On this day in 1964, The Beatles landed in NZ for the first time ever

It has been 54 years since The Beatles first landed in New Zealand to perform at Wellington Town Hall.

Watch a throwback clip above of the arrival of The Beatles, with hundreds of fans crowding along the fence, excited to see them in real life.

Check out this audio clip of their individual interviews, talking about how they got their band name, distinctive hairstyles and how Ringo was doing after his tonsillectomy.