Radio Hauraki

Radio Pioneer And Radio Hauraki Founder Chris Parkinson Dies Aged 74

Award-winning broadcaster and Radio Hauraki co-founder Chris Parkinson has died, just days before his 75th birthday.

Parkinson founded the iconic radio station, which turns 50 this December, alongside David Gapes, Denis O’Callahan and Derek Lowe.

Together, the men are credited with introducing New Zealand listeners to bands such as The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin and more.

From the Hauraki site

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