Stuart is the Pipe Sergeant of the seven times NZ Champion Manawatu Scottish Pipe Band. He holds the Northern Meeting Silver Medal and virtually every NZ solo piping prize. He is a teacher, and senior PDANZ adjudicator.
Shelley was involved in competitive Highland Dancing since age 4. She has held 10 New Zealand Championships and many North, South, and Centre Championships. She is now a qualified NZAHND/PDANZ teacher and adjudicator.