Clan Ross Association of New Zealand

Clan Ross Association of NZ

Spem Successus Alit – Success Nourishes Hope


150th Waipu Highland Games 1st January every year

158th Turakina Highland Games Saturday, 28th January 2023


VUW Wellington Scottish Interest Group. Meetings are on the 28th day of the month (Feb – Oct) 7.15pm, held at Victoria University of Wellington Law School Buildings, Lambton Quay – entrance door Bunny Street. Visitors welcome, no charge for regular meetings, Scottish blood not necessary!

30th Anniversary Paeroa Highland Games & Tattoo Saturday 11th of February 2023, 9am to 9pm, at the Paeroa Domain


Pipes in the Park Sat 4th March 2023 Waitangi Park Wellington

New Zealand and south Pacific Pipe Band Championships Fri 10th – Sat 11th March 2023 Hagley Park Events Area, Christchurch

International Bagpipe Day 10th March


Tartan Day is a Scottish heritage celebration on 6 April.

Te Anau Tartan Festival Fri 7th – Mon 10th April 2023 in Te Anau


Clan Ross AGM and Gathering Sat 20th – 2023,
venue Distinction Rotorua Hotel & Conference Centre in Rotorua



International Tartan Day is held on the 1st.

Bagpipe Appreciation Day 27th





The Auckland Highland Games next event is to be held on the 18th of November 2023.

Hororata Highland Games Christchurch, Canterbury Sat 11th Nov 2023


Jenny Mair Highland Square Day Sat 9th Dec 2023 Palmerston North

St. Duthac’s Church in Tain

St. Duthac’s Church in Tain, Scotland. Interesting early history involving Clan Ross, worth a visit as it is onsite with Tain Museum and Clan Ross Centre. A place where Rosses return from all over the world.

Balnagown Castle

Balnagown Castle the early historical seat of power of Clan Ross. A great place to arrange a visit while in Tain. Over the years it had become derelict, until Al Fayed (was at the time owner of Harrods) bought the castle and estate which he restored.

Canterbury Caledonian Society

Canterbury Caledonian Society competing at the 2021 New Zealand Pipe Band Championships.


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