Chris Prowse


Chris is a Wellington based musician. He has a particular interest in combining music with social history.

He is an accomplished guitarist and composer. He performs regularly, and is well known for his collaborations with his musician daughter Eva Prowse of Fly My Pretties fame.

His 2009 album – Trouble On the Waterfront about the 1951 New Zealand waterfront dispute –  received a Tui for Best New Zealand Folk album of that year.

The latest album There Goes The Shiner is an album of songs and instrumentals about the colonial times of Shiner Slattery based on the writings of John A. Lee.

Chris is currently working on a new album of instrumental music.



Chris Prowse
Proco Productions Limited, Wellington, New Zealand.
Tel + 64 27 2488 211

email chris at proco.co.nz