Welcome to the CNP Website

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Kia Ora everyone. Welcome to the newly refurbished CNP website, part of the effort to re-engage and re-kindle interest within the piping community for piobaireachd, and for the CNP. As you know, Comunn na Piobaireachd (NZ) Inc. 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. Find out m...
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Alt Pibroch Club

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Note from J David Hester, of the Alt Pibroch Club - www.altpibroch.com It’s been a couple of years since I reached out to you, and I wanted to update you and your membership on the status of the Alt Pibroch Club, a suite of site dedicated to the transformation of pibroch performance and competition by exposing students to the insights garnered from primary source materials. That’s a lot of big words. What it comes down to is, with the cooperation of the National Library of Scotland and the...
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2016 Tunes Out

The Secretary of the Music Committee, Greg Wilson, has announced the 2016 tunes. Clasp Competition The Bells of Perth PS 2, K Scarce of Fishing PS 3, K The Earl of Ross’s March PS 10 The MacDonalds’ Salute (Corrected version) (*) PS 11 Lament for Hugh PS 13 MacLeod of MacLeod’s Lament PS 15, K A Son’s Salute to his Parents Donald MacLeod Book The Phantom Piper of Corrieyairack (*) PS 20th Century Book Scores for tunes marked (*) are available on the PS website at: www...
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Wellington Pipers Club – Piobaireachd at LOCHANBRAE: This Sunday

Our first event for 2015 is an invitation to the home of club member Ross Edwards in Otaki for a BYO BBQ and few tunes on Sunday 18 January 2015. This is a fantastic setting to come and enjoy some fellowship, have a picnic and hear a few tunes and those that attended last year had a fantastic day. Details are as below: Wellington Pipers Club - Piobaireachd at LOCHANBRAE Listen and or play Piobaireachd in a non-competitive park like setting. Families are most welcome, kids enjoyed the...
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