The Mockers Stories

Ancient Times: The Mockers live across Auckland 1984–1985


I had been a long time Mockers fan, first seeing them at The Windsor Castle on the Cleopatra tour. There had been clips on Radio With Pictures but nothing prepared me for their live assault.

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Mockers Reflect


In the mid-1980s The Mockers were one of the biggest bands in the land before three of the members headed overseas to eventual oblivion. But unlike The (Dance) Exponents – their contemporaries and rivals – the Mockers have resisted the urge to reform.

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Going Up


First published in Rip It Up, August 1984

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The Man Who Would Be STAR


First published in Rip It Up, April 1984.

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