Story: Brass and pipe bands

Waitaki District Schools' Pipe Band, 2009

Waitaki District Schools' Pipe Band, 2009

The Waitaki District Schools' Pipe Band takes part in the Grand Street Parade of the Ōamaru Victorian Heritage Celebrations in November 2009. Pipe bands have become a standard feature of public events in New Zealand, including street parades, A & P (agricultural and pastoral) shows and Anzac Day ceremonies.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 23 November 2009, p. 17
Photograph by Craig Baxter

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Peter Clayworth, 'Brass and pipe bands - Pipe bands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 January 2020)

Story by Peter Clayworth, published 22 Oct 2014