Published: December 13, 2014

Canterbury convincing win at Jenny Mair Highland Square Day

Canterbury_logoPalmerston North, New Zealand – December 13, 2014 – Next to the national championships, the Jenny Mair Highland Square Day is the biggest pipe band contest of the New Zealand season, and Canterbury Caledonian emerged victorious with first places in each of the Medley and MSR Grade 1 events. Weather was warm and sunny in the morning, but became blustery and cold by the afternoon, and then calm and warm by the time results were announced. Grade 1 and Grade 2 competed together.

Grade 1 & 2
Overall
1st Canterbury Caledonian
2nd Manawatu Scottish
3rd Auckland & Districts
4th New Zealand Police
5th Northland Caledonian (Gr2)

Medley
1st Canterbury Caledonian (1,1,1,1)
2nd Auckland & Districts (2,3,3,2)
3rd Manawatu Scottish (3,2,2,4)
4th New Zealand Police (4,4,4,3)
5th Northland Caledonian (Gr2) (5,5,5,5)
Judges: Martin Frewen, F. Jones (piping); A. Roach (ensemble); R. Levy (drumming)

MSR
1st Canterbury Caledonian (1,2,1,1)
2nd Manawatu Scottish (2,1,3,4)
3rd Auckland & Districts (3,3,4,2)
4th New Zealand Police (4,4,2,3)
5th Northland Caledonian (Gr2) (5,5,5,5)
Judges: A. MacKenzie, Philip Mair (piping); L. Turnbull (ensemble); J. Hilliard (drumming)

Canterbury Caledonian competing at the 2014 World Pipe Band Championships.

Grade 3 Overall
1st Celtic
2nd Wellington Red Hackle
3rd Manawatu Scottish No. 2
4th City of Hastings
5th Auckland Police
6th City of Auckland
7th City of Wellington

Grade 4 Overall
1st Scots College
2nd Hamilton Caledonian
3rd City of Tauranga
4th Manawatu Scottish No.3
5th Kapiti Coast
6th Te Puke & District
7th Wellington Regional Development

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