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Graeme Cairns (born c.1957) is a New Zealand musician, artist, and political candidate. He is perhaps best known for his role as "Laird McGillicuddy", chief of the Clan McGillicuddy, and as the only-ever leader of the Clan's satirical McGillicuddy Serious political party. In the 1996 election, he was, at 65, the lowest-ranked candidate on their party list.
As a musician, he has and continues to perform as vocalist, ukulele player and teachest bass player in The Big Muffin Serious Band. He is a professional street theatre performer and farms a small holding in the Te Pahu area of the Waikato region.
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