Wed 15 - Day 1 Timetable

Wed 15 - Day 1 Timetable

Day 1 Timetable of Activities

The first day of the 2023 New Zealand Agricultural Show is jam packed with displays galore, amazing trade sites and even better A&P competitions!

With over 3,000 competitions this year, this is a daily snap shot of when and where some of the key showing or entertainment activities are. If you'd like more information on a particular competition or showing area, please reach out to that specific committee.

Downloadable Timetable coming soon.



Amusement Rides & Games Side Show Alley
Canterbury Historical Machinery Club Grigg Avenue
Cattle Judging - All Breeds Robsons Cattle Lawn
Colouring In Competition AgriVantage Site on Leaders Lane
EnduroCross - Open Practice EnduroCross Arena
Equestrian Programme Isaac Arena 1, Isaac Construction Premier Ring, Equestrian & Farriers Competition (RDA Building), The Common
Farriers – Canterbury National Shoeing Competitions Equestrian & Farriers Competition (RDA Building)
Hazlett City Farmyard Hazlett City Farmyard
Hazlett Discovery Trail Various Locations
Home & Lifestyle Demonstrations LifespaceHQ Home & Garden Courtyard
Livestock Judging Robsons Dairy Cattle Marquee, Robsons Cattle Lawn, PGG Livestock Pavilion
Mighty Mix Sheep Dog Trails Mighty Mix Dog Trials Arena
Rare Breeds Display Corner Grigg Avenue & Abbott Street
Sheep Judging PGG Livestock Pavilion
Sheep Maternity Ward Northcote Drive
Speights Baa Baa Bar Entertainment Zone
Vintage Machinery Display Grigg Avenue
Woodchopping STIHL Woodchopping Arena
Wool Handling Display Wool Zone (PGG Livestock Pavilion)
Wool Zone PGG Livestock Pavilion
World War 2 Display Grigg Avenue



9.00 am Mihi Whakatau Show Saviours Garden
9.30 am Mihi Whakatau Kai Bayleys Members' Marquee
10.00 am FreeStyle Kings x EnduroCross Display EnduroCross Arena
  Kids Shearing Wool Zone (PGG Livestock) Pavilion
  Circus Workshop with Freya Nestlé Family Lawn
10.30 am Supreme Champion in Hand Pony Isaac Construction Premier Ring
  Supreme Champion in Hand Clydesdale Isaac Construction Premier Ring – South Side
  Agri Futures Clash of the Colleges Clash of the Colleges Lawn
10.45 am Music with Michal Nestlé Family Stage
11.15 am Poultry Supreme PGG Livestock Pavilion
  In hand - Horse Isaac Construction Premier Ring
11.30 am Dairy Championships - Young stock Robsons Cattle Lawn
  Christmas Cake Supreme Champion Fashion Pavilion
  Danni Waiata (Funk & Disorderly) Nestlé Family Stage
11.45 am Hunter Jumping Isaac Construction Premier Ring
12.00 pm Musician Kevin Frewer & Celine Bayleys Members' Marquee
  Pedalmania Zone B/BBQ Comp Zone
  NZ Hubei Economy Trade Culture Association Nestlé Village Green Main Stage
  Circus Workshop with Freya Nestlé Family Lawn
12.30 pm Carter's Tyers Children's Tyer Race Northcote Lane
  Duck Herding Mighty Mix Dog Trials Arena
12.45 pm LeMaota Performances Nestlé Village Green Main Stage
1.00 pm NZ Hubei Economy Trade Culture Association Nestlé Family Stage
1.30 pm Abi Chessum Nestlé Village Green Main Stage
1.45 pm Music with Michal Nestlé Family Stage
2.00 pm Supreme Award In Hand Horse - All Breeds Isaac Construction Premier Ring
2.15 pm Equestrian Parade Isaac Construction Premier Ring
2.30 pm Supreme Boer Goat Presentation PGG Livestock Pavilion
  Sport Suzie Nestlé Family Stage
2.45 pm Machinery Parade Isaac Construction Premier Ring
3.00 pm Axemen’s Competition STIHL Woodchopping Arena
  Funk & Disorderly Trio Nestlé Village Green Main Stage
3.15 pm Abi Chessum Nestlé Family Stage
5.00 pm Lady Isaac Award; Beef Stock Judging – Youth Robsons Cattle Lawn
5.30 pm Speights Baa Baa Bar closes Entertainment Zone


Please note: The Timetable is an approximate guide only and is likely to change. Please keep an eye on this page or our social media for changes.