’l Stevie McCabe
    middle- Bev, Dragan Stojanovic
    front- Joanne, Stu Kowalski, Bob Brannigan

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  2. theaxemen Post author

    Oh yes, I’ll get right onto that. My apologies for the gross oversight! Stay posted, don’t change that dial…

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