Lester Flockton Honoured for Services to Pipe Bands & Education

Long time educator and pipe band activist, Lester Flockton, was made a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit. The Otago Daily Times says:

Mr Flockton has also been involved with pipe bands as a piper and administrator for many years.He played in the City of Dunedin Highland Pipe Band where he was a former president and a life member.

He was vice-president of the Royal New Zealand Pipe Band Association for 10 years, the founding director of the association’s education group, and led the establishment of a national college of piping and drumming.

He organised many summer schools and instigated the establishment of a piping and drumming curricular and examination system for the award of certificates of music proficiency.

Congratulations Lester!
clipped from www.dpmc.govt.nz
Mr Lester Campbell FLOCKTON, J.P., of Dunedin.
For services to education and pipe bands.

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