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DIY Arts Dinner Clues: Don McGlashan

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Don McGlashan, 2022 Arts Foundation Laureate

1. He wrote the song “Bathe In The River”, sung by Hollie Smith, which won him his second Silver Scroll in 2006, and has became one of the country’s biggest singles of all time.

2. He was a key member of iconic New Zealand bands Blam Blam Blam and The Mutton Birds

3. He's written songs that feature many well-known New Zealand locations, including Dominion Road, the Auckland Harbour Bridge, Takapuna Beach and the Coromandel.

Extra for experts: he was one of the first cohort of Arts Foundation Laureates ever awarded in 2022!