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Come see the variety of breeds of livestock all in one place over this three day event. The Show has both dairy and beef cattle onsite, as well as over 10 different breeds of sheep. Did we mention there’s a ‘Miss Waikato’ competition in the Sheep section?

Where: Various (see show map)

When: Dairy (Friday and Saturday) Beef (Sunday) Sheep (Saturday and Sunday)


The Waikato A&P Show has one of the largest equestrian events in the North Island. The weekend is packed full of horse and pony events. Make sure to check out the schedule of classes to find out what’s on and when!

Where: The Oval and Claudelands Park

When: All weekend


Would you miss the chance to see a ton of cute alpacas all in one place? You won’t believe how many different colour breeds there are!

Where: Inside Claudelands Event Centre, Hall B

When: Saturday and Sunday

Sheep Dog

See these working dogs in action at the Show! A crowd favourite (not a sheep favourite), this is a must see during the weekend.

Where: The Green

When: Saturday and Sunday

Dairy Goat

You’ll want a pet goat after visiting this area!

Where: Near the Oval

When: Sunday


Great fun and entertainment for the whole family!  Come check out everything to see and do at the Waikato A&P Show!