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Trade Me comes to Fieldays

May 15, 2020 | NEWS

New Zealand’s number one digital marketplace, Trade Me, has partnered with Fieldays to deliver their first ever online event. The online powerhouse is set to streamline Fieldays’ digital transactions and customer service experience. “It makes sense at a time of global uncertainty that two trustworthy brands come together. Trade Me, like Fieldays, is all about …


Fieldays 2020 pioneering a digital future

April 21, 2020 | NEWS

The future of Fieldays is secure despite the ongoing developments of the COVID-19 virus. Event organisers, the New Zealand National Fieldays Society, are pioneering an entirely new experience of Fieldays that will ensure its longevity in an age of social isolation and measures to reduce the spread of coronavirus. Visitors will get a taste of …


Setting the sustainability standard high

March 11, 2020 | NEWS

The New Zealand National Fieldays Society is committed to achieving its long-term sustainability goals through environmentally responsible business. “Environmental concerns are increasingly at the forefront of our visitors’ and exhibitors’ minds. Across all sectors of our organisation, from events to everyday practices, the Society aims to be a leader through sustainable practices,” says CEO Peter …


Make your mark at Fieldays 2020 Innovation Awards

March 6, 2020 | NEWS

The Fieldays Innovation Awards is not only a platform for agribusinesses to discover potentially useful new innovations for the primary industry, but also a chance for entrants, from entrepreneurs to established companies, to test their ideas, carry out market research, expand their networks and learn from industry professionals. Returning to judge the awards in 2020 …


Entries open for Fieldays No.8 Wire National Art Award

January 16, 2020 | NEWS

The annual call is out to turn an iconic farming product into art with kiwi ‘No.8 wire ingenuity’. Entries are now open for the Fieldays No.8 Wire National Art Award, with nearly $10,000 in prize money on offer. The annual award, hosted by Waikato Museum, partnered by Farmlands, and supported by the New Zealand National …


Fieldays 2019 generated an impressive $549M in sales revenue for New Zealand firms

November 21, 2019 | NEWS

Fieldays® continues to contribute significantly to the regional and national economy according to the recent Economic Impact Report conducted by Dr Warren Hughes of the New Zealand Institute for Business Research at the University of Waikato. An impressive $549M in sales revenue for New Zealand firms was generated by the event with $183M going into …


NZ’s Zero Harm Farm heads to UK and Ireland

August 29, 2019 | NEWS

New Zealand National Fieldays Society has funded flights and accommodation for Zero Harm Farm to head away on the 2019 UK and Ireland Agritech mission where they will join twenty other businesses representing a wide selection from New Zealand’s Agritech sector. Zero Harm Farm entered in the 2019 Fieldays International Innovation Award and while they …


New Ute for Fieldays visitor thanks to Isuzu Utes New Zealand

July 31, 2019 | NEWS

Cambridge couple, Jane and John McLaren, have driven home in their brand-new Isuzu D-Max Ute after tagging their Fieldays Explorer Band at the 2019 event. 2019 was the first year of the Fieldays Explorer Band, powered by Vodafone NZ, which used innovative RFID technology in a simple wristband that allows visitors to input their details …


Wrapping up Fieldays 2019

July 8, 2019 | NEWS

Fieldays 2019 was officially opened on Wednesday 12 June by the Rt. Hon. Jacinda Ardern and New Zealand National Fieldays Society President Peter Carr with 128,747 visitors coming through the gates over the four event days. During the ribbon cutting ceremony, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern spoke of the strength of our primary industry and its …


Fencing top title goes to Tony Bouskill

June 17, 2019 | NEWS

The New Zealand Fencing Competition (NZFC) held annually at Fieldays has been regarded as a “gut-busting test of endurance”, according to Debbie White, NZFC Marketing and Competitions Co-ordinator. Organised and run by NZFC, the fencing finals demand dedication, fitness, an eye for detail and mental agility from its entrants – and this year did not …