About the CNP

weemanComunn na Piobaireachd (NZ) Inc., also known as the Piobaireachd Society of New Zealand, was formed to foster and encourage the study and playing of Piobaireachd in New Zealand. It has the distinction of being the first overseas body to be affiliated with the Piobaireachd Society of Scotland, which was formed in 1903, and enjoys Royal patronage.

The following are the current office holders:

Patron: Her Excellency the Right Honourable Dame Patsy Reddy, Governor-General of New Zealand

President: Iain Hines

Vice Presidents: Iain Blakeley, Brendon Eade

Hon Secretary: Marion Horsburgh

Treasurer: Stella Dobbs

General Committee: Andrew Edwards (web)


Music Committee

Convenor: George Mason

Secretary: Greg Wilson

Members: Brian Switalla, Richard Hawke, Brendon Eade