October 5, 2017

The Fieldays 2017 Economic Impact Report was released this morning at a function held at Fieldays home site, Mystery Creek. Prepared by independent economist Dr Warren Hughes and Professor Frank Scrimgeour of the University of Waikato Management School’s Institute of Business Research, the report highlighted a significant increase in Fieldays’ contribution to the New Zealand…

September 27, 2017

Kiwi’s love their avocados, but none more so than New Zealand National Fieldays Society scholarship winner, Shannon Hunter. Shannon received the $22,000 Sir Don Lewellyn Scholarship in June, awarded yearly to a student undertaking research with a focus on advancing the agricultural sector. The scholarship has assisted Shannon’s research to establish whether the virus that…

August 28, 2017

A father-and-son cowboy duo from the US, an Olympic equestrian coach and New Zealand’s horse-taming Wilson Sisters are just some of the attractions at this year’s premier equine event, Equidays this October. Ammie Hardie, Equidays’ senior event manager, says preparations for the “biggest Equidays yet” are tracking smoothly, including plans to take a “slice” of…