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September 2021

VUW Wellington Scottish Interest Group-The Deans Family – Canterbury’s legend of heartache, tenacity and triumph

September 28
Wellington – New Zealand Wellington , New Zealand

Fifth generation member of the family, Nicky Hobbs will ‘show’ us beautiful Riccarton House (acquired by Christchurch Council in 1947) and share the story of these amazing Scottish pioneers, including Jane’s ten-year wait in Scotland to marry John until he got established in this new country, then, as a widow made her family prosper  at the Victoria ... Read more

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October 2021

NZ Young Piper of the Year 2021

October 2
Nelson – New Zealand Nelson, New Zealand

NZ Young Piper of the Year for 2021 is cancelled but will be returning Saturday 8 October 2022 at NMIT in Nelson. Info: www.facebook.com/NZYoungPiper

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National Youth Pipe Band of New Zealand Evolution Concert

October 6
Christchurch – New Zealand Christchurch, New Zealand

The management team have made the difficult decision to postpone as a result of uncertainty around Covid-19. Info: https://rb.gy/xzamze

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National Youth Pipe Band of New Zealand Evolution Concert

October 7
Timaru New Zealand

The management team have made the difficult decision to postpone as a result of uncertainty around Covid-19. Info: https://rb.gy/fyrmts

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Auckland Scottish Fiddle Club Night

October 8
Auckland – New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand

St Luke's Church, 130 Remuera Rd, Auckland 7.30pm - 10pm. Info: [email protected]

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The Wellington Gaelic Club Ceilidh

October 9
Wellington – New Zealand Wellington , New Zealand

A ceilidh is held on the 2nd Saturday of each month - except January - in the City of Wellington Pipe Band Hall from 8.00pm - 12.00am. We are a very family oriented organisation and we encourage participation by all ages. All welcome.Info: www.wellingtongaelicclub.org.nz

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National Youth Pipe Band of New Zealand Evolution Concert

October 9
Dunedin – New Zealand Dunedin , New Zealand

The management team have made the difficult decision to postpone as a result of uncertainty around Covid-19. Info: www.ticketmaster.co.nz

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Silver Chanter Labour Weekend Competition

October 23 - October 24
Christchurch – New Zealand Christchurch, New Zealand

Every October, during Labour Weekend, the Highland Piping Society of Canterbury hold one of New Zealand's premier solo piping contest. These competitions are held at St Andrew's College in Christchurch with the Novice to B Grade events held on the Saturday, the MSR Silver Chanter event on the Saturday evening, all Open Grade events on ... Read more

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VUW Wellington Scottish Interest Group-Glamis Castle: mystery, murder and a monster!

October 28
Wellington – New Zealand Wellington , New Zealand

Glamis Castle (near Forfar, north of Perth) was the childhood home of the late Queen Mother. NZ Writer Julia Millen will talk about her Scottish family connection with the castle. As usual – this being the last meeting of the year, we shall start with a brief review of 2021 and look forward to 2022  at the ... Read more

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November 2021

Hororata Highland Games

November 6
Hororata – New Zealand Hororata, New Zealand

A Scottish Festival with a Kiwi twist, with pipe bands, strong men, Clans, and plenty of fun for the whole family at Hororata Domain. Info: www.hororatahighlandgames.org.nz

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Auckland Scottish Fiddle Club Night

November 12
Auckland – New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand

St Luke's Church, 130 Remuera Rd, Auckland 7.30pm - 10pm. Info: [email protected]

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The Wellington Gaelic Club Ceilidh

November 13
Wellington – New Zealand Wellington , New Zealand

A ceilidh is held on the 2nd Saturday of each month - except January - in the City of Wellington Pipe Band Hall from 8.00pm - 12.00am. We are a very family oriented organisation and we encourage participation by all ages. All welcome.Info: www.wellingtongaelicclub.org.nz

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Auckland Highland Games

November 20
Auckland – New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand

Cancelled and returning November, 2022. Info: www.facebook.com/aucklandhighlandgames

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Happy St Andrew’s Day

November 30
Nationwide – New Zealand Nationwide, New Zealand

Saint Andrew’s Day is Scotland’s official national day. Celebrate St Andrew’s Day (or in Scottish Gaelic ‘Là Naomh Anndrais’), Scotland’s patron saint!

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December 2021

Victoria Square Day Highland Day

December 4
Christchurch – New Zealand Christchurch, New Zealand

Piping event at The Archery Lawn, Christchurch Botanic Gardens. Info: [email protected]

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Auckland Scottish Fiddle Club Night

December 10
Auckland – New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand

St Luke's Church, 130 Remuera Rd, Auckland 7.30pm - 10pm. Info: [email protected]

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The Wellington Gaelic Club Ceilidh

December 11
Wellington – New Zealand Wellington , New Zealand

A ceilidh is held on the 2nd Saturday of each month - except January - in the City of Wellington Pipe Band Hall from 8.00pm - 12.00am. We are a very family oriented organisation and we encourage participation by all ages. All welcome.Info: www.wellingtongaelicclub.org.nz

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The Jenny Mair Highland Square Day

December 11
Palmerston North – New Zealand Palmerston North, New Zealand

Highland pipe bands and scores of contestant solo bagpipers and solo drummers will converge on The Square. A magnificent day out for all ages, there is no admission fee. Info: [email protected]

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RSCDS New Zealand Christchurch Summer School 2021/22

December 28, 2021 - January 5, 2022
Christchurch – New Zealand Christchurch, New Zealand

Scottish Country Dance events and classes. Info: www.dancescottish.org.nz

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Happy Hogmanay

December 31
Nationwide

The Scottish Banner wishes all our readers, advertisers and friends a very Happy Hogmanay and best wishes for a happy and healthy 2022!

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Helen McGregor Memorial Medley

December 31
Waipu – New Zealand Waipu, New Zealand

Waipu Caledonian Society presents the Helen McGregor Memorial Medley, like no other piping event in NZ. Open to the public, tickets available at the door $10.00. Info: www.facebook.com/Waipuhiglandgames

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January 2022

150th Waipu Highland Games

January 1, 2022
Waipu – New Zealand Waipu, New Zealand

One of the longest-running Scottish gatherings in the Southern Hemisphere, offering fierce competition, spectacular entertainment and a full day of family-friendly fun. Info: www.waipuhighlandgames.co.nz

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158th Turakina Highland Games

January 29, 2022
Turakina – New Zealand Turakina, New Zealand

·New Zealand's oldest festival of sports, music & dance. Turakina Domain, Cameron Rd. Info: www.turakinahighlandgames.co.nz

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February 2022

The 29th Annual Paeroa Highland Games & Tattoo

February 12, 2022
Paeroa – New Zealand Paeroa, New Zealand

Full day Highland Games and evening Tattoo at the Paeroa Domain. Info: www.paeroahighlandgames.co.nz

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Canterbury Centre Piping Contest

February 26, 2022
Christchurch – New Zealand Christchurch, New Zealand

Innovation Park -185 Kirk Rd, Templeton. Info: [email protected]

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Pipes In The Park

February 26, 2022
Wellington – New Zealand Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington's very own Highland Games-Pipe Band competition, Solo Piping, Highland dancing, Irish Dancing, Clans, Castles (of the bouncy kind) and craft markets at Waitangi Park, 107 Cable St. Info: www.facebook.com/pipesintheparkWGTN

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March 2022

2022 New Zealand Pipe Band Championships

March 11, 2022 - March 12, 2022
Auckland – New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand

Pipe bands from across New Zealand compete across various Grade's, along with stalls at Onewa Domain, North Shore. Info: www.nzpipebands.org.nz

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April 2022

Te Anau Tartan Festival

April 16, 2022 - April 17, 2022
Te Anau – New Zealand Te Anau, New Zealand

A fantastic family festival in Te Anau, Fiordland celebrating the south's Scottish roots. Includes Piping & Dancing, & Highland Games for the whole family. The Te Anau Tartan Festival is held over Easter weekend at Real Journeys Fiordland Community Event Centre and adjacent Memorial Park. Info: www.teanautartanfestival.co.nz

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