Tragically, the national preference was for gumboots, not platform boots; for black singlets, not sequinned capes. Yet, despite the considerable odds, glam rock made its sparkling presence felt 12, miles away from the land of its birth — and it brightened up our music scene no end in the process. Some background to set the scene: A summary of New Zealand singles chart entries by the top overseas glam acts tells the story. Compared to the UK where glam reigned supreme, here the singularly most successful act, by far, was Sweet, who had eight top 10 hits.
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Share this article Share Ms Smith added: Despite discovering Morgan Travis was a lie dreamt up by a Nigerian man called Tosin Olasemo she continued an online relationship with him after telling her he had committed the fraud because he had borrowed money from Nigerian militants and now owed them money under pain of death. He was jailed for four and a half years Olasemo, living in Cardiff on a student visa at the time of the frauds, was arrested January at his home and when police searched his computer found 'conversations with numerous other women as Travis'. They also found several false Nigerian passports and driving licenses. One of the other victims was Danish woman Joanna Kosz-Strusiewiczqho, who had been divorced for 10 years. She was fed the same lies on Match. When police contacted her about the fraud she said she felt 'upset and angry at herself that someone had managed to play on her emotions.