The late, great New Zealand music journalist Dylan Taite put his body on the line to get a scoop, going above and beyond to secure classic interviews with the likes of Bob Marley, Lou Reed and the Sex Pistols.

Ahead of the 2012 Taite Music Prize which will be awarded in Auckland on Friday, Taite's son John and long-time friend and colleague Cameron Bennett talked about the man's enduring legacy and the lengths he'd go to get the story.

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