Jim Palmer, the singing Matarau School caretaker, with his grandchildren Phoenix Steventon, 9, Alanna Steventon, 5, and Opal Steventon, 7, and Reuben Barnes, 13. Photo: Tania Whyte

Singing New Zealand caretaker releases album

Jim Palmer’s ‘This Kronik Life’ took seven years to complete, with rehearsals at night and ‘serious work’ happening on weekends

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Jim Palmer, the singing Matarau School caretaker, with his grandchildren Phoenix Steventon, 9, Alanna Steventon, 5, and Opal Steventon, 7, and Reuben Barnes, 13. Photo: Tania Whyte
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