Scottish duo the Proclaimers return to New Zealand 30 years after their first visit

Thirty years after their first visit to our shores, Scottish music duo the Proclaimers are back in New Zealand on a nationwide tour.

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The Scottish band will be playing gigs around the country this month. Source: Seven Sharp

Twins Charlie and Craig Reid, whose most famous hit is 500 Miles, the cult classic from 1989, told Seven Sharp that there were often two or three generations of families at their shows these days.

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Comedian Rhian Wood-Hill decided to combine the walkathon with a few comedy shows on the way. Source: Seven Sharp

"We love coming here and we love touring," the twins told Seven Sharp in a wide-ranging interview that covered their longevity, latest album and staunch anti-Brexit stance (watch above).

The Proclaimers have eight shows in New Zealand starting in Christchurch tonight.

The duo is also stopping in Dunedin, Invercargill, New Plymouth, Palmerston North, Wellington, Auckland and the Hawke’s Bay.