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Stellar images


Impromtu and candid images from the lens and collection of Mark Roach, who worked with the band throughout their career, and from Andrew Maclaren's collection

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An early Stellar live shot, 1997, taken at Luna in Auckland's Symonds Street – Andrew Maclaren collection

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Stellar touring party in the late 1990s with management Campbell Smith (left top) and Barry Blackler (left bottom), Chris Taite (sound, second from top right), and Justin Maclaren (roadie, far right in the front) – Andrew Maclaren collection

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Stellar and The Feelers, 1999 – Andrew Maclaren collection

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Stellar for the Part Of Me video – Andrew Maclaren collection

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Boh and Kurt on the set of the Bastard (What You Do) video shoot, 1999 – Andrew Maclaren collection

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DJ Andrew Maclaren – Andrew Maclaren collection

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A setlist ... – Andrew Maclaren collection

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Boh on the set of the Every Girl video shoot – Andrew Maclaren collection

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Kurt ... – Andrew Maclaren collection

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Chris van de Geer and Kurt Shanks – photo by Mark Roach

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Stellar in Piha - photo by Mark Roach

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Backstage in Hamilton

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Roadie Justin Maclaren behind Boh. He’s putting gaffer tape on her back as the top she was wearing was only held together by tied strings. They were starting to come undone mid-song threatening to render her topless.

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The safety tape – photos by Mark Roach

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Chris van de Geer and Campbell Smith, Ocean Way Studios, LA, 2001 – Andrew Maclaren collection

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The three Runga sisters: Boh, Bic and Pearl, with their mother Sophia on Auckland's Bastion Point – photo by Mark Roach

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Signing autograhs at a musical instrument expo in Auckland's Aotea Centre – photo by Mark Roach

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The last show – 21 October 2010, and Auckland's Sale Street  – photo by Mark Roach

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The setlist for the final show, Sale Street, October 2010 – photo by Mark Roach

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Photographer Mark Roach and Boh Runga at the 1997 APRA Silver Scrolls – Mark Roach collection

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At Auckland's viaduct, February 2000 – photo by Mark Roach

All images © Mark Roach and Andrew Maclaren

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