The 33-year-old right-back is in his second spell at the club, having rejoined in January 2017 after his initial three-season stay ended in 2014.
‘He pushes himself. He has bad games, as we all do, but he’s been very consistent this season,’ manager Michael Flynn told a press conference.
‘That’s the kind of team spirit we need.’
Pipe is confident he can keep up with the rigours of League Two.
‘It’s no secret I like to look after myself off the pitch. I have always done that and I plan on doing that for as long as my body lets me to, to be honest,’ he said.
England manager Gareth Southgate has claimed that the country needs to boot racism out of its own football before criticising World Cup hosts Russia.
Newcastle have been linked with a shock move for former Sunderland goalkeeper Simon Mignolet during the summer.