Competition Entries Open - 20 July 2020
Competition Late Entry fees apply from 12pm 30 September 2020
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 21, Thursday 22 and Friday 23 October.
All tickets will go on sale 1 september 2020 or reserve your now by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
|Family Pass||$35.00||2 Adults & up to 3 children under 12yrs|
|Child||$10.00||5 - 12yrs inclusive (Children under 5 Free)|
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 FIVE exciting programmes for this year's A&P Show.
Educational programme for people with special needs
FutureUp: Career focused programme for students
For further information or assistance, give Di Roadley a call on 0274977303 or email email@example.com
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
Trade applications for 2020 New Zealand Royal A&P Show open 1 March 2020
To go on the mailing list please complete this registration
Returning exhibitor? You can secure last years location or discuss your preferential booking NOW!
Contact Mel Blackmore to make an enquiry 021 703 991
2019 entries below
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
(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)
Best of the Bay: To print entry forms click here
View our 2019 Cattle Biosecurity Policy 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)
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)
(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)
(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)
To enter the Pork Lords Pig Section contact Ben
(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)
enter off Kenilworth Road, far end by Railwaylines GATE 1
continue through Gate 17A for map click here
To Print a Terrier Racing Entry form
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.
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!
Head along and follow our Hawke's Bay Show Facebook page for the latest updates.
|Family Pass||$45.00||2 Adults & up to 3 children under 12yrs|
|Child||$10.00||5 - 12yrs inclusive (Children under 5 Free)|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
If you are interested in volunteering at the Royal A&P Show New Zealand please contact our Show team.
Ph: 06 878 3123
or email us: