Palmerston & Waihemo A&P Show

Palmerston Waihemo A&P Association, 29 Jan 2021 — 31 Jan 2021

Palmerston & Waihemo A&P Assn., founded in 1865.
The Show is held at 31 Gilligan Street, Palmerston. 
The show ground, a man-made amphitheater, is renowned for its scenic outlook and viewing terraces. 
Our show is recognised for being family-friendly, with free entry for children under 13 years, and some free children’s entertainment. 
NEW IN 2021:
  • Equestrian Starts on Friday  29th January
  • 10am Leisure Riders 2 age groups, Pony Club, Novice Lead Rein and Novice First ridden
  •  12pm Show Jumping 
  • 2.00pm Unity Trophies 4 age groups winners qualify for the Canterbury Unity Cups
  • Main Show on Saturday 30th January HOY RAS showing classes 
  • Working  Hunter and Pony  Sections have been added back in will qualify for HOY
  • Added more Hunter Jumping Sections and will also qualify for HOY
  • Trophies for ridden and Led Turnout will go to the highest placed in" Smartest On Parade" event
  • On Saturday  Eastern Agri Fun Event: test your knowledge, skill, and identification of various farming-related items.
  • On Sunday  the Car Show will feature Classic, Hot Rods, American, really any car that you are proud to show. Entry forms at or enter on showday.
The Garden and Gallery will not run this year because the hall is not available to be used
 The Show offers a full range of prize money and ribbons, rosettes, sashes, trophies, and special prize garlands. 
Livestock sections include beef cattle, calves, sheep, fleece, gift lamb, alpaca, llama, and donkeys. Cards, trophies, sashes, and prizes can be won. The Gift Lamb section contributes to our fund-raising.
All the usual HOY qualifying sections are run. Both “Smartest on Parade” and the equestrian “Champion of Champions” have a trophy and a garland to be won. 
New equestrian events in 2020 include a Led Golden Horse and Pinto section, also a Led Sport Horse  are still been run in 2021
 RAS Livamol Thoroughbred Show Horse; HOY Rider classes (adult and junior); Are now part of the schedule. 

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By placing an entry you accept this shows Terms & Conditions of Entry

Entries open: 01/12/2020

All Entries close: 28/01/2021

Show Secretary

Fiona Skevington
44 Craig St
Palmerston, Otago 9430
New Zealand

Phone: 027 240 7126


Terms & Conditions of Entry

COVID 19  Notification 
At the time of print NZ is in covid-19 level 1.Should this change, we will adhere to any Government regulations
  • Under level 1, all the show can run. QR codes and sanitation points are available throughout the site
  • Under Level 2, a restricted program with no public, trades, or entertainment. Changes will be advised on our FB page
  • Under level 3, the show will be cancelled with all entries refunded
Please Note !!Prize money will be paid into your bank account online and within a fortnight after the 1st Feb 2021
Please much sure your bank account is correct
Full payment must be made the same time as your entry
The Palmerston & Waihemo A&P Assn. runs its show under RAS rules and operates a Safe Site policy. While all care is taken, competitors enter at their own risk, as do the public, volunteers, judges, stewards, and any other associated personnel.

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