Story: Brass and pipe bands

The Kokatahi band

This 2002 documentary shows some of the musical instruments used by the Kokatahi Band from the West Coast. The band followed the principle that they should only use instruments that were commonly available in the early years of the 20th century.

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Peter Clayworth, 'Brass and pipe bands - Early military and brass bands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 December 2023)

Story by Peter Clayworth, published 22 Oct 2014