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Famous Bands from New Zealand

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Updated November 5, 2019 51.1k views 177 items

List famous Kiwi bands and solo musicians, listed by popularity with photos when available. These popular bands from New Zealand come from a number of different musical genres, including rock, pop, metal, electronic, jam, punk and acoustic. These might not necessarily be the best Kiwi bands, but this list contains a majority of the greatest bands from New Zealand. Music lovers who are looking for new music to listen to can use this list of talented Kiwi musicians to discover some great new bands and artists.

This list contains bands like Richard O'Brien and Gerard Smith.

This list answers the questions, "Which bands are from New Zealand?" and "Which bands are popular in New Zealand?"
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Keith Urban is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Bands from New Zealand
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Kimbra is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Bands from New Zealand
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Neil Finn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Bands from New Zealand
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Hayley Westenra is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Bands from New Zealand
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Anika Moa is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Bands from New Zealand
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Rhian Sheehan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Bands from New Zealand
Rhian Sheehan
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Gin Wigmore is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Bands from New Zealand
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Jon Hume is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Bands from New Zealand
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Steve Abel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Bands from New Zealand
Steve Abel
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Marc Hunter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Bands from New Zealand
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Tim Finn is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Bands from New Zealand
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Chong-Nee is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Bands from New Zealand
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Clinical is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Bands from New Zealand
Clinical
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Dei Hamo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Bands from New Zealand
Dei Hamo
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Max Merritt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Bands from New Zealand
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Mareko is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Bands from New Zealand
Mareko
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Jeffrey Grice is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Bands from New Zealand
Jeffrey Grice
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Russell Crowe is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Bands from New Zealand
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Coco Solid is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Bands from New Zealand
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Bic Runga is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Bands from New Zealand
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Bret McKenzie is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Bands from New Zealand
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Jemaine Clement is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Bands from New Zealand
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Lucy Lawless is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Bands from New Zealand
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Fran Walsh is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Bands from New Zealand
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Graeme Revell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Bands from New Zealand