A Tongan brass band performs in Ōtara, Auckland, in December 2010. Brass bands were well established in Tonga by the 1880s and have become a strong part of the island kingdom's musical heritage. The Tongan community in New Zealand has continued this tradition with a number of active brass bands, often associated with churches or schools.
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