City of Invercargill won Grade2. The Manawatu Development Band won grade 3 and Grade4 was won by the South Canterbury Pipe Band (formerly known as the City of Timaru). St Andrews College won the Juvenile event.
Auckland and Districts won the Grade 1 Set and Medley to take the Grade 1 Aggregate at the National Pipe Band Championships in Masterton on the weekend. They received the Drumming Prize and the Ensemble Prize. Manawatu were runner up. Canterbury Caledonian won the Street March and the Kitto Cup for Flourishing.