Fifty pipe bands converged on Invercargill on Friday and Saturday last week for the 2020 New Zealand Pipe Band Championships.
Among the 14 bands competing in grade 4B were the Alexandra & Districts Pipe Band and the Queenstown & Southern Lakes Highland Pipe Band.
The winners were: Grade 1. Canterbury Caledonian Society Pipe Band. Grade 2: ILT City of Invercargill Highland Pipe Band. Grade 3: Manawatu Scottish No 2. Grade 4a: Hokonui Celtic Pipe Band. Grade 4b: City of Rotorua Highland Pipe Band. Juvenile: ILT City of Invercargill Juvenile A.