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Neon picnic ticket and programme


Detail from ticket Detail from ticket Back of the memorial

An admission card and programme for the Neon Picnic music festival at the old Sweetwaters site at Pukekawa in 1988. Despite its modern graphics and a plastic credit card for entry, the Neon Picnic became the first New Zealand rock music festival to be cancelled before the first group had played. Newspapers were still advertising ticket sales only days before.

Read more about Neon Picnic on Chris Bourke's blog


Fran McGowan collection. Not to be used without permision

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Neon picnic ticket and programme, URL:, (Manatū Taonga — Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated