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Motueka Agricultural & Pastoral Association

The 2017 Motueka A & P Show  

The 2017 show is set down for Sunday 3rd December.

FRIDAY - Equestrian Events - 11am start

SATURDAY - Equestrian Events - 8am start

SUNDAY - A&P SHOW DAY 8am - 4pm

This year will featuring a Forestry Display, check out the heavy duty equipment used in the Foresty sector.

The Mouteka A&P Show has everything you need for a great time. From fair ground rides and family entertainment to skilled equestrian events and local competitions there is something for everyone.

The A & P show encourarge people of all ages to enter in the different competitions, from photography to flowers, animals to home baking. Win a prize, get involved. There is even a trophy for the school that wins the most points.

See you at the show !

Download the schedules and entry form for all events (PDF file).

General information

The Motueka Agricultural & Pastoral Association was formed 1935, and is based at Marchwood Park.


  • Hold annually an agricultural/horticultural show.
  • Showcase the development of agricultural, pastoral, forestry, horticultural, stock-raising, equestrian and other associated activities in the District.
  • Abide by the rules of the Royal Agricultural and Pastoral Association of NZ.
  • Administer Marchwood Park for the benefit of the community.
  • Utilise Marchwood Park for the benefit of the region and to encourage the involvement of young people in suitable cultural and sporting activities.
  • The Association may carry out other activities, as decided by its General Meeting. Such activities will be aligned to the intent of the rules of the Royal A&P Society, and to the A&Act.


Located to the west of the Motueka Aerodrome, Marchwood Park is a beautiful piece of the Motueka community, with its protected native trees, wide open spaces, extensive seating and shade, and excellent facilities. The park is administered by the A&P committee, elected in June of each year.

Membership to the Association is open to the public, and is currently set at $15 per annum. Membership entitles the holder to gate passes for the annual show, reduced competition entry fees, and voting rights at the AGM.


The park is available to community groups, schools, sports groups and families. Current users include:


The association also runs a camp for Motor-home Association members, offering sites to folk whose vehicles must be fully self-contained and mobile. The camp is looked after by the on-site Caretaker, who should be contacted directly if you wish to book a site. The campers hold regular social activities.

Camp: Onsite Caretaker, College St entrance
Booking Officer: Raymond Goodall 03 528 9509

President: Louise Bradley, Phone: 03 528 8666, email:
Show Organiser: Mary Wilson, Phone: 03 528 6567, email:
Treasurer: Robyn Hennah, Phone: 03 543 2710, email:
Postal address: PO Box 177, Motueka