Auckland and District Pipe Band

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Auckland and District Pipe Band - Qualifiers

Watch Auckland and District Pipe Band take part in the morning qualifiers at The World Pipe Band Championships 2010. Getting the pictures from the Green to your screen... Watch Canterbury Caledonian Society perform at The World Pipe Band Championships 2010.

The band was formed in 1929 as the Auckland and District Highland Pipe Band and adopted the Hunting Menzies tartan in honour of its first Pipe-Major, George Cowper.

The band is the current New Zealand Champion Pipe Band, successfully defending the title in March 2010. Currently led by Pipe Major Martin Frewen and Drum Sergeant Glenn Miller, the band performs at numerous parades, concerts, recitals and competitions during the course of the year.


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