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Come fly with me...

December 1, 2017
You can now relax to the sound of brass on Air New Zealand flights thanks to The Trumpet Guy...


 Happy New Zealanders

July 11, 2017
There was a wonderful display of friendship and celebration from the members and supporters of the National Band of New Zealand in Kerkrade

Nigel Weeks and David Bremner

 Interview with Nigel Weeks and David Bremner

July 9, 2017
4BR catches up with the New Zealand National Band after they come off stage on the Sunday in Kerkrade.


New Zealanders ready for game of two halves

January 20, 2016
Just like their rugby counterparts the New Zealand Youth Brass Band will be giving it their all until the final whistle on tour this week.

BBNZ logo

New Zealand pick the very best of their youth crop

November 7, 2013
The players who will perform in the 2014 National Youth Band of New Zealand have been announced.


All Blacks announce tour line up

February 12, 2013
The players chosen to represent the National Band of New Zealand on tour under the baton of Dr Robert Childs later this year have been announced.


Great champions remembered in NZ

October 9, 2012
The 25 surviving members of the historic 1953 and 1962 National Bands of New Zealand are to be musically honoured in Christchurch later this month, led by NZ Champions Woolston Brass.

Robert Childs

Bob Childs to conduct NZ National Band

September 21, 2012
Dr Robert Childs appointed MD of National Band of New Zealand for 2013 tours.


Death of Barrie Aldridge

March 2, 2012
The death has been announced of one of New Zeland's stalwart bandsmen Barrie Aldridge.

World Music Contest

NZ National Band set for Kerkrade

June 16, 2009
The National Band of New Zealand are all set to head to Kerkrade next month.

NZ National band takes on the world

April 8, 2009
The National Band of New Zealand heads to Kerkrade, but not everyone is supportive of the decision it would seem.

National Band of New Zealand

Thats a take

December 20, 2008
The National Band of New Zealand under Musical Director, Howard Taylor had a rewarding recording session recently.

Brass Bands Association of New Zealand

NZ National Band recording

November 21, 2008
The National Band of New Zealand assembled in Auckland, today.

Foden's Band - Sandbach Transport Festival

Sunday 22 April • Sandbach Town Centre CW11 1AE

Contest: National Youth Championships

Sunday 22 April • Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill Rd, Coventry CV4 7AL

The Hepworth Band - Wakefield Grammar School Foundation Chorus

Sunday 22 April • Queen Elizabeth Grammar School (QEGS). Northgate. Wakefield WF1 3QX

Lofthouse Brass Band - Mayor's Annual Charity Concert

Monday 23 April • Ossett Town Hall, Market Place, Ossett WF5 8BE WF5 8BE

Regent Hall Concerts - Clarendon Brass Ensemble

Friday 27 April • Charlton House. Charlton Road. London. SE7 8RE SE7 8RE

Waltham St. Lawrence Silver Band

April 21 • A friendly non-contesting community band within easy reach of Maidenhead, Bracknell and Reading, we are developing rapidly under our new MD, Steve Block, and urgently need cornet players, front and back row, as well as baritone and BBb bass.

Chinnor Silver

April 21 • we require a Bb BASS player to replace one of our award winning section who is moving away.. Good book of concerts and contests planned. We would also like to hear from back row cornets as we would like to strengthen this area

Blidworth Welfare Band

April 20 • Assistant Principal Cornet and Percussionist. Having recently secured 5th place at the Midlands Area Championship Section and a new Principal cornet we are looking for applications for the above positions. The band operate a sensible diary of engagements.

Ian Porthouse

Cornet soloist, clinician, conductor and adjudicator