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Exhibiting Info The New Zealand
Agricultural Show
Brought to you by the Canterbury A&P Association
Showing Information
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Click here for the 2018 Horse & Pony Catalogue

Click here for the 2018 Livestock Catalogue.

Confirmation of Entry


Confirmation of entries showing all details of your entry plus tickets/parking passes will be posted following data processing (mid-October).



Entries for the 2018 Show are now closed.

Schedule Of Classes: Full document 



Click here for the 2018 Schedule Of Classes:


Schedule Of Classes Sections: 


Horse, AlpacaCattle, Dog, Goat, Pig, Poultry, Sheep, Vintage MachineryWool, Youth Show,


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Concessions and discounts for Travelling Exhibitors


To encourage participation and ensure the New Zealand Agricultural Show is a truly national event, we offer discounts and subsidies to exhibitors travelling long distances to The Show.

A discount of 35% off Easy Change retail fares applies for travel 01-30 November 2018 for online bookings. This applies to vehicles, trailers etc. not exceeding 3,500kgs laden.

Booking conditions and instructions for attendees are:
– Each reservation must be made direct with Interislander online at www.interislander.co.nz
– Simply insert the Promo code “XCAP1”on the “Payment details” page and click on “enter” and this will apply the discount.
– Space is subject to availability at the time of the booking request.
– The normal conditions of the above fare types apply e.g. Easy Change is 100% refundable.
– Bookings made through the Interislander are at regular rates.
– Confirmation of entry to the New Zealand Agricultural Show  is required on check in at the terminal to avoid being charged full fare.
– Bookings for vehicles over 3.5 tonne are to be booked through Commercial
Vehicles 0800 660-670.



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Horse Information


Dressage draws will be available in early November.

Measuring Days:


For further information, click here.

For more information contact Stuart Schroeder 03 322 7236.



Become a member of the Canterbury A&P Association to receive discounts on Show Entries along with other great benefits. Click here for more information.

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NAIT Number


The NAIT national number for Canterbury Agricultural Park is 454698. For assistance contact Alistair Barnes at NAIT  alistair.barnes@nait.co.nz.



Horse Section

Competitor photos from the 2017 Show were available for purchase from the following sites, after the Show:

Jane Thompson – Website
Annie Studholme – Website
Michelle Clarke – Website
Elise Ford – Website
Sophie Simson – Website

Please support our official photographers!

Please note: un-official photographers are not permitted to sell photos to competitors under any circumstances.

Shearing Section

Competitor photos from the 2017 Show were available from The Flatmates Art Company – theflatmatesartcompany@xtra.co.nz.


All other 2017 Show photos were available to purchase from Tony Stewart at Photoshots – Website – Facebook Page.


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Royal Agricultural Society (RAS)


The RAS has a ‘News/Discussion Paper’ feed on the home page of the website.

Show Tickets & Parking Passes


Each exhibitor will be issued an allocation of ticket/s and parking pass/es for entry to the New Zealand Agricultural Show. The allocation will be included on the summary of entry form. Exhibitors can pre-purchase additional discounted day tickets for $13 per day (gate price $27), up to a limit of six. Discounted tickets must be purchased prior to the Show. Additional parking passes must be applied for in writing prior to the Show.

Showgrounds Layout


Please thoroughly read the instructions on your parking pass to ensure that you do not encounter problems when entering the Showgrounds. Parking Passes and travel directions will be sent with your Show tickets in October. It is recommended that you allow additional time to enter the Showgrounds. Please take the time to read the information supplied to familiarise yourself with the revised layout.

Summary of Entries


Please note that a summary of entry form must be completed for each entry.

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