Golden Harvest Profile

Adam Gifford
16 May 2013

They had Hollywood dreams, but Morrinsville’s Golden Harvest never got that far.

Formed in the early 1970s by the four Kaukau brothers, Gavin, Mervyn, Eru and Kevin, the band took off in 1976 when it added singer Karl Gordon and set up a base in Auckland.

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I Need Your Love'
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The 1978 invite to the Gold Record presentation for Golden Harvest
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Kevin does his thing - Golden Harvest
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Kevin Kaukau
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Kevin Kaukau - Golden Harvest
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Karl Gordon - Golden Harvest
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Eru Kaukau - Golden Harvest
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Golden Harvest
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Gavin Kaukau - Golden Harvest
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Kevin Kaukau - Golden Harvest
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Mervin Kaukau
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Golden Harvest
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Members:

Karl Gordon - vocals

Kevin Kaukau - guitar

Gavin Kaukau - rhythm guitar

Eru Kaukau - bass

Mervin Kaukau - drums

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Trivia:

Golden Harvest supported Bob Marley at Western Springs in 1979, playing to their biggest ever crowd. They went down a storm on that important day.

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