New Zealand rockers SPLIT ENZ have reformed for an arena tour in Australia - 22 years after they first split.

The group, founded by CROWDED HOUSE star Neil Finn and brother Tim Finn, recorded hits like I GOT YOU and HISTORY NEVER REPEATS before splitting in 1984.

Split Enz reunited briefly last year (05) when the members were inducted into the Australian Hall of Fame, but the Finn brothers played down rumours of a planned tour, stating it would take "something remarkable" for the band to make permanent plans.