"The whole thing is finding for young people what their potential is and sending them there. It's about getting them out there to perform and produce the next generation of rock and roll stars," Mrs Tahuaroa said.
Along with her husband Rimu, the couple could well be responsible for turning New Plymouth from a town known for its gas and dairy industries into one known for its musicians.
Since starting the school of rock from their home five years ago, the business has grown to employ nine people and include a school for rocking toddlers.
Matt Rilkoff - Taranaki Daily News
Until next time keep rockin'
The 0800 Jukebox crew.