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ABA Contest 2019

ABA Contest 2019

Come and hear an array of brass bands from throughout Auckland compete in the annual ABA Band contest. You will hear some of the top NZ bands ...

National Contest 2019

National Contest 2019

  The Waitakere Auckland Brass Band is heading off to Hamilton for the Annual Brass Band National Championships. We need one last run through of ...

Waitakere Soloists bring home the silverware - ABA Solo Contest

Waitakere Soloists bring home the silverware - ABA Solo Contest

The ABA Solo’s saw our band once again get incredible successes. A special mention to Steven Booth, not only did he win the Championship Slow Melody and Not Slow, adjudicator Gary Bilton, but also gave his first 100 score for Steven’s performance in the Slow Melody Championship. Incredible playing!

Taylor at the helm for 2018 Contest

Taylor at the helm for 2018 Contest

Howard Taylor M.Mus is fast becoming one of the most successful conductors in the history of brass banding in the Southern Hemisphere. It’s no wonder we are thrilled to have him this side of the ditch once again to prepare the band for the NZ National Championships later this month.

Contest 2018 - Have we got news for you

Contest 2018 - Have we got news for you

The Waitakere Brass Band is heading off to Blenheim for the Annual Brass Band National Championships. We need one last run through of all our material before heading off into the wintery South, and that’s where you, lovely audience, come in!

National Brass Contest 2017

National Brass Contest 2017

2017 has been a very busy time year for us so far. From the National Contest and Anzac Day in April, Jazz Mania in May, ABA Solo & Party Compe...

ABA Solo Contest - Soloists Shine

ABA Solo Contest - Soloists Shine

ABA Solo’s saw our band once again get significant results, and we had a larger number of people competing than over the previous few years. Well...

National Solo Champions In The Ranks

National Solo Champions In The Ranks

We have good reason to be proud of all our players after the recent National Brass Contest in Wellington, but two of our players pulled out all t...

137th NZ Brass Championships - The Best of Brass Compete for National Title

137th NZ Brass Championships - The Best of Brass Compete for National Title

The best brass musicians from around New Zealand and beyond will compete for prestigious national titles and silverware at this year's National Con...

Waitakere 2016 Auckland Band Contest Champions

Waitakere 2016 Auckland Band Contest Champions

2016 ABA Regional Championships Once again Howard Taylor achieves success with Waitakere at this years Auckland Regional Contest against stiff com...

Consistent effort pays off at Dunedin National Contest

The Band performed consistently across the three disciplines of Hymn, Test and Own Choice music to place fifth out of a strong field of nine in th...

Rotorua National Contest

Waitakere is runner-up in the NZ Band of the Year Contest In Rotorua at the National Band Contest in July Waitakere were runner-up in the NZ Band o...