Turakina Caledonian Society Inc. - Est. 1864
The first 'Turakina Highland Games' were held 1864 and are New Zealand's oldest on-land sporting event.
- To further the art in all aspects of Solo Bagpipe playing, Highland and National Dancing, and Pipe Band Contests through an annual National Caledonian Sports gathering to be held in Turakina.
- To promote and encourage Celtic culture and development of strength, speed and skill in traditional Highland events for all age groups.
- At the foresaid annual Caledonian Sports.
- To actively encourage and promote other aspects of Scottish culture within the community.