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Hawke's Bay A&P Show

Hawke's Bay A&P Society are extremely proud to bring you the very best celebration of all things rural!  Back to our original best over two days Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd October 2020.

A global pandemic can't hold back the best show in the country which 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, goats, poultry and so much more! We are putting together a fabulously entertaining show for you, so come along and join the fun.  Mahons Amusements are back with their exhilarating rides and carnival, your favourite friends from Animal World are waiting to see you and of course the shopping, shopping, shopping!

 

   

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 the week before the show (Hawke's Bay today subscribers only) and we will have copies at the gate!

The Hawke's Bay A & P Show is run over a packed two days - Thursday 22 and Friday 23 October.

Skip the lines and BUY YOUR TICKETS EARLY!

All tickets will go on sale 1 september 2020 or reserve your now by emailing events@showgroundshb.co.nz

CONTACT US

 

 

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.

We are very excited to bring you a full Primary school Programme.  This is available for all students, with the At Show Programme scheduled for THURSDAY 22 OCTOBER

Educational programme for people with special needs 

  •  Special Education Programme Details and entry form to be updated shortly

Primary School Rural Education Programme 

  •  Details and Entry Forms to be updated shortly

Secondary Schools programme

In response to schools telling us they aren't able to release students for additional time away from school post Covid19, the Future Up programme has been put on hold for 2020.  If you would like to register for 2021 please contact events@showgroundshb.co.nz

  • Design Make and Model post-Covid19 Edition

 

For further information or assistance, give Di Roadley a call on 0274977303 or email events@showgroundshb.co.nz

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 30,000 visitors through our gates and the event team are working on several new initiatives to grow that number to record highs in 2020!  Complete your application to be part of the success story that is the Hawke's Bay A&P Show

As a direct result of Covid19 the Trade layout and T&C have been adjusted.  If you had applied before 15 June you will be required to update your application.

Trade applications for 2020 New Zealand Royal A&P Show open 1 March 2020

Complete your online application here

2020 Online application

trades@hawkesbayshow.co.nz

Unable to download?  Please contact our trade manager directly 

Returning exhibitor? You can secure last years location or discuss your preferential booking NOW!  

Contact Trade Manager to make an enquiry 06 878 3123 ext 204. 

 

Competition ENTRIES

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

To contact the entries team click here:

entries@hawkesbayshow.co.nz

Entries for all competitions will open 

1 AUGUST 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

2019 entries below

 

Click Here

for map of Equestrian DAY PARKING , Harness and Mini horse competitions click here

 

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 **

For the Wednesday draw click here

FOR THE THURSDAY DRAW CLICK HERE

  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

 

Click here for arena Map

enter off Kenilworth Road, far end by Railwaylines GATE 1

continue through Gate 17A  for map click here

 

 

                                                                                                    

All Wool shed entry forms CLICK HERE

 

To Print a Terrier Racing Entry form  

click here      

Information 


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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WELCOME

The Hawke's Bay A&P Show is a fabulously fun family 2-day event, with animals, competitions and all your favourite features including quality shopping, Animal World, Mahons Carnival and MORE!

A great day in the country delivered to you in town! 

Come along with your family and friends and enjoy the wonderful experience that is The Hawke's Bay A&P Show!

WHAT'S ON!!!

CLICK HERE for our 2019 three day SHOW PROGRAMME

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

2019 SHOW ENTRY

     
Adult $15.00  
Child $8.00 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 4 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 Hawke's Bay A&P Show New Zealand features competitions including Dairy Cattle, Dairy Goats, Beef Cattle, Alpaca, Dog Trials, Goats, Home Industries, Shearing, Sheep and Fleece Wool competitions. 
    Two full days of Equestrian competitions. 

  • Travel and Accommodation

    Free Car Parking – There is plenty of free car parking available at the Tomoana Showgrounds. Enter via Gate 3 off Kenilworth Rd. 

    VIP Parking -  Members have access to special VIP parking close to the main entry Gate B in the shade of the Waikoko Gardens.

    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 100 Exhibitor sites at this year's Hawke's Bay A&P Show, 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

Hawke's Bay A&P Show
22 - 23 October 2020

Trade space sales Open
1 March 2020

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