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90th Birthday Party

The band was honoured to play at the 90th birthday get together for Mr Keith Stamler and his family. Keith is a life member of the band having served as president of the Supporters Club for many years. During that … Continue reading

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Kilts, Celts and Cornets

In September we were invited to join the St Albans Choir for another concert at St Paul’s Church. This time as the title suggests, the choir sang brackets from the British Isles.  They also had a group playing Irish pipes, … Continue reading

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ANZAC Playouts 2019

The Band again combined with the St Albans Choir to present a concert and sing along of nostalgic ANZAC tunes at St Paul’s Church in Papanui. The Choir and the band both did a couple of brackets and then combined … Continue reading

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Halswell New World Busking 2019

As a fundraising venture the Band arranged to Busk outside the Halswell New World playing a light and entertaining programme. The format was similar to pre-Christmas caroling and we were delighted with the response from the customers who were both … Continue reading

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Kite Day 2019

Our 2019 year got off to great start with the Council sponsored Kite Day at New Brighton Beach. Under the colourful canopy of fantastic kites the band presented a lively programme to a large and appreciative audience. Small children danced … Continue reading

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Christmas Programme 2018

Our Christmas programme started on 24th November with a combined rehearsal with the St Albans Choir prior to a Christmas Concert at St Pauls Church in Papanui. The Band had 24 playouts leading up to Christmas with several being standing community … Continue reading

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Bunnings Sausage Sizzle 2019

The Band was fortunate enough to have a fund raising event at Bunnings Shirley Branch at the end of February. As part of the day the band provided an entertainment section where we played light popular music befitting the occasion.  … Continue reading

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I Love New Brighton 2019

Once again the band participated in the Waitangi Day ‘I Love New Brighton Day’ celebration at Thomson Park. This event is organized and run by the local Community Council and highlights the strength and closeness of the New Brighton Community. … Continue reading

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100th Birthday Party

The band was asked to play a few numbers at a 100th birthday party  at the New Brighton Club. The Birthday Boy had been a very keen Bandsman as a younger man and retained a keen interest in band music … Continue reading

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