Brown Cup and Everest Piobaireachd Results

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Everest Piobaireachd -- Judges John & Alistair Hanning ( 13 played)   Greg Wilson - Christchurch -- Lament for Donald Dughal McKay Stewart Easton --  Palmerston North,   Hail to My Country George Mason -- Wellington, Lament for the Children Iain Robertson -- Palmerston North - Earl of Seaforth Salute   The Brown Cup -- Judges Emmett Conway & Stewart McKenzie (own choice - March, Strathspey, Reel, Jig & Hornpipe, slow air  -- 15 Played)   ...
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Brown Cup 2017

This year’s Brown Cup Competition will be held once again at the Royal New Zealand Police College, Papakowhai, Porirua on Saturday June 17th 2017. The Judging panel for both events will be senior club members; Mr Alistair Hanning and Mr John Hanning of Wellington. If entries warrant, two boards will operate and an additional panel advised. The Prize money for each event is 1st $200 2nd $125 3rd $75 4th $50 The Everest Memorial and Brown Cup competition has an entry fee of $8 for each even...
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Set Tunes 2018 Announced by CNP Music Committee

Comunn na Piobaireachd (New Zealand) Inc. The Piobaireachd Society of New Zealand  AFFILIATED WITH THE PIOBAIREACHD SOCIETY, SCOTLAND SET TUNES FOR 2018 Important Note: Entry to any of these competitions is restricted to current members of CNP Clasp Competition   The Earl of Ross’s March MacLeod of MacLeod’s Lament Lament for Donald Bàn MacCrimmon John Garve MacLeod of Raasay’s Salute The MacDonald’s Salute Lament for the Duke of Hamilton Lament for MacSwan ...
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Hastings 2017 Full Results

Results from the 2017 HB Easter Highland Games   - PIPING: 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Gold Clasp Piobaireachd Greg Wilson Brendon Eade Jamie Hawke Under 21 New Zealand Championship Piobaireachd Campbell Wilson Anita Bentley Louis Newman Hamish Reade 59th   Gold Medal Piobaireachd Craig Sked Blair Hodson Anna Smart Elizabeth Drury 10th Silver Medal Piobaireachd Sebastian George Jordan Johnston Louis Newman Hamish Reade 4th   Bro...
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Own Choice for CNP Clasp, Gold, Silver & Bronze in 2015

The Secretary of the Music Committee, Greg Wilson, has announced that next year's tunes will be all own choice. Competitors will be required to submit two tunes for the bronze medal; three for silver; four for gold; and six for clasp. See the following for details: Clasp Competition Competitors are to submit six tunes of their own choice, one of which they will be asked to play. The winner receives the First Prize, the Louis MacKinnon Challenge Cup and a Clasp for the Gold Medal. Th...
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A Tribute to Sir Ian McKay: 6pm Saturday 19 April: HB Easter Highland Games

Click here to view the flyer An evening to acknowledge and commemorate the contribution of Sir Ian McKay to piping in New Zealand and Piobaireachd in particular. “For more than 50 years Sir Ian played a central role in the development of piping in New Zealand. Many of the things we take for granted in piping, and virtually all of what we now have in Piobaireachd, are built on the foundations Sir Ian laid”. A chance to celebrate Sir Ian by reflecting on our history, sharing some stories ...
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