The Radars

They may not have been able to read music, but being blind didn’t stop The Radars from becoming one of Auckland’s longest-lasting musical institutions.

The group was formed in 1962 at the New Zealand Foundation for the Blind’s Parnell Institute, by students who wanted to play more than brass band tunes.

Neville Taura, Harvey Baker, Feau Halatau, Andrew Taylor, Ray Lemon




Selwyn Davies - bass

James Tapini - guitar, vocals

Mal Edwards - bass

Billy T James - vocals, guitar

Harvey Baker - saxophone, vocals

Neville Taura - bass

 Andrew Taylor - rhythm guitar, lead guitar

Ray Lemon - lead guitar

Feau Halatau - drums

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