For a whirlwind five-year period from 1965 they were seldom off our TV screens or radio airwaves. They played countless gigs and toured relentlessly with other New Zealand stars and international artists, including Sandie Shaw, PJ Proby and, incredibly, The Pretty Things.
Fifty years on, the excitement of those years is still evident in their voices. Here they tell their own story in two parts, with the help of fellow artists and music colleagues from the era.
On 22 October 2020 it was announced that The Chicks were inducted into the The New Zealand Music Hall of Fame.