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 2020:
- On Saturday 8th February Eastern Agri Fun Event: test your knowledge, skill, and identification of various farming-related items.
- On Sunday 9th February the Car Show will feature Classic, Hot Rods, American, really any car that you are proud to show. Entry forms at firstname.lastname@example.org or enter on showday.
- Equestrian is only on the Sat -New this year is a Led Golden and Pinto Section.
- Trophies for ridden and Led Turnout will go to the highest placed in" Smartest On Parade" event
The Garden and Gallery (home industries sections)provides a great display and is keenly contested.
The equestrian schedule caters for riders and mounts at various skills and experience. 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.
Miniature Hunter Jumps and Trail for a Performance Horse, new in 2019 are now part of the schedule.
Also new in 2019 were RAS Livamol Thoroughbred Show Horse; HOY Rider classes (adult and junior); High Jump and ESNZ Show Jumps for Horse and Pony; Unity Trophies; Performance Sash for Miniatures