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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


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…

Never say never!

"You will never be a piper as you are a woman and too small." Ann Robbie is a well-recognised Southland personality, being heavily involved in…
2023 RNZPBA Nationals

2023 New Zealand & South Pacific Pipe Band Championships

Newsletter #1 (May 2022) New Zealand & South Pacific Pipe Band Championships in Christchurch.  10 & 11 March 2023.   The steering committee for the…
From the Board
Remits – Changes to RNZPBA Contest and Other Rules
February Mag is Out!
By Ear
The Rusbatch Legacy
Summer School Returns
2023 RNZPBA Nationals
2023 NZ & South Pacific Contest News