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The Royal A & P Show

The Royal A & P Show

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  • Fri 6 Dec ’13, 8:00am – 6:00pm
  • Sat 7 Dec ’13, 8:00am – 6:00pm
  • Sun 8 Dec ’13, 8:00am – 6:00pm


Manfeild, South Street, Feilding


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Adult: $16.00
  • Child (5 - 12 years): $8.00
  • Under 5: $0.00
  • Senior Citizen: $10.00
  • Student (with ID): $10.00
  • Family 2 Adults and 3 Children under 19: $45.00


Royal Show

Don't miss one of New Zealand’s greatest annual agricultural events. Three days of competition, entertainment, trade exhibitions and pure fun will see over 25,000 people from all over the country through the gates of Manfeild park.

Gourmet food and beverages, show specials from the trade stands and exhilarating rides and sideshow activities will compliment the abundance of livestock and rural competitions that merge town and country, bringing people from far and wide to the Royal Show.

This is a national event showcasing the brilliance of the New Zealand agricultural sector. The Manawatu Royal Show will combine elite agricultural competition with entertainment and commercial exhibition.

Toyota Entertainment Hub:
A massive line up of entertainment awaits featuring iconic Kiwi acts The Topp Twins, The Warratahs, Billy TK and NZs recently formed boy band Titanium along with a stage jam packed full of local acts from the Feilding High School Kapa Haka, Rose City Rock & Roll Club, Lytton St School Choir, dance troupes and Acrofit Aerial Display.
Where: Toyota Entertainment Hub.
When: 7pm Saturday 7th and 7pm Sunday 8th.

Carnival Sideshows:
All the fun of the fair with traditional sideshows rides and activities from the Ferris wheel, to go karts to laughing clowns and shooting allies and bouncy castles.
When: For the duration of the show.

The Grand Parade:
A showcase parade of all led animals exhibited at the Royal A and P Show.
Where: No.1 Lawn.
When: 2.30pm, Saturday 7th.

A huge line up of equestrian competitors will take to the field in a range of events including show jumping, dressage, in hand classes and miniature ponies.
Where: Arena 1 (indoors), Pub Charity Crusher Dust Arenas 2, 3 & 5, grass arena 4, 6, 7, & 8, ring 1, 2 , 3, 4 & 5.
When: Throughout the show.

Rough Riders Equestrian Stunt Team:
As their name suggests this is a team of extremely skilled riders that do more than just sit in the saddle.
Where: Pub Charity Crushers Dust Arena 5.
When: 3.00pm, Sunday 8th.

Andrew Scott – How the Horse Thinks:
Andrew Scott is an equestrian World Championship gold medalist and highly recognised equestrian coach.
Where: Pub Charity Crusher Dust Arena 2.
When: 5.30pm, Thursday 5th.

Farmlands Farmworld & Schools Programme
On Friday the Royal A and P Show New Zealand welcomes schools to the event. The schools programme provides the opportunity to interact with different sections of the show as well as exposing children to different aspects of rural life. The area is being run in conjunction with an animal nursery, balloon artist and face painting which continues on the Saturday and Sunday.
Where: Farmlands Farmworld Area.
When: 9am – 3pm, Friday 6th (Schools Programme Friday only).
9am – 4pm, Saturday and Sunday Farmlands Farmworld.

Bull Riding:
An adrenalin fuelled spectator sport sure to keep the audience enthralled and on the edge of their seats. Includes calf and sheep riding.
Where: Arena 1 (indoors).
When: 2.00pm, Sunday 8th.

The sheep pavilion hosts a varied programme of events including breed judging and a spring lamb hoof and hook competition.
Where: Sheep Pavilion.
When: 9am Friday 6th, 9am Saturday 7th and 8.15am Sunday 8th.

The country’s top beef farmers will be exhibiting beef cattle to vie for prestigious Royal Show titles. Entries have been received from the length and breadth of the country. Culminating with cattle parade at 4pm.
Where: Beef Rings.
When: 9am Friday 6th and 9am Saturday 7th.

New Zealand’s top dairy farmers (from across the entire country) have entered dairy cattle and will all be vying for the prestigious titles
Where: Dairy Rings.
When: 9am Friday 6th and 9am Saturday 7th.

Shearing and Woolhandling:
Some of New Zealand’s finest athletes are shearers and woolhandlers.
Where: Shearing Pavilion.
When: 7pm Saturday 7th and 8.15am Sunday 8th (woolhandling and machine shearing).

Axeman Competition:
Axes will swing, muscles will flex and wood chips will fly.
Where: Kiwi Axeman Lawn.
When: 9am Saturday 7th.

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