Published: April 02, 2018

Easton secures New Zealand Open Solo Piping Championship at Hastings

Stuart Easton (L) and Liam Kernaghan with their awards at the annual New Zealand Open Solo Piping Championships at Hastings.

Hastings, New Zealand – March 31-April 1, 2018 – Stuart Easton of Palmerston North, New Zealand, emerged the overall winner of the New Zealand Open Piping Championship at the annual Hastings Highland Games held the over the Easter weekend, taking two firsts and two seconds, as well as the Gold Clasp. Liam Kernaghan of Wellington took the Gold Medal, and thus qualifies to compete in the Clasp going forward. There was a large entry of contestants from New Zealand Australia for the largest and most prestigious Highland games in New Zealand.

Gold Clasp Piobaireachd
1st Stuart Easton
2nd Brendon Eade
3rd George Mason
Judges: Iain Hines, Bain McGregor

Gold Medal Piobaireachd
1st Liam Kernaghan
2nd Anna Smart
3rd Sebastian George
Judges: Iain Hines, Bain McGregor

Silver Medal Piobaireachd
1st Campbell Wilson
2nd Lewis McDonald
3rd Stella Dobbs
4th Louis Davis
Judges: Iain Hines, Bain McGregor

Premier Clasp Double MSR
1st Liam Kernaghan
2nd Stuart Easton
3rd Brendon Eade
4th Greg Wilson

NZ Open Championship
Piobaireachd
1st Brendon Eade
2nd Stuart Easton
3rd Marion Horsburgh
4th Liam Kernaghan

2/4 March
1st Marion Horsburgh
2nd Stuart Easton
3rd Brendon Eade
4th Liam Kernaghan

Strathspey & Reel
1st Stuart Easton
2nd Greg Wilson
3rd Brendon Eade
4th Liam Kernaghan

Hornpipe & Jig
1st Stuart Easton
2nd Liam Kernaghan
3rd Brendon Eade
4th Greg Wilson

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