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Peter Hansen - shown here in a schooldays band with Paul Sutherland

 

The Opposition circa 1964
at The Plainsman, Christchurch
Ted Meares, Jim Whitfield, Peter Gillette and Peter Hansen


The Dynamics
Peter Hansen, Ronnie Enright and Paul Muggleston


Early Dynamics (early) with The Surfaris (Surfside '64)
Peter Hansen, Pat Connolly, Wayne Allen, Jim Fuller, Jim Pash,
Dennis Moir and Derek Wright

 
  Rockers reunite

Peter Ward Drums), Paul Talbot (Vocals/Guitar), Dave Chapman (Guitar), Paul Muggleston (Vocals/Guitar) and Peter Hansen (Bass)

 
 

Christchurch Press - Thursday, August 12th, 1993 - an article by Howard Keene

A blast of nostalgia echoed in Christchurch last night as five members of 1960s bands got together for the first time in more than 20 years.   The connections read like a Who's Who of early New Zealand Rock Music ... The Invaders, Max Merritt and The Meteors, The Dynamics, The Secrets, The Opposition.  The arrival in town of Paul Muggleston for a Radio Avon Reunion sparked the get together.   Muggleston, who runs an advertising agency in Los Angeles and writes and produces music, said playing again with his old mates was exciting.   All five worked together in differing combinations with local bands between 1963 and 1966 and supported overseas acts like The Searchers, Peter and Gordon, Del Shannon, and Herman's Hermits.   For drummer Pete Ward, aged 52, they were good times - and there was no such thing as the opposition.  "Even though we were playing in opposition bands we were all good mates, and helped each other."   Last night was a practice.  Tonight will be the big one as the five get together with another 25 old rockers to jam at The Musicians Club

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