Sir Cliff Richard OBE has sold more than 250 million records and has had a ceaseless performance schedule spanning the 54 years of his career.
Cliff Richard last performed in New Zealand in early 2010 on the Reunion Tour of the Shadows.
The singer born Harry Rodger Webb in Lucknow, India on October 14, 1940, recorded Britain's first real rock'n'roll record, Move It, and has gone on to lodge more than 130 other releases in the UK charts.
He holds with Elvis Presley the honour of having made the UK singles chart in every one of its first six decades and is the third biggest selling recording act in the UK ever.
He will perform at Auckland's Vector Arena on Saturday January 26, Wellington's TSB Bank Arena the following Monday and the Christchurch CBS Canterbury Arena on Thursday January 31.