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All in the Timing

Scott Birrell. A previously published article on, extracted from the August edition of NZPB magazine on  Ali MacKenzie - "Our Newest Legend", included reference…
6 Mar 2022

Brand New!

Into the future, respecting the past. Please excuse the ramblings of a visual communicator, especially of one that is quite unaccustomed to using words to describe…
23 Nov 2021

An Assorted Pick


Summer School Returns

SUMMER SCHOOL RETURNS After a year’s hiatus due to the pandemic, the RNZPBA Summer School returns to Christchurch for 2023. Summer School is the perfect…

2022 New Zealand Pipe Band Championships

The Royal New Zealand Pipe Bands’ Association and 2022 National Contest Organising Committee have decided to cancel the New Zealand Pipe Band Championships due to…

Welcome to Our New Website

Adapt and Evolve Welcome to the new RNZPBA website!  We are so pleased to introduce you to a space where we can connect with you…
November Mag is Out!
From the Board
Remits – Changes to RNZPBA Contest and Other Rules
The Rusbatch Legacy
2023 RNZPBA Nationals
2023 NZ & South Pacific Contest News
The Newest Legend
From the Board
Planning Day