Story: Māori and television – whakaata

Howard Morrison Quartet (1st of 2)

Howard Morrison Quartet

The Howard Morrison Quartet was often seen on New Zealand television from 1960 to 1965 (when the group broke up), with its first appearance on the first day of broadcasting. At the time the quartet already had television experience – the four, from left Morrison, Noel Kingi, Gerry Merito and Wi Wharekura, had been performing for some years and had appeared on television in Melbourne.

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Reference: Te Ao Hou 38 (March 1962)

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Tainui Stephens, 'Māori and television – whakaata - Early years: 1960s and 1970s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 June 2024)

Story by Tainui Stephens, published 22 Oct 2014