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Young Auctioneers to Battle It Out at Canterbury A&P Show

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 12:04 pm | Canterbury A and P Show

Young Auctioneers are being urged to enter the Heartland Bank Young Auctioneers Competition at the Canterbury A&P Show this year, and with a trip to the Sydney Royal Easter Show up for grabs, the stakes are high. More >>

Entries open for New Zealand’s largest A&P Show

Friday, 18 July 2014, 10:36 am | Canterbury A and P Show

Show organisers for the 2014 Canterbury A&P Show are calling upon showing enthusiasts from throughout New Zealand to send in their entries and compete in the country’s largest Agricultural and Pastoral Show. More >>

Trade exhibition demand puts pressure on Show

Thursday, 19 June 2014, 12:58 pm | Canterbury A and P Show

After five years of continued growth the trade exhibition space at the Canterbury A&P Show is putting pressure on the Canterbury A&P Association to push out the fence line and expand the boundaries of the Show. More >>

Lawyer takes on President role in rural Association

Tuesday, 29 April 2014, 10:46 am | Canterbury A and P Show

Christchurch lawyer Richard Parkes was elected President of the Canterbury A&P Association, at the 2014 Annual General Meeting held at Langdale Vineyard Restaurant last week. Richard will be leading the Association into its 152nd year, thought to ... More >>

New Zealand’s best lamb

Thursday, 21 November 2013, 5:24 pm | Canterbury A and P Show

Canterbury farmer Mike Ryan has taken out the 2013 Mint Lamb Competition, producing the country’s best lamb from paddock to plate. More >>

It’s a wrap!

Friday, 15 November 2013, 4:46 pm | Canterbury A and P Show

The horses are being rested, cattle loaded onto stock trucks and sheep piled in trailers as Canterbury says farewell to the 151st Canterbury A&P Show. Canterbury was hit with Show fever today as crowds flocked to the final day of the region’s most loved ... More >>

Friday at the Show

Friday, 15 November 2013, 12:41 pm | Canterbury A and P Show

It is as Canterbury as red and black, Canterbury Anniversary Day or Showday as it is known throughout the region is people’s day at the Canterbury A&P Show. The official holiday for the anniversary day of the province was shifted from 16 December ... More >>

Thursday at the Show - Canterbury A&P Show

Thursday, 14 November 2013, 1:10 pm | Canterbury A and P Show

Its day two of Canterbury’s much loved event, the Canterbury A&P Show. Day two highlights below. More >>

Canterbury A&P Show starts today

Wednesday, 13 November 2013, 2:32 pm | Canterbury A and P Show

There is something for everyone, with the family fun of the Canterbury A&P Show and the glamour of the races, as two of New Zealand Cup and Show Week’s most popular events get underway today. More >>

Wednesday at the Show - Chch A & P Show

Wednesday, 13 November 2013, 1:05 pm | Canterbury A and P Show

The competitive action in the Shearing Pavilion kicks off on Thursday with Woolhandling followed by Machine and Blade Shearing on Friday. Wednesday’s programme includes all day shearing demonstrations with children encouraged to take to the boards and ... More >>

It’s Showtime! Canterbury A & P Show

Tuesday, 12 November 2013, 1:08 pm | Canterbury A and P Show

The country’s largest agricultural and pastoral show, the Canterbury A&P Show, opens tomorrow in Christchurch. For three days a year country comes to town with a unique mix of animals and agriculture, fabulous food and wine and heaps of free ... More >>

This year’s Show has the X Factor

Monday, 11 November 2013, 12:05 pm | Canterbury A and P Show

This year’s Canterbury A&P Show will include a special performance from X Factor NZ winner Jackie Thomas who will be performing on the Main Stage on Showday, Friday 15 November. More >>

Country Comes to Town

Friday, 8 November 2013, 12:50 pm | Canterbury A and P Show

Canterbury’s largest annual event is almost here. Organisers are expecting 100,000 people will make the annual pilgrimage to the 2013 Canterbury A&P Show in Christchurch from Wednesday 13 to Friday 15 November to see more than 3000 animals, close to 6000 ... More >>

What’s cooking at the Show

Thursday, 7 November 2013, 3:31 pm | Canterbury A and P Show

The Electrolux Kitchen in the Food & Wine NZ Pavilion at this year’s Canterbury A&P Show will feature demonstrations from top New Zealand chefs, for the budding gourmet, and local cooks, for some inspiration for hearty at home meals. More >>

Family fun at the Show

Wednesday, 6 November 2013, 11:38 am | Canterbury A and P Show

This year’s Canterbury A&P Show promises a plethora of family friendly, free activities to entertain and delight Show visitors of all ages with the return of old favourites and the introduction of some new initiatives. More >>

One month till Showtime

Monday, 14 October 2013, 4:23 pm | Canterbury A and P Show

It is New Zealand’s biggest and best Agricultural and Pastoral Show and its back to celebrate all things rural. With the countdown on for this year’s Show, it’s time for all Cantabrians to come together to celebrate all that is great about the ... More >>

Trade exhibition space now open

Tuesday, 18 June 2013, 12:54 pm | Canterbury A and P Show

Trade exhibition space for the 2013 Canterbury A&P Show is now open for general release with positive results achieved in bookings from returning 2012 exhibitors, who had up until May to re-book their existing sites. More >>


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