Story: Brass and pipe bands

1960 Dominion Pipe Band Championships

This film shows the Dominion Pipe Band Championships of 1960. The City of Wellington Pipe Band, A-grade champions in 1960, dominated competition from 1955 to 1990, winning 27 titles in those years. The film also shows the mixed band from Palmerston North, indicating that by 1960 many top-quality pipe bands included women musicians.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Pictorial Parade 100. National Film Unit, 1960

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Peter Clayworth, 'Brass and pipe bands - Pipe bands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 September 2021)

Story by Peter Clayworth, published 22 Oct 2014