Split Enz Stories

Split Enz – Part One - The Seventies

A field somewhere south of Auckland

Date: January 6, 1973Place: A farm field in NgāruawāhiaEvent: The Great Ngāruawāhia Music Festival

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Split Enz – Part Two - The Eighties

A new dawn

It was the dawn of a new decade, and it found Split Enz with a case of the seven-year-itch. They had been through so much in the rollercoaster-like first seven years as a band. Members, managers and record labels had come and gone, the first fruits of success in the UK had turned bitter, and the existence of a large and loyal following in Australia and New Zealand was not enough to keep the clearly ambitious Finn brothers satisfied.

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Mike Chunn's Split Enz images

Mike Chunn was a member of Split Ends (Split Enz after February 1974) from October 1972 until April 1977. These images are from his personal archive.

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