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The New Zealand
Agricultural Show
Brought to you by the Canterbury A&P Association
Showing Information
The background details to make sure you have a great time at the show
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Entries for the 2021 Show will open in August.


Confirmation of Entry


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




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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 from the North Island to The Show.

An online booking discount of 35% off Easy Change retail fares, applies for travel between 01-30 November 2021. 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
– 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 and Showjumping draws will be available in early November, all exhibitors will be emailed beforehand.

Measuring Days:


Find further information on our Measuring Day’s page.

For more information contact Stuart Schroeder 03 322 7236.



Become a Canterbury A&P Association member to receive discounts on Show Entries along with other great benefits.

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NAIT Number


The NAIT (National Animal Identification and Tracing) number for Canterbury Agricultural Park is 454698.

For assistance contact Alistair Barnes at NAIT



Horse Section

The Horse Section will have a range of official photographers, these will be announced in the months leading up to the Show.

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 2019 Show were available from AS Capture – AS Capture FB.


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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 $30), 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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