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U2 in NZ - a short history

D 25 November 2010     H 07:45     A Corine/Dead     C 0 messages


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U2, with BB King (centre) at their Auckland Airport press conference in 1989. Photo / Yanse Martin

1984:

U2 perform to a total of about 10,000 people across four nights at the
Christchurch Town Hall, the Wellington Show Buildings and a two-night
stand at Auckland’s Logan Campbell Centre.

Auckland soundman Greg Carroll is recruited into the band’s crew and
he becomes stage manager and Bono’s right-hand-man. Carroll is killed
in a motorcycle accident in Dublin in 1986. Bono, wife Ali and drummer
Larry Mullen attend the tangi at Kai-Iwi marae near Wanganui.

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