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).
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).
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
Where’s the one of Steve, sleepmask + toy gun with cop in mall..?
In Whangarei mall
alternative caption for Whangarei 1985:
ANTI-CHRISTIANS GIVE PRIZE MONEY TO CHARITY
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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