Upcoming Events


Sunday 26 Nov 2017 01:00
Farmers Santa Parade 2017
The Auckland Santa Parade features all the amazing pageantry, fun and surprises that have made this annual Auckland City extravaganza a perennial favourite. Heralding the start of the Christmas season, this beloved holiday parade features colourful grand floats representing the cultural diversity of today’s Auckland, lively marching bands, amazing character balloons, plus an appearance by Santa Claus!


Saturday 2 Dec 2017 09:00
Te Atatu Christmas Parade 2017
Te Atatu's annual Christmas Parade and Fun Day where families can enjoy a fun-filled day of entertainment, activities, with many food and craft stalls. https://www.facebook.com/Te-Atatu-Peninsula-Christmas-Parade-And-Fun-Day-578492892279436/ Te Atatu Council are still accepting Craft stalls, contact Lynda on hunt1950@hotmail.co.nz or for floats in the parade contact Kylie tat.parade@gmail.com


Saturday 9 Dec 2017 09:00
Jenny Mair Highland Square Day 2017
Square Day was instituted in 1980 by Dennis Pierce and Briar Hamilton, members of the Manawatu Scottish Society Pipe Band. It had a small beginning with only two bands, but has grown steadily and now has around twenty entries. The venue, Palmerston North Square, is a lovely setting of 4 acres of park, in the centre of the city. It is always held on the second Saturday in December. It has a reputation amongst the bands, of being a relaxed and well run competition.


Monday 1 Jan 2018 09:00
2018 Waipu Highland Games
Solo Piping & Drumming Contest
Monday 1st January 2018 We wish to advise that from 2017 onwards, the Waipu Highland Games will always be on the 1st of January, regardless of what day of the week this is. The 2017 Games are therefore on Sunday 1st January.. Entry Fee to the Games is Adults $15 Children under 17 FREE. Please note that no dogs are allowed in the park. The Ballistic Blondes Skydive Team will drop into the park at 12 noon and then the Mass Pipe Band and Dancers will perform.


Saturday 10 Feb 2018 09:00
Paeroa Highland Games 2018
The 25th Annual Paeroa Highland Games & Tattoo will be held on Saturday 11th February 2017 at the Paeroa Domain. What started out as a small Pipe Bands Competition has grown over the years, and today is a fully-fledged Highland Games, one of only seven such Scottish gatherings in New Zealand, and the only one in New Zealand to hold an Evening Tattoo. This celebration of Scottish culture is attracting interest throughout New Zealand as well as internationally. Attendance numbers have shown ste


Saturday 17 Feb 2018 12:00
Auckland Centre Contest 2018
Auckland Centre Contest


Saturday 24 Feb 2018 09:00
CNI Centre Contest 2018
The Central North Island Centre of the Royal New Zealand Pipe Band Assn. Inc. serves affiliated Pipe bands within the South Auckland, Coromandel, Waikato, King Country, Bay of Plenty, East Cape and Central Plateau regions of the central North Island of New Zealand


Friday 9 Mar 2018 09:00
2018 NZ & South Pacific Pipe Band Championships
2017 NZ & South Pacific Pipe Band Championships - Rotorua. Two day event