Story: City images

Dunedin pipe band (1st of 2)

Dunedin was settled by Scots and was soon known as New Zealand’s Scottish city. This image continued to resonate in the 20th century. Here the Dunedin Ladies’ Scottish Pipe Band march past the city’s medical school in 1947. Listen to David Eggleton evoke the city’s Scottish heritage in his poem.

Traditional Scottish folk tune arranged and performed by Jay Clarkson on Versifier, Yelloweye records, 2003.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: Evening Star, 9 March 1957, p. 1

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Ben Schrader, 'City images - Four main centres', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/music/25316/dunedin-pipe-band (accessed 20 January 2022)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 11 Mar 2010