A&D compete as part of the Auckland Highland Games in the band contest. More information about the highland games can be found here.
The Northcote invitational sees some of New Zealand’s finest pipers perform in their buildup for the Waipu Highland Games. Competitors compete in a double MSR followed by a medley (medley preference), with a generous prize pool sponsored by friends and members of the Auckland & District Pipe Band. Judging is last years winner, Stuart Easton. Competitors TBA.
A&D compete against the Canterbury Caledonian Society Pipe Band (current champion), Manawatu Scottish Pipe Band, New Zealand Police Pipe Band and the City of Invercargill Highland Pipe Band in the Grade 1 New Zealand championships, held in Rotorua.