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Record Crowds At 87th Wānaka A&P Show

Monday, 11 March 2024, 9:51 am | Wanaka A and P Show

The Wānaka A&P Show welcomed more than 44,000 people to its 87th event at the weekend. Organisers of the anticipated annual Show – which is renowned as one of the South Island’s biggest agricultural and pastoral events – were thrilled ... More >>

Record Number Of Fine Wool Fleece Entries At Wānaka A&P Show

Thursday, 29 February 2024, 11:29 am | Wanaka A and P Show

Fine wool growers behind some of the country’s most iconic Merino brands will be vying for a coveted industry award at the Wānaka A&P Show next week. A record 236 fleece entries have been received for the prestigious New Zealand Fine ... More >>

Topp Twins Lead The Lineup For Wānaka A&P Show

Thursday, 18 January 2024, 9:28 am | Wanaka A and P Show

Kiwi icons the Topp Twins have been confirmed as the lead entertainment act for this year’s anticipated Wānaka A&P Show. The beloved duo will take the stage on both days of the annual Show, held at the Wānaka A&P Showgrounds ... More >>

Wānaka A&P Show Donates $30,000 To North Island Farming Communities

Tuesday, 18 April 2023, 11:05 am | Wanaka A and P Show

The Wānaka A&P Show has donated $30,000 towards ongoing support for Cyclone Gabrielle-affected farmers and rural communities. The significant donation was raised through ticket sales from the 2023 Wānaka A&P Show, held in March. One dollar ... More >>

Wānaka A&P Show Supports Those Impacted By Cyclone Gabrielle

Friday, 10 March 2023, 7:00 am | Wanaka A and P Show

The Wānaka A&P Show invites visitors to be a part of giving back – ahead of the Show’s return tomorrow – with a dollar from every ticket sold going directly to farming communities affected by Cyclone Gabrielle. The decision made by the Upper ... More >>

New Wānaka A&P Show Event Highlights Rural Traditions

Thursday, 16 February 2023, 4:45 pm | Wanaka A and P Show

The centuries-old art of blacksmithing will be on full display at next month’s Wānaka A&P Show, with a brand-new farrier competition entering the line-up. For the first time in the Show’s 86-year history, Show-goers will be able to watch ... More >>

Wānaka A&P Show Calls On The Dogs

Friday, 10 February 2023, 10:52 am | Wanaka A and P Show

More than 60 terriers are expected to compete in the iconic Jack Russell Race at the Wanaka A&P Show next month. The annual K9 Natural Jack Russell Race takes place at 12.15pm on Saturday, March 11, as part of the anticipated Wānaka Show. ... More >>

Wānaka A&P Show Cancelled For First Time In 77 Years

Tuesday, 8 February 2022, 3:10 pm | Wanaka A and P Show

The 2022 Wānaka A&P Show, due to be held on March 11-12, has been cancelled due to Covid-19 red alert restrictions. The announcement is expected to be a crushing blow for the Wānaka community and wider Queenstown Lakes District and follows the ... More >>

Wānaka A&P Show Makes Finals In National Events Awards

Tuesday, 20 July 2021, 5:29 pm | Wanaka A and P Show

The Wānaka A&P Show has made the finals in three major categories at the prestigious NZ Events Association (NZEA) New Zealand Event Awards. Announced today by NZEA, the Show is a finalist in Best Lifestyle Event, Best Community or Not-for-profit ... More >>

Wanaka A&P Show Contributes Almost $28.6 Million To Local Economy

Thursday, 17 June 2021, 1:42 pm | Wanaka A and P Show

The 2021 Wanaka A&P Show brought $28.6 million worth of direct economic benefits to the area, an independent study has found. The report, prepared by Research First, looked at the total expenditure by visitors, trade exhibitors, volunteers, ... More >>

Wanaka A&P Show Celebrates Another Successful Event

Sunday, 14 March 2021, 2:28 pm | Wanaka A and P Show

Organisers of the Wanaka A&P Show have confirmed another tremendous turnout for the annual event, with about 45,000 people attending the two-day Show this weekend. Many months of planning went into the 84th Wanaka A&P Show – the largest ... More >>

Kiwi Celebs To Descend On Wanaka A&P Show

Friday, 12 February 2021, 4:09 pm | Wanaka A and P Show

New Zealand celebrities and entertainers are set to captivate the crowds at the Wanaka A&P Show on March 12-13, 2021. Nashville-based Kiwi country singer Jackie Bristow will perform her collection of internationally acclaimed hits, as ... More >>

New Wearable Arts Show For Wānaka

Thursday, 1 October 2020, 2:07 pm | Wanaka A and P Show

The Wanaka A&P Show has today announced the addition of a wearable arts competition to its highly anticipated 2021 event. The brand-new competition – called The Runway: Art You Wear – is a wearable arts show featuring a collection of creative ... More >>

New Vege-growing Challenge For Upper Clutha

Friday, 18 September 2020, 2:19 pm | Wanaka A and P Show

The Wanaka A&P Show has today announced an exciting new vegetable-growing competition ahead of next year’s highly anticipated Show. A community competition open to participants of all ages, Produce a Patch aims to inspire local families ... More >>

Wanaka A&P Show celebrates rural enterprise

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 10:26 am | Wanaka A and P Show

The Wanaka A&P Show today launches a new campaign that celebrates unique rural enterprise across the Upper Clutha in the countdown to the 2020 event. More >>

Huge crowds turn out for 82nd Wanaka A&P Show

Saturday, 9 March 2019, 8:27 pm | Wanaka A and P Show

Wanaka welcomed at least 40,000 people to the 82nd Wanaka A&P Show this weekend, with Show organisers thrilled with another successful event. More >>

Smashing stage lineup for Wanaka Show

Monday, 4 February 2019, 9:08 am | Wanaka A and P Show

The Wanaka A&P Show is gearing up for another successful year with the announcement of a spectacular entertainment lineup. Wanaka-based ‘Queen of Country’ pop singer Jody Direen, captivating Kiwi magician Jonathan Usher and New Zealand’s favourite ... More >>

New Wanaka A&P Show campaign explores being “local”

Monday, 7 January 2019, 11:20 am | Wanaka A and P Show

The Wanaka A&P Show today launches a timely campaign about the sense of community and what it means to be a local in Wanaka. More >>

New chairman and board for Wanaka A&P Show

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 9:56 am | Wanaka A and P Show

Well-known Wanaka local Grant Ruddenklau has been elected as chairman of the new Upper Clutha A&P Society board. More >>

Record-breaking crowds converge at 80th Wanaka A&P Show

Saturday, 11 March 2017, 9:11 pm | Wanaka A and P Show

Record-breaking crowds converge at 80th Wanaka A&P Show More than 45,000 people have turned out for the 80th Wanaka A&P show this weekend - smashing last year’s crowd by at least 5000. The iconic Show, held at the Wanaka Showgrounds over two ... More >>





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