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August 24, 2012

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Fiona Manson Wins at Aboyne

August 6, 2012

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Manawatu Scottish Night: Thursday: City of Wellington Band Hall: 7:30

July 9, 2012

Players confirmed for a tune are :

  • Stu Easton
  • Marion Horsburgh
  • Ross Horsburgh
  • Bruce Omundsen
  • Stewart McKenzie
  • Neil Marriot
  • Willie Rowe

Manawatu Scottish Pipers to Play at Wgtn Pipers Club Next Thursday (12 July)

July 6, 2012

Names to be confirmed, but I’m told that four of their leading lights will be performing.

Entries Now Open for Labour Weekend Silver Chanter Competitions 2012 (Close 15 September)

July 4, 2012

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Murray Henderson wins MacDonald Quaich

June 18, 2012

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2013 Set Tunes Announced

June 18, 2012

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Clasp Competition

  1. *The Bells of Perth PS Bk 2
  2. The Big Spree PS Bk 1
  3. Lament for Ronald MacDonald of Morar PS Bk 8
  4. Lament for Donald Duaghal MacKay PS Bk 13
  5. *The Vaunting PS Bk 7
  6. The Old Men of the Shells No 1 PS Bk 7
  7. The Battle of Bealach nam Brog PS Bk 9
  8. Clanranald’s Salute PS Bk 7

* beside a tune indicates a crunluath a mach variation is compulsory

Gold Medal Competition

  1. Beloved Scotland PS Bk 6
  2. *I Got a Kiss of the King’s Hand PS Bk 7
  3. The Young Laird of Dungallon’s Salute PS Bk 10
  4. Lachlan MacNeill Campbell of Kintarbet’s Fancy PS Bk 8
  5. Duntroon’s March PS Bk 14
  6. *The Battle of Waternish PS Bk 2
  7. The Groat PS Bk 1
  8. The Lament for the Departure of King James PS Bk 3

* beside a tune indicates a crunluath a mach variation is compulsory

Silver Medal Competition

  1. Too Long in this Condition PS Bk 7
  2. The Little Spree PS Bk 7
  3. Struan Robertson’s Salute PS Bk 8
  4. Grain in Hides and Corn in Sacks PS Bk 5
  5. Lament for Mary MacLeod PS Bk 5
  6. The Old Woman’s Lullaby PS Bk 4