Published: March 31, 2010

Auckland & District repeats as New Zealand Champions

Masterton, New Zealand – March 13, 2010 – Auckland & District were the repeat winners of the New Zealand Pipe Band Championship, besting second-place Manawatu Scottish in a four-band competition. Auckland won both the MSR and Medley events. Aukland were rated first by judges across the events in piping, drumming, bass section and ensemble to give the band a seven-point margin of victory.

Grade 1
Overall
1st Aukland & District
2nd Manawatu Scottish
3rd Canterbury Caledonian
4th New Zealand Police

Medley
1st Aukland & District (1,1,3,1)
2nd Manawatu Scottish (2,2,1,4)
3rd Canterbury Caledonian (3,3,2,3)
4th New Zealand Police (4,4,4,2)

Judges: Brian Switalla, G. Bilsland (piping); Bob Worrall (ensemble); W. Hobbs (drumming)

MSR
1st Aukland & District (2,1,1,1)
2nd Manawatu Scottish (1,2,3,3)
3rd Canterbury Caledonian (3,3,2,4)
4th New Zealand Police (4,4,4,2)

Judges: N. Foster, Philip Mair (piping); C. Stevens (ensemble); Gordon Parkes (drumming)

Grade 2
Overall
1st City of Invercargill #1
2nd Temuka
3rd St. Andrews College A
4th City of Auckland

Grade 3
Overall
1st Manawatu Scottish Development
2nd Hamilton Caledonian #2
3rd City of Hastings
4th Canterbury Caledonian Royal Stewart
5th Horowhenua
6th Auckland Police
7th City of Wellington #2
8th Christchurch Metropolitan

Grade 4
Overall
1st South Canterbury Highland
2nd City of Invercargill
3rd Celtic Pipe Band
4th Scots College
5th City of Tauranga
6th City of Nelson

Drumming: South Canterbury Highland

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