151st Waipu Highland Games 1st January every year
159th Turakina Highland Games Saturday, 27 January 2024
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!
31st Paeroa Highland Games & Tattoo Saturday 10th of February 2024, 9am to 9pm, at the Paeroa Domain
Pipes in the Park Sat 2nd March 2024 Waitangi Park Wellington
New Zealand Pipe Band Championships will be held at the Onewa Domain on Auckland’s North Shore on Friday 15th – Saturday 16th March 2024
International Bagpipe Day 10th March
Tartan Day is a Scottish heritage celebration on 6 April.
Clan Ross AGM and Gathering Friday 17th to Sunday 19th – 2024,
At The Hotel Nelson - With Flames on 40 Restaurant
International Tartan Day is held on the 1st.
Bagpipe Appreciation Day 27th
The Auckland Highland Games next event TBA.
Hororata Highland Games Christchurch, Canterbury 9th November 2024
Jenny Mair Highland Square Day Sat 9th Dec 2023 Palmerston North
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 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 competing at the 2021 New Zealand Pipe Band Championships.