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New Zealand Pipe Band Championships 2023

March 10th @ 9:00 am - March 11th @ 6:00 pm

• Canterbury Caledonian Society HPB celebrate their win in 2019. Photo: Susanna Buckton

The 2023 contest will be held in the North Hagley Park Special Events area, which is just three blocks from the centre of the city, and adjacent to the Botanic Gardens, Canterbury Museum, The Arts Centre and Christchurch Art Gallery. Access to the area is via the Armagh Street bridge, corner of Armagh Street and Rolleston Ave.

The current New Zealand Pipe Band champions for 2022 are: 

  • Grade 1 – Canterbury Caledonian Society HPB 
  • Grade 2 – St. Andrew’s College PB 
  • Grade 3 – Canterbury Caledonian Society Grade 3 
  • Grade 4A – ILT City of Invercargill HPB 
  • Grade 4B – The Scottish Society of New Zealand #2 PB 
  • Juvenile – ILT City of Invercargill HPB 

47 bands are entered for the 2023 New Zealand and South Pacific Championships

Grade 1

  • Auckland and District Pipe Band  
  • Canterbury Caledonian Society Pipe Band  
  • ILT City of Invercargill Highland Pipe Band  
  • Manawatu Scottish Pipe Band  
  • New Zealand Police Pipe Band

Grade 2

  • Celtic Pipe Band (Nelson)  
  • Hawthorn Pipe Band (Melbourne)  
  • Metro Scottish Pipe Band  
  • St Andrew’s Pipe Band (Brisbane)  
  • St Andrews College Pipe Band  
  • Wellington Red Hackle Pipe Band

Grade 3

  • Auckland and District Pipe Band  
  • Auckland Police Pipe Band   
  • Canterbury Caledonian Society Pipe Band  
  • City of Tauranga Pipe Band  
  • Hawkes Bay Caledonian Pipe Band  
  • ILT City of Invercargill Highland Pipe Band  
  • Manawatu Scottish Pipe Band   
  • Northland Caledonian Pipe Band  

Grade 4A

  • Canterbury Caledonian Society Pipe Band  
  • Celtic Pipe Band (Nelson)   
  • City of Rotorua Pipe Band  
  • Hamilton Caledonian Pipe Band   
  • Hokonui Celtic Pipe Band   
  • Metro Scottish Pipe Band  
  • Papakura Pipe Band   
  • Scotch College Pipe Band (Melbourne)  
  • St Andrews College Pipe Band  
  • Waimatuku Southern Scenic Highland Pipe Band  
  • Wellington Red Hackle Pipe Band   

Grade 4B

  • Ashburton Pipe Band   
  • Blenheim and Districts Highland Pipe Band  
  • City of Dunedin Pipe Band   
  • City of Sails Pipe Band   
  • Hokonui Celtic Pipe Band  
  • ILT City of Invercargill Highland Pipe Band  
  • John McGlashan College Pipe Band  
  • McAlpines North Canterbury Pipe Band  
  • South Canterbury Pipe Band  

Juvenile  

  • Canterbury Caledonian Society Pipe Band  
  • ILT City of Invercargill Highland Pipe Band A  
  • ILT City of Invercargill Highland Pipe Band B  
  • John McGlashan College Pipe Band  
  • Lewis Turrell Memorial Pipe Band  
  • Scotch College Pipe Band (Melbourne)  
  • St Andrews College Pipe Band A  
  • St Andrews College Pipe Band B 

Details

Start:
March 10th @ 9:00 am
End:
March 11th @ 6:00 pm
Website:
https://www.nzpipebands.org.nz/contests/

Organizer

https://www.nzpipebands.org.nz/contests/

Venue

Christchurch
St Andrews College
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Phone:
(+64) 21 206 8216
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