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Youth Pipe Band at Napier Central School

The NZ Foundation Youth Pipe Band visited Napier Central School on Friday 15 April and presented their music to the children.  The youngsters at the school were invited to ‘have a go’ and there was much enthusiasm for this as these photos show.

The band assembles ready to perform
The band assembles ready to perform

Sam tells the children about the pipes and drums
Sam tells the children about the pipes and drums

A keen bass drummer
A keen bass drummer
Trying the pipes
Trying the pipes

The tenor drummers are always good to watch
The tenor drummers are always good to watch

One of the teachers, Mr Schulberg, plays the drums.
One of the teachers, Mr Schulberg, plays the drums.

Youth Pipe Band at Taradale Primary School

The NZ Foundation Youth Pipe Band visited Taradale Primary School on Friday 15 April and presented their music to the children. The youngsters at the school were invited to ‘have a go’ and there was much enthusiasm for this as these photos show.

Callum demonstrates his mace flourishing skills
Callum demonstrates his mace flourishing skills

A toss of the mace high into the air enthralls the children
A toss of the mace high into the air enthralls the children

Callum with a group who wanted his autograph
Callum with a group who wanted his autograph

Young Michael from the Napier PB shows his drumming skills
Young Michael from the Napier PB shows his drumming skills

The band plays for the children
The band plays for the children

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The children enjoyed the music of the band

Youth Pipe Band at Port Ahuriri School

The NZ Foundation Youth Pipe Band visited Port Ahuriri School on Friday 15 April and presented their music to the children.  Links with pipe bands and Ahuriri go back several generations with many of us recalling the days of the Port Ahuriri Pipe Band.  The youngsters at the school were invited to ‘have a go’ and there was much enthusiasm for this as these photos show.

The band playing for the children
The band playing for the children

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Sam explains what the band does

Having a go on the drums
Having a go on the drums

This young man was keen to try his hand at mace flourishing
This young man was keen to try his hand at mace flourishing

Getting down and close with bagpipes
Getting down and close with bagpipes

Marching out from the school
Marching out from the school

The Drum Major signals the end of the performance
The Drum Major signals the end of the performance

Youth Pipe Band at Greenmeadows School

The NZ Foundation Youth Pipe Band visited Greenmeadows School on Friday 15 April and presented their music to the children. They also invited the youngsters to ‘have a go’ and there was much enthusiasm for this as these photos show.

The Youth Band entertains with their music
The Youth Band entertains with their music

The children lining up to have a go
The children lining up to have a go

Tryiing the bagpipes
Tryiing the bagpipes

Having a go at the drums
Having a go at the drums

Lots of interest from the children
Lots of interest from the children