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Special guest appearance by

Ray Woolf


Ray Woolf will perform at the Seniors & Travel Expo at 1pm Saturday and Sunday.

Entry is free.

Ray Woolf began his career as a thirteen year old in London. It was the beginning of the Rock revolution & Ray was in three bands before arriving in N.Z. in 1962 He sang in Aucklands Oriental  Ballroom, was spotted , signed to  to ZODIAC records  & and in late 62 toured the country with  Helen Shapiro.  Ray went on to appear in all the
early T.V. shows.  IN THE GROOVE,  C,MON,   ON THE BEAT SIDE,   &  was resident on  HAPPEN INN  for two years.  He went on to  host  PLAY SCHOOL, Sang the winning song on STUDIO ONE, & a whole lot of shows before hosting   TWO ON ONE  in  1977 & 1978  & the  RAY WOOLF SHOW in 1979 1980  1981 1982.
The  T.V. acting career was also under way with a year on A GOING CONCERN in 1972.  He went on to do 3 seasons in  MARLIN BAY  & guest roles in  HERCULES, ZENA,  YOUNG HERCULES,  ST. LEGAL,  THE STRIP,  ORANGE ROUGHIES, & more recently, NOTHING TRIVIAL.  Musical Theatre was also on Ray's agenda beginning with  HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSON  in 1980. Then  THE MUSIC MAN,  A SLICE OF SATURDAY NIGHT,  THE NEW ROCKY HORROR SHOW.
BLOOD BROTHERS,   GOLF, & over a hundred performances as  Captain Von Trapp in  THE SOUND OF MUSIC,  The King  in  THE  KING & I.   & the Aussie production of  WEST SIDE STORY.  The Movies include,  LUCY,  BACK RIVER ROAD,   MAIDEN VOYAGE,  SUPER FIRE,  KING KONG,  INSATIABLE MOON,   SIEGE.
Now a pensioner Ray still performs in Caberet & concerts .Awards include  ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR 1975,  MOST PROFESSIONAL ENTERTAINER 1976, PEGASUS AWARD 1981,  BENNY AWARD 2007,  M.N.Z.M 2008. Ray lives in the far North with Wife Chrissy,  Has 12 grandchildren , 7 great grandchildren. Supports Diabetes Auckland & is a Jambassodor for Starjam for special needs children & is an ambassador for the Prostate Cancer Awareness Foundation.

Seniors & Travel Expo

Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th March 2020
Bay of Plenty

Exhibitions include: