Espirit De Corps

Enquiries: Cpl Kevin Hickman
Phone: (03) 363 0202
Fax: (03) 363 0193

The Esprit de Corps is a newsletter published by the New Zealand Army Band for supporters and friends of the band.

Editorial contributions and letters are welcomed. They may be sent direct to the Army Band team and do not need to be forwarded through normal command channels.

Nothing in the Esprit De Corps should be taken as overriding any NZDF regulation. Readers should refer to the relevant service publication before acting on any information given in this newsletter.

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Espirit De Corps – Issue 1, May 2017

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Articles: New Zealand Brass Band, Championships, Wellington, Canterbury Earthquake, National Memorial opening, Governor General Garden, Party, JNCO Course, Three Sheets to the Wind!, The Thomas Cooke VC, Memorial Royal Honours, Board, The National Youth Brass Band, Military Training, Linton and OCS 2016, Resurgam, All Corps RF SNCO, Course 17/01, Band Solos, Hokitika Wild Food, Festival Tour, World Bowls Championships, Opening Ceremony, A Day in the Life ... (16 pages).

Espirit De Corps - Issue 1 May 2017
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Espirit De Corps – Issue 3, November 2016

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Articles: Christmas Cheer 1960's style!! Bandies at Basketball Regionals, BBANZ Napier Contest 2016, Band Solos and Formal Dinner, Edinburgh and Avenches Military Tattoo, The New Zealand Army Band Association, History – Our Band in Malaysia 1967 - 69, RSA 100th schools tour & OCS charter parade, Battle of the Somme 100th Commemoration in France, A Day in the Life... (12 pages).

Espirit De Corps - Issue 3 November 2016
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Espirit De Corps – Issue 2, June 2016

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Articles: Anzac Day Promotions, 2/4 Battalion Charter Parade and School Concerts (Nelson and Blenheim), Laying up on the New Zealand Scottish Regiment Colours, Performance Day, An Evening with Sir Peter Jackson, Gallipoli 2016, Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebrations, ANZAC Week with the NZ Veterans Band, Hanmer Soldiers Block Centenary, A Day in the Life (12 pages).

Espirit De Corps - Issue 2 June 2016
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Espirit De Corps – Issue 1, April 2016

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Articles: Unit Solo Competition and Formal Dinner, Pte Andrew Thomas Yorkstone, Dental Corps, AWQ EDC, Canterbury Charity Hospital Trust Ball, New Truck Signage, Linton Open Day, OCS March out week, Steinlager Rugby awards, Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo ‘Down Under’, Army Golf Regionals, New Recruits, Memoirs of a Private, Letter from NZ Army Band Association, Ritchie McCaw and the band, Youth Band, Army Band “Plays it Big” in Nelson, A Day in the Life.. (16 pages).

Espirit De Corps - Issue 1 April 2016
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Espirit De Corps – Issue 2, November 2015

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Articles: Meet Monique, Farewells LCpl Steve Smith, Pte Taryn Dufour, BBANZ Contest 2015, RNZ Ballet Tour Salute, Tonga 2015, Basel Tattoo 2015, Chunuk Bair commemoration 2015, NZAB Unit Band Solos and Formal Dinner, Taupo and Palmerston North Charter Parades, Smoko Time, A Day in the Life.. (12 pages).

Espirit De Corps - Issue 2 November 2015
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Espirit De Corps – Issue 1, May 2015

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Articles: Farewell Shelley Spencer, Gallipoli 2015, ANZAC Day, New Zealand, Charter Parade, Musikschau der Nationen, Army Golf Regionals, Rannerdale Fundrasier, Wellington Sevens, Waitangi Day and the ICC World Cup Opening, Warrant Officer Class Two Kevin Leslie Jarrett, Rotunda, Tommy’s Farewell, CATE Recruiters Ball, The Birth of the “Steinbenbers”, Sima’s Farewell, A Day in the Life.. (16 pages).

Espirit De Corps - Issue 1 May 2015
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Espirit De Corps – Issue 3, November 2014

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Articles: Stop Press, NZAB Solo Competition & Unit Formal Dinner, 2014 National Brass Band Championships, East Cape Recruiting Tour, National Band, Cancer Society Christchurch & Dunedin Balls, QAMR 150th Anniversary Commemorations, Lucerne World Band Festival, OCS Charter Parade & Public Concert, West Melton 150th Celebrations, Goats, Birds & Silvo, The Mo New Zealand Army Band Are Taking Men's Health Seriously!!, NZAB Golden Jubilee Concert Tour and more.. (16 pages).

Espirit De Corps - Issue 3 November 2014
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Espirit De Corps – Issue 2, June 2014

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Articles: Army Regional Golf, Wild Food Festival, JNCO Course March Out / Anzac Day, Farewells, Quintet Update, 150th Gate Pa Commemorations, NZAB Golden Jubilee, NZAB Marching CD, Monte Cassino Italy, Army Band Basic Training, Photo Page. (16 pages).

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Espirit De Corps - Issue 2 June 2014
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Espirit De Corps – Issue 1, February 2014

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Articles: Arts Festival Big Brass Band Day Out / Passchendale, Bavarian Showdown, Distinguished Service Decoration, Army Band Solos, Annual Formal Dinner, NZ Cup and Show Week / OCS Charter Parade and Graduation Nother Island Concert Tour, Golden Jubilee Concert Poster, Dance Band Update, Tonga, Wellington International Sevens, CDF Changeover Parade / Remembering Mrs Doris Bremner, November 2013 Mouthpiece Cover, Photo Page. (16 pages) Espirit De Corps - Issue 1 February 2014
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This page was last reviewed on 30 May 2017 and is current.