The New Zealand National Youth Band (NYB), under the direction of Territorial Music Director Stephen Stein, journeyed to the Upper Hutt Corps on Friday, 1 August 2003, for a weekend of ministry.
The Band and Timbrel Brigade of the Playa Ancha Corps, Valparaiso, Chile, made a two-hour journey to help the Lo Valledor Corps celebrate its 35th anniversary.
The Melbourne Staff Band (Bandmaster Ken Waterworth) visited the Sunshine Parish of the Uniting Church on Sunday, 20 July 2003.
On 12 July 2003, the Playa Ancha Corps senior band, under the direction of Bandmaster Oscar Soto, performed at the Marina Arauco Mall. The concert was one of a series of special events in July that celebrated the 125th anniversary of the change of name from the Christian Mission to the Salvation Army in 1878.