Kawerau can claim to have spawned New Zealand's first, and so far, only international pop star. In January 1969, the town rolled out the red carpet for a civic reception honouring it's most celebrated son who had risen above them all to the pinnacle of the British charts.
John Rowles was then just 21 years old. His track record was impressive. Three international hit records. It hadn't spoiled him, but success had certainly changed him. He wore a sassy hair do, green suede Carneby Street. Suits, flashy jewellery and he practically choked on a log-sized cigar...
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