2017 NZ Pipe Band Championships
The City of Auckland Pipe Band are raising funds for our travel to (& accommodation in) Nelson for the 2017 NZ Pipe Band Championships.
The 2017 NZ Pipe Band Championships will feature over 50 pipe bands from around NZ competing for the Championship title over two days.
Friday 10th March - bands will be performing in the first round of competition.
Saturday 11th March - sees all bands competing in the medley section, Mace Flourishing and the finale March Past, Massed Bands and presentation ceremony!
Funds raised will go towards Flights to and from Nelson as well as accommodation over the two day event.
With over 20 members attending, every little bit will help. :-)
City of Auckland Pipe Band's involvement (page creator)
The City of Auckland Pipe band has a long and proud history within the New Zealand Pipe Band community. First formed in 1942 from the old Auckland Pipe Band (1925), the Band entered the contest scene in 1947.
The first National Contest was held in New Plymouth in 1949, where the Band finished fourth in the B grade division (A grade being the highest). The following year, at the National Contest in Auckland, they were 2nd in B Grade, beaten by only half a point.
The 2017 NZ Pipe Band Championships sees us competing in Grade THREE.
CAPB is a self funded, community based pipe band. All funds are raised from performances played, festival grants, membership fees, tuition and fundraising events.
We perform at many community events throughout the year, including the: Auckland Domain ANZAC Dawn Service / Newmarket ANZAC Day Parade / Henderson ANZAC Day Parade / Farmers Santa Parade / North Shore Tartan Day Tattoo / St Patrick's Day Parade
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make sure you see the City of Auckland Pipe band at the Annual Farmers Santa Parade this Sunday 27th November.
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This page was created on 14 Nov 2016 and closed on 11 Mar 2017.