Welcome to the website of the Wellington Red Hackle Pipe Band
The band is a fully incorporated registered charity details of which can be found here www.charities.govt.nz
(registration number CC49536).
We are a Grade 2 and Grade 4 Pipe Band based in
Tawa, just a few kilometres north of Wellington who practise out of the
Tawa Pipe Band Hall at the Redwood Train Station
, Tawa every Tuesday night from 6.30pm.
The band is led by P/M Davey Welsh and D/S Trina Berry.
The Band have gone from strength to strength in recent years, moving from Grade 4B to Grade 2 within 5 years. We placed first at the most recent 2016 National Championships in Grade 3 and came away as the champion drum corp for the second year running.
We have also now started a Grade 4 band who finished 5th in their first ever year of competing.
are certainly a band on the rise with a continued thirst for success,whilst maintaining a quality learning and development
structure. So please don't hesitate to contact us
if you want to come and share in this success and play some great
Our learner program for enthusiastic young pipers is run
by Dave Sutherland (Ex Manawatu Scottish and current Hackle stalwart), Gavin Sinclair the bands Pipe Sergeant and P/M Davey Welsh. For drumming we are extremely lucky to have the services of Angus Crowe (NZ Police Lead drummer).
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