Welcome to The Band of the Royal Regiment
of New Zealand Artillery
Based in Panmure, south-east Auckland, The Band of the Royal Regiment of New Zealand Artillery, (often abbreviated to the "RNZ Artillery Band" or the "Artillery Band" or even "The Gunner Band") is a brass band with strong military traditions, and is New Zealand's oldest band with an unbroken playing history, founded in 1864. The Band is looking forward to celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2014.
We perform a full programme of both military and civilian engagements, and are supported by an incorporated charitable association. We own our bandroom, instruments, music library other equipment.
The Band welcomes new members on all instruments, and we currently have specific vacancies for:
The Band has a very welcoming and sociable atmosphere, and provides members with an instrument, uniform and further mentoring, without charge (apart from a small annual subscription).
If you are interested in joining the band, we would be very pleased to hear from you.
We look forward to hearing from you.
Click HERE for the most recent band newsletter