Postcards From Prince Tui Teka 1970-71

To
Owen Knight
C/o Suttcliffs [Sutcliffes] Music Store
Hastings
NEW ZEALAND

LONDON
5 PM
9 MAY
1970

Well here I are again in England Just arrived from Cairo, Egypt. On our way to Bermuda. and if all goes well on the groups behalf I should be home there in 2 weeks They have their replacement possible 2 wks to rehearse him Heard the Shadracks gaining popularity. Just a few words to say hello ch[…]   Regards to you & wife   PRINCE TUI TEKA

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To
Owen Knight
C/o Suttcliffs Music Store
HASTINGS
NEW ZEALAND

HAMILTON
BERMUDA
3 PM
23 JUN
1970

FORTY THIEVES CLUB, HAMILTON, BERMUDA

Hey Owen,

How’s the music business, this end its great, swimming, fishing, the lot, it’s a working holiday. I hear the Mayfair is still going strong, I am coming home to see my mum for 3 weeks in September from Florida then returning to join the group I was hope [hoping] they wouldn’t ask me to stay with the group, otherwise I’d of been home now.   Prince Tui Teka

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OWEN KNIGHT
C/o SUTCLIFFS MUSIC STORE,
HASTINGS,
NEW ZEALAND.

SAN JUAN PR
1970 2B
PM
12 AUG
1970

Hi Owen you and your wife. change of scenery now just arrive from Bermuda, and we’ll be here at The Americana Hotel here in Puerto Rico for a month. I’m coming home for 3 weeks in Sept then come back to America. Its very nice here, very tropical, anyway the future looks promising till I see you

Regards   Prince Tui Teka

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Owen Knight
C/o Suttcliffs Music
Hastings
NEW ZEALAND

TORONTO
ONTARIO
8 30 PM
OCT 28
1970

Hi there, Just a few words to say once again I am now in Canada, and soon we’ll be flying over to England for 3 months during Xmas I guess it’ll [be] snowing there, White Xmas anyway Mate look after youre self so cheerio for now

Regards   Prince Tui Teka.

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Owen Knight
C/o Suttcliffs Music Store
HASTINGS
New Zealand

PA[…]  [PAGET?]
BERMUDA
4 AUG

Kia ora to you both and looking forward to seeing you all December We finish here Sept 5th then Nassau, then Bangkok then Home and the group is looking forward to working there in NZ. We are all we well this is just to say hello see you soon   Regards Tui

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OWEN KNIGHT
C/o SUTTCLIFFS MUSIC STORE
HASTINGS
NEW ZEALAND

MACKEY STREET
BAHAMAS
1.30PM
SEP 20
1971

Hello and Kia Ora

Just a short hello from Nassau to you and the Mrs this is a card of the Hotel were [we’re] at for 4 weeks and its quite nice. then England for 6 weeks I should be home. NZ. 1st week of DEC. so till then I’ll say cheerio

Prince Tui Teka

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Original digital file

KnightJE2048-3_Postcards.pdf

Description

Prince Tui Teka (1937-1985) was a singer-songwriter who toured the Pacific with the Maori Volcanics Showband in the late 1960s and early 1970s

Owen Knight owned Sutcliffe’s Music Centre in Hastings for many years

Date published

1970-71

Format of the original

Postcards

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Accession number

443926

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