Throughout the year a number of Highland Games, Ceilidhs, Pipe Band Competitions, and other Scottish cultural gatherings and events take place around New Zealand.
Some of these events have been running for decades (and, in some cases, hundreds of years) and are rich with history and tradition.
This list acts as a guide to anyone interested in attending these events. If you need more information about any event in particular, please refer to the details provided in the website/contact box.
If you are organising an event, or know of one that you think should be on here, please don't hesitate to contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know.
|City of Auckland Pipe Band Ceilidh||8 September 2018||Titirangi War Memorial Hall, Titirangi||Click here for more details.|
|Scottish Clans Association Dinner||15 September 2018||The Quality Hotel, Parnell||Click here for more details.|
|Papakura Pipe Band Whisky Tasting Evening||21 September 2018||Glengarry Wines Victoria Park, Auckland||Click here for more details.|
|Sing Me a Song - the Robert Louise Stevenson Project||23 September 2018||Auckland Irish Club, Mt Albert||Click here for more details.|
|Auckland Mini-Band Contest||6 October 2018||Murphy's Law Irish Bar, Drury||Click here for more details.|
|"The Groove is Not Trivial" - Movie Screening||14 October 2018||Bridgeway Theatre, Northcote|
|"The Groove is Not Trivial" - Movie Screening||16 October 2018||Celtic Barn, Waipu||Click here for more information.|
|Contest at the Gardens||3 November 2018||Hamilton Gardens, Hamilton|
|Hororata Highland Games||10 November 2018||Hororata Domain, Cantebury||Visit the Hororata Highland Games website for more details.|
|Auckland Highland Games||17 November 2018||Ellerslie Event Centre, Auckland||Click herefor more information.|
|Christchurch Casino Highland Square Day||1 December 2018||Ilam Homestead, Christchurch|
|Jenny Mair Highland Square Day||8 December 2018||The Square, Palmerston North||Visit the Jenny Mair Highland Square Day website for more details.|
|148th Waipu Highland Games||1 January 2019||Caledonian Park, Waipu||Visit the Waipu Highland Games website for more details|
|155th Turakina Highland Games||26 January 2019||Turakina Domain, Turakina||Visit the Turakina Highland Games website for more details.|
|26th Paeroa Highland Games and Tattoo||9 February 2019||Paeroa Domain, Paeroa||Visit the Paeroa Highland Games websitefor more details.|
|Octagonal Day||16 February 2019||The Octagon, Dunedin|
|Canterbury Centre Contest (1)||9 March 2019||Innovation Park, Templeton, Christchurch||Email email@example.com for more details.|
|Canterbury Centre Contest (2)||10 March 2019||Dean's Bush, Riccarton, Christchurch||Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.|
|Central North Island Contest||16 March 2019||Rotorua|
2019 NZ Pipe Band Championships
|29-30 March 2019||Otago University Oval, Dunedin||For details see here|
|Easter Highland Games, Hawkes Bay||20-21 April 2019||Lindisfarne College, Hastings||See here for more details.|