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EVENTS iN'AUCKLANfr V AUCKLAND, February 15.. The Exhibition band contest concluded on Saturday. The following are the results:— „ Quickstep March, A Grade. Waihi Federal, 268_ points, 1. . Palmerston North, 262_ ,points, 2. Third Auckland Regimental, 262 1 points, 3. The other bands were placed in the following order:—Auckland Garrison 260., Kaikorai 256,}, Queen Alexandra's Own 251_, South Canterbury 251, Wanganui Garrison 250, Wellington City 249., St. Kilda 248, Wellington Tramway 244., Gisborne City 234..' . Quickstep March, B Grade. Invercargill-Hibernian, 258 points, 1. Sixteenth Waikato Regimental, 249 _ points. 2. Eleventh Royal Taranaki, 248| points 3. The other bands were*' placed as follows :—Onehunga 242| points, Marton Royal 239_,Whangarei 235., Wellington Waterside Workers 221_, Napier 218, Hawera Municipal 214J, Dargaville 214. ■;•.' •■-.-. y ;

Drums Soio, Contest. A. E. Price (16th Waikato Regimental), 86 points, gold medal, 1.

J. .Blackwood (2nd South Canterbury Regimental), 85 points, silver medal, 2. The massed bands wound up the afternoon by playing the " Imperator " .inarch and the; National Anthem. Shields for Aggregates. The aggregates were compfited with the following results:— '. .; The Besson challenge shield for the highest aggregate points in selections and for music in the quickstep, competition, formerly held by Waihi,'' was won by the Second South Canterbury 'Regimental with 313 4-5 points'. J. The next highest were:—Auckland Regi-1 metal 312 1-5, Wanganui ..Garrison 1311, Kaikorai 311, St. Kilda 310 2-5, ' Wellington City 308 2-5, Wellington Tramways: 307 4-5, Wanganui Alexandra's 307.. The Hawkes Challenge Shield for the highest aggregate marks including the A grade test selections and quickstep competition was won by the Auckland Regimental with, 555J-. ; . The next highest .were—Second South Canterbury 546, Waihi 543 A, Waneanui Garrison .543.; Wanganui Alexandra's. 540_. The Boosey Shield for the highest marks in both selections for B grade was won by the;ii lvercar p ; in Hibernian with 314 2-5. The next highest were— Onehunga 307 4-5, Whangarei 307 3-5, .Marton 300 3-5. The conductor of the Hibernian (Mr Wills) receives a silver-mounted baton from the Contest Committee.

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BAND CONTEST., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8795, 16 February 1914

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BAND CONTEST. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8795, 16 February 1914