Weather turns it on for A&P show
A large array of exhibitions were on display at the Te Kauwhata A&P Show’s 60th event on December 13.
People came from the Waikato, Bay of Plenty and Franklin districts to compete in a variety of events.
These included calf club, beef, dairy, horse and pony events, as well as a section for dairy goats and donkeys.
Good weather and loads of entertainment made it a fun day for the family to enjoy.
Adding to the fun, sheep racing proved a crowd pleaser along with romantic rides on a Clydesdale drawn carriage.
SENIOR: (Above) Competition was tough in the all breeds dairy section.
RELAX: Cheyne Stanaway and her horse Karanganui Lodge Born to Rhythm take a break after competing in the saddle hunters, winning second and third place, at the Te Kauwhata A&P Show.
WELL DONE: Emma Thorburn, 9, gives her calf Bella a hug after finishing first place in rearing, second in leading and third place in dairy type.
WINNER: Sheep racing brought smiles to the waiting crowds with Mint Saucey taking out first place.
PRIDE: Jane Sharps and Georgie take five after wining reserved champion in the miniature horse section.
WARMUP: Junior competitors take their horses through their paces before competing.