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New Zealand & South Pacific Pipe Band Championships

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Event description

The RNZPBA is excited to bring the NZ & South Pacific Pipe Band Championships to Christchurch on Friday 10 and Saturday 11 March 2023.

The celebration of Scottish culture and music will include:

  • Pipe bands from throughout New Zealand and Australia
  • Over 100 competition music performances
  • Street March competition (Firday afternoon from Cranmer Square, into Armagh Stret, into Rolleston Ave)
  • Mace Flourishing championship (Saturday)
  • Highland Dancing competitions (Saturday)
  • Scottish Clans
  • Highland Games including the famous Caber Toss, and "have a go" in conjunction with the Hororata Highland Games (Saturday)
  • Kids Zone
  • Food and beverage stalls
  • Arts, crafts and merchandising stalls
  • The magnificent massed pipe and drums with over 1000 performers!
  • Presentation of Trophies

Gate open and close times will be announced closer to the event, but expect 8:00am - 2:30pm Friday, Street March Friday afternoon, then 8:00am to 6:00pm Saturday

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