The three surviving Life members L-R Russell Gillies, Libby Stuart and Mike Long enjoying themselves and being appreciative of the weekend.
Past and Present Presidents
L-R: John Harte (1978), Ian Costello (1981), Mary Chetty (1984), Gill Coe (1986), Julie Adam (1990), Libby Stuart (1991, 2001), Russell Gillies (1994-6, 1998-9, 2002-5, 2008-11), Denny Stanway (1997, 2000), Martin Kraakman ( 2013-7), Steve Stern (2018). 1993 President Neil McLeod present but not in photo.
Early Hear Ye editors
L-R: Peter Morgan, Lyn de Groot, Jenny Kilpatrick and John Stafford
Liz Nichol and Eileen Marciana Reid
Stephen Stern and Paul Trenwith
Gary Elford with Paul Trenwith
Another reason for inviting Paul down from Hamilton is that he was selected by Phil Garland as one of two North Island guests to celebrate the opening of the Bedford Row Folk Centre on 30 August, 1969. He has had a distinguished career as a musican, broadcaster and banjo teacher culminating in the awarding of a QSM for services to Country Music. – Tony Hale
Mary Catherine Chetty, Lyn de Groot and Alice Faber.
Vicki Smith and David Lloyd
Marg Layton and John Hooker
Sophia Bidwell and Russell Gillies
Baby Marrow (Lyn de Groot)
with Susan Leigh Grant, Lynette Diaz, Sophia Bidwell and Argene Flack.
Mary Cathrine Chetty of Baby Marrow
Sue with the original Rimu Rattlers posters
Back to camera is Margaret Garland, centre is Martin Curtis, right is Mike Garland
Martin Curtis with Margaret Garland
Mike Garland – One of the Originals
Arrived in Christchurch in early 1974 from Canada and has remained since. Early repertoire of Gordon Lightfoot songs – Tony Hale
Ans Fonteyn and Roger Lusby
L-R Hugh Isdale (original Treasurer 1968), John Flynn with wife Diane who flew in from Perth.
The team back together again
Peter Royle and Eileen Marciana Reid.
Judi Smitheram and Martin Kraakman
Pam Loader, Kathy McDonald and Deirdre Lusby