Golden Sands is Anneliese Cook & Jackson Maynard
Anneliese is married and a mother of two little boys living in Hamilton but born in Tauranga. She has a passion for performing and loves entertaining live on stage. She joined Jackson 5 years ago performing at various venues around the Bay Of Plenty. The group has recently reformed after a break and are booked around the Bay. Anneliese has played Stevie Nicks in a Fleetwood Mac Tribute Show, and most recently opened the Opening Ceremony for the Junior World Squash Championship held in Tauranga in July.
Jackson is a seasoned musician. His musical journey started back 45 years ago. He has played in touring shows in New Zealand and overseas, and supported kiwi icons through the decades. Country music shows and tours become part of his everyday life for 20 years, but things have slowed down slightly. He still enjoys performing and giving people a great time.