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New Zealand Royal A&P Show - Hosted by Hawkes Bay A&P Society

Hawke's Bay A&P Society are once again the only hosts of  the New Zealand Royal A&P Show.

This is the most significant and important livestock show in the country and brings competitors from all over New Zealand to Hawke's Bay.

The A&P Show is a massive event that truly brings rural life to the city like no other event can!  Providing an opportunity for friends and families to rub shoulders with real farmers who are passionate about their animals, their land and its waterways! The perfect lead into your labour weekend!  Offering a great value day out - the entertainment starts the minute you enter the gates!

The crowds will enjoy hundreds of horses, ponies, sheep, cattle, alpacas, dogs, pigs, poultry and so much more! We welcome the biggest team of Clydesdales traveling from the South Island up for for you to experience the majestic link to days gone by!  as well as the crazy sheep racing, spectacular dog shows and favourites including pop up performers and celebrities such as Bug Man Ruud Kleinpaste! Visitors will meet the New Zealand Axe Men team competing as they build up to the world champs, see shearing legends and agricultural displays, view the dressage, ride the carnival rides and enjoy many more activities!

The BioRich NZ Edible Garden is a must see feature - come and learn - explore- experience and enjoy!     

A full list of what to see and do will be available for download shortly but don't stress we will have it delivered to your door on Thursday 17th October (Hawke's Bay today subscribers only) and we will have copies at the gate!

The Royal A & P Show is run over a packed three days from Wednesday 23, Thursday 24 and Friday 25 October.

Skip the lines and BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW!

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Skip the lines -BUY Your Tickets Now! 

Skip the lines.. Buy online now!

SHOW ENTRY

Family Pass $35.00 2 Adults & up to 3 children under 12yrs
Adult $15.00  
Child $10.00 5 - 12yrs inclusive (Children under 5 Free)
Student $10.00 with ID
Senior $10.00 with ID

Buy your tickets online Click HERE

 

Learning

Growing the knowledge bank of the Agriculture Industry is important to us. The Hawke's Bay A&P Society is committed to engaging with learners of all levels, we do this through a variety of ways and working with key providers.

The Agricultural sector needs people to thrive and grow - the Hawke's Bay A&P Society has an important role to play in fostering a passion for working on the land in our youth and developing career pathways to enable and encourage employment in the Primary Sector.

The team are proud to bring you FOUR exciting programmes for this year's A&P Show.

Educational programme for people with special needs 

Primary School Rural Education Programme pREP

Secondary Schools programme

 

Exhibitor Information

Welcome to the lucrative Trade opportunities at the largest A&P Show in the North Island.

Last year we hosted in excess of 35,000 visitors through our gates and the event team are working on several new initiatives to grow that number to record highs in 2019!  Complete your application to be part of the success story that is the Hawke's Bay A&P Show

Download the 2019 Trade Exhibitor Information guide here

Complete your Application online

Download a printable Application Form once completed email to Mel

Outdoor Trade Layout Map

Indoor Maps Exhibitition Hall

                     AgriFuture Marquee

                   BioRich Edible Garden Maps

2019 Site Pricing guides:      Indoor/Covered        Outdoor 

 

Terms and Conditions 2019
Read about the New Zealand Edible Garden Vision and Concept Here

Contact Mel Blackmore to make an enquiry 021 703 991

 

Competition ENTRIES

Congratulations on choosing to enter the biggest and best A&P show in the country.  As the only hosts of the prestigeous New Zealand Royal A&P Show we look forward to welcoming you to the Tomoana Show Grounds Hawke's Bay for a fabulous competition.

 

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Whilst we are encouraging online entries, you can still print off your entry form and send to us.  

Please note that this service is being provided by Equestrian Entries which is a company name - all stock classes can be entered and paid for very simply by registering on the Equestrian entries site (first time only).  Please use the HELP tap for questions and Vicki will come back to you.  For further assistance please contact Debs and Katie 

Enter online click here 

(Our friends at Equestrian entries are doing this - we know you aren't a horse!  Choose Horses/Exhibits button, next go Add Exibit - enter the Name/ID of your Cattle- Now enter your classes) 

We still welcome your paper entries!

Beef Cattle: To print entry forms click here  3. For the schedule click here

Dairy Cattle: To print entry forms click here  3. For the schedule click here

Stock Judging and Parading: To print entry form click here  3. For the schedule click here

Best of the Bay: To print entry forms click here

View our 2019 Cattle Biosecurity Policy here.

 

Sheep & Fleece - enter online Click here

(Our friends at Equestrian entries are doing this - we know you aren't a horse!  Choose enter button, next choose SHEEP in the Discipline arrowdown- Now enter your classes)

WE STILL WELCOME YOUR PAPER ENTRIES!

** 2. To print entry forms click here  3. For the schedule click here **

 

Export Lamb Competitions: To print entry forms click here

Pet Lamb Competition - Click here


 

           To enter online click here

(Our friends at Equestrian entries are doing this - we know you aren't a horse!  Choose Horses/Exhibits button, next go Add Exibit - enter the Name/ID of your Goat- Now enter your classes)

WE STILL WELCOME YOUR PAPER ENTRIES!

** 2. To print entry forms click here  3. For the schedule click here **

**To print Dog Trials Entry Form 

  For the Schedule Click here **

 

To enter online click here.  

(Our friends at Equestrian entries are doing this - we know you aren't a horse!  Choose enter button, next choose Handmade in the Discipline arrowdown- Now enter your classes)

WE STILL WELCOME YOUR PAPER ENTRIES!

2. To print entry forms click here  3. For the schedule click here

 

To enter online click here

(Our friends at Equestrian entries are doing this - we know you aren't a horse!  Choose Horses/Exhibits button, next go Add Exibit - enter the Name/ID of your Pig- Now enter your classes)

WE STILL WELCOME YOUR PAPER ENTRIES!

2. To print entry forms click here   3. For the schedule click here

To enter the Pork Lords Pig Section contact Ben

To enter online click here.  

(Our friends at Equestrian entries are doing this - we know you aren't a horse!  Choose enter button, next choose Poultry in the Discipline arrowdown- Now enter your classes)

wE STILL WELCOME YOUR PAPER ENTRIES!

** 2.To print entry forms click here  3. For the schedule click here **

 

                            

1.To print entry forms Click here     

2. For the Schedule click here

The schedule is being updated & available tomorrow Monday 9/9/2019

we apologise for the delay- lets get it right!

 

 

                                                                                                    

All Wool shed entry forms CLICK HERE

 

To Print a Terrier Racing Entry form  

click here      

Information & Entry Form  


For our general conditions of entry

please click here

**To contact the entries team CLICK HERE

                

 

Sponsors

The Royal A&P Show New Zealand has a family of dedicated partners and sponsors, some which have been with the Hawke's Bay A&P Society for a number of years. They continue to support the Show each year in various ways and the Hawke’s Bay A&P Society is incredibly grateful for that support.  We are delighted to also welcome a number of new sponsors to the family for the Royal A&P Show New Zealand. 

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BioRich NZ Edible Garden Show

Come see us at the BioRich NZ Edible Garden show!  Are you passionate about healthy Food? About Growing your own food?  About nutrician and wellness? and living sustainably?

So are we!

A “must attend” event celebrating all aspects of edible gardens from garden to table.

A garden vibe in the heart of the fun chaos that is the Royal A&P show!  We will be hosting experts with talks and demonstrations;- cooking! gardening! living well! Yoga! ketchaPucha! reducing your environmental footprint! And more!

This event is for everyone from seasoned gardeners to complete novices, enthusiastic cooks, lifestylers, families, youth and anyone who wants to embrace a healthier and sustainable way of living. 

 

WELCOME

The Royal A&P Show New Zealand is the biggest and best A&P Show in New Zealand, with more animals, more competition arenas and all your favourite features including quality shopping, Animal World, Mahons Carnival and MORE!

A great value fun filled family day out! 

Come along with your family and friends and enjoy the wonderful experience that is The Royal A&P Show!

SHOW INFORMATION
Head along and follow our Hawke's Bay Show Facebook page for the latest updates. 

SHOW ENTRY

Family Pass $35.00 2 Adults & up to 3 children under 12yrs
Adult $15.00  
Child $10.00 5 - 12yrs inclusive (Children under 5 Free)
Student $10.00 with ID
Senior $10.00 with ID

Buy your tickets online Click HERE

  • Essential Information

    Public Entry into the Show is via:
    Gate 3 off Kenilworth Road
    Gate 5 off Karamu Road
    Gate 12 off Elwood Road -  Friday only
    All gates open at 8.30am, there is no entry after 4pm.

    Toilets
    There are several bathroom facilities available around the Show, in the Showgrounds permanent facilities or temporary facilities. Disabled toilets are located in the toilet block behind our Grandstand.
    Baby changing facilities are available in the YMCA tent beside the Exhibition Hall. 

    Lost Children 
    Please direct your children to use the YMCA tent beside the Exhibition Hall if they are lost. Our Show MC will make public announcements when they have lost children in the tent. 

  • Parking

    There are plenty of free public car parks available at the Show. 
    • Main Public Car Parks are located off Bennett Road (Friday Only) or Kenilworth Road.
    • Member's Car Parking is available off Karamu Road.
    • Disability Car Park is located off Kenilworth Road, by Gate 2a. Trades Car Park is off Kenilworth Road Gate 1
    • Equestrian Competitors, entry off Elwood Road, Gate 7. 
    • Stock competitors, entry off Elwood Road, Gate 13. 
  • EFTPOS

    ANZ EFTPOS container located at the Show behind the Grandstand. The container has three ATM machines.
    All public entry gates have EFTPOS. 
  • Food and Drink

    Food options are available at the Show. You are more than welcome to bring along a picnic to enjoy with your family inside the Show or in the car park. No alcohol is permitted to be brought into the Show. 
  • Royal A&P Show Features

    The Royal A&P Show New Zealand features more competitions including Dairy Cattle, Dairy Goats, Beef Cattle, Alpaca, Dog Trials, Home Industries, Shearing, Sheep and Fleece Wool competitions. 
    Three days of Equestrian competitions. 

  • Travel and Accommodation

    Free Car Parking – There is plenty of free car parking available at the Royal A&P Show New Zealand. 

    VIP Parking -  Members have access to special VIP parking close to the main entry Gate B in the shade of the Waikoko Gardens, non members can purchase VIP parking at the gate.

    Accommodation - There are plenty of motels located in close proximity to the Showgrounds on Karamu Road. 

    We recommend you Visit Hastings or Visit Napier website for more information. 

  • Lost property

    Please visit our information Kiosk, behind the Grandstand during the Show if you lose items while at the Show. 
  • Shopping

    With over 200 Exhibitor sites at this year's Royal A&P Show New Zealand so there really is something for everyone. 

    The Mall - indoor trade sites selling everything from balloons, to health products and kitchen utensils. 

    Bay Lifestyle -  the Bay Lifestyle marquee will be filled with high end products and services. 

    Lifestyle - the centre area of our Trades is filled with all sorts of goodies - clothing, jewellery, accessories, home and lifestyle products. 

    Rural Trades - Stock trucks, farming equipment, tractors, chainsaws, vehicles, and plenty of agricultural minded products and services. 

    Agribusiness Hub - A range professional services with a rural focus. 


 

Contact

The success of our Show over the last 155 years is due to the people. We have a large group of Members and friends of the Society who assist our core staff each year to deliver a top quality experience for our competitors and visitors. 
Below are details for the various contacts across Hawke’s Bay Show, who are only too happy to assist you. 
Showgrounds Hawkes Bay Tomoana  06 878 3123 

VOLUNTEERING 
If you are interested in volunteering at the Royal A&P Show New Zealand please contact our Show team.

Contact us

Ph: 06 878 3123

or email us:

The Trade Manager

The Event Manager

Account enquires

Volunteer

Become a Sponsor

 

 

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key dates

Royal A&P Show New Zealand
23 - 24 - 25 October 2019


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