Kōrero: Magazines and periodicals

Rip It Up

Rip It Up

Rip It Up began in 1977 as a New Zealand version of British music magazines like New Musical Express (NME). It was originally free, but rising costs led to the introduction of a cover price. The magazine was a strong supporter and promoter of New Zealand popular and alternative music, and was influential in the boom in New Zealand music from the 1980s. The cover of the April/May 2013 issue featured the Hutt Valley heavy metal band Beastwars. Rip It Up ceased publication in 2015.

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Rip It Up
Reference: April/May 2013

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Ben Schrader, 'Magazines and periodicals - Specialist and lifestyle magazines: 1890s to 2010s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/44397/rip-it-up (accessed 20 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Ben Schrader, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014, updated 1 Apr 2020