Date of birth
18 October 1952 in Timaru
Gwen and Grant Henderson
Patricia Innes from Aberdeen, Scotland in 1977
Fiona and Faye
- Bluecliffs Primary School
- Timaru Technical College
- Started learning the bagpipes from his father at the age of 5, further tuition from two of New Zealand's leading tutors – Donald Bain and David Boyle
- Competed with great success nationwide, before leaving for Scotland in 1972 as holder of the NZ Championship for Piobaireachd playing.
- Sought after as a judge, performer and master class instructor throughout the world.
Honours and Achievemnts
- Won the world's top Piobaireachd title in 2006.
- Won Glenfiddich World Solo Piping Championship four times.
- Won the Gold Clasp at Inverness six times
- Won Silver Chanter, Dunvegan Castle five times
- Won Bratach Gorm (blue banner) five times
- Won Gillies Cup three times
- Won Marches and Strathspeys and Reels at Oban and Inverness
- Won March and Strathspey and Reel at London five times
- Won Masters Invitational Championship two times