FAQs

The gates open daily Wednesday to Friday 8am to 5pm and Saturday 8am to 4pm.

Fieldays is held at Mystery Creek Events Centre, 125 Mystery Creek Road, Ohaupo, New Zealand.

Tickets will go on sale in 2024.

Mystery Creek is a convenient 15-minute drive from Hamilton’s CBD, 2 minutes from Hamilton Airport, a 15 minute drive from Te Awamutu and Cambridge, and just over 1.5 hours from Auckland, Tauranga and Rotorua. 

You can get to Fieldays by bus, park and ride buses, jet boat, helicopter or car. Please see transport options here.

Ample free parking is available off Mystery Creek Road and Airport Road. Public parking at Fieldays is free and is open from 6 am. Use the handy pin my car tool in the Fieldays App to ensure you can easily find your vehicle at the end of the day.

Mobility access parking is available on site for CCS permit holders and is accessible at the North Entry through Gate A off Airport Road, as well as a limited number of mobility parks at the South Entry, through Gate 5.

These are located throughout the event; you can see where these are located on the Fieldays App, or on the map in the Fieldays Focus publication which is available at the Information Centres. Alternatively, please follow the on-site signage.

There is a range of food and refreshment options available at Fieldays. There are four food courts, as well as the Good George Bar and Eatery and the Little George Pop-up bar with food truck.

We do not have any banking or ATM's available on site.

Yes, please complete this form to register your guest as an International Guest at Fieldays. International guests registered with Fieldays can access the New Zealand International Business Centre throughout the event, as a space to connect with New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE), and other New Zealand businesses and industry stakeholders and local expertise. 

A limited number of Mobility Scooters are available for hire on site from Mobility Centre, Hamilton - these need to be pre-booked prior to attending Fieldays. Bookings can be made by calling Mobility Centre 07 903 7050. Hire Scooters will be located to collect just inside North Gate.

Visitors are not permitted to bring animals on site, with the exception of guide dogs for the visually impaired and certified disability assist dogs. If you bring your pet to Fieldays, or leave your pet in your vehicle, you will be asked to take them home.

Drones are not permitted under any circumstances.

For first aid care, visit the Information Centre which is situated next to the Village Green.

In case of an emergency please dial 111 and provide your location 125 Mystery Creek Road, Ohaupo and contact details. Then contact the Event Office on 0800 004 444 or 07 843 4499 to report the incident.

Yes there are parents rooms available, turn on the 'site amenities' on the map in the Fieldays App for the 'change table' locations around site marked in dark blue. Alternatively, you can search ‘toilets’ in the App, refer to Fieldays Focus publication, or follow on-site signage.

You can pick up a free Fieldays Smart Band at the gate at Fieldays. 

The benefit of the Smart Band is that you don’t have to repeatedly fill in your contact details to enter competitions, simply tap to engage with your favourite participating exhibitors to enter competitions, claim giveaways, and request information relevant to you.

Find out more about Fieldays Smart Band here.

No, we do not allow campervans and motorhomes to stay onsite overnight. Please contact your local i-SITE for campervan/motorhome accommodation options.

Items that are prohibited at Fieldays include quad bikes, skateboards, scooters, dogs (aside from guide and assistance dogs), hand trollies, weapons, alcohol (except where alcohol is sold in designated areas), and illegal drugs.

At Fieldays there is a very wide variety of food to suit most, if not all dietary requirements. Please refer to the Fieldays App or the Fieldays Focus publication to see where the different food vendors are located.

There is accommodation near Mystery Creek, in Cambridge, Hamilton, Te Awamutu and beyond. Contact the local i-sites that have visibility of vacancies across the region.

Hamilton i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, ArtsPost Galleries & Shop, 120 Victoria Street, Hamilton, New Zealand +64 7-958 5960
Cambridge i-SITE Visitor Information Centre, corner Queen & Victoria St, Cambridge, New Zealand +64 7-823 3456
 

If you get stuck and can't move your vehicle out of a car park at Fieldays, talk to one of our helpful staff or volunteers and they will contact one of the operations team nearby to pull you out.

2024: 12- 15 June

2025: 11-14 June

2026: 10- 13 June

2027: 16- 19 June

The Fieldays Opportunity Grows Here Careers Hub has a wide range of industry jobs across the food and fibre sector. Visit site E30.

Activate the Careers Trail layer on the map on the Fieldays App to find exhibitors on the Fieldays Opportunity Grows Here Careers Trail with career opportunities to discuss with you.

The Fieldays Forestry Hub has a wide range of industry jobs across the Food and Fibre sector. Visit site G80.

 

Under the theme of ‘Wood – our low-carbon future’, the Fieldays Forestry Hub is a dedicated space at this year’s Fieldays event, giving visitors the chance to explore the many facets of the forestry and wood processing sector and how the sector has a vital role in mitigating climate change. At the hub visitors will discover engaging experiences on forestry growing, climate change, wood products, timber construction, biosecurity and biodiversity. There will also be two forestry simulators on site so visitors big and small can experience what it’s like to operate machinery in a forest.

The Fieldays Hauora Taiwhenua Health & Wellbeing Hub has a wide range of organisations you can talk to, from melanoma and blood pressure checks to rural support networks and health care providers. Located near the intersection of E Street and N Road.

The Hauora Taiwhenua Health and Wellbeing Hub at Fieldays brings together a wide range of health organisations in one place, in collaboration with Mobile Health, to educate visitors about their physical and mental health. The Hub is an interesting, informative, and interactive space, where visitors can go and get various health check ups, and take a step towards better health.

The Fieldays Innovation Awards are a chance for entrants, from entrepreneurs to established companies, to test their ideas, carry out market research, and network with industry professionals. Explore the Innovation Hub to see the finalists. Located at the intersection of D Street and M Road.

Activate the Innovation Trail layer on the map on the Fieldays App to find Innovation Award entrants who are displaying their innovations on their site.

We do not accept cash at the gate. You can buy Fieldays tickets at the gate and online using credit card or EFTPOS only. 

Turn on the 'site amenities' on the map in the Fieldays App for the 'Missing persons' location.

Easy access to information about sustainability and how to take action through a range of activities to stimulate conversations for better environmental outcomes.

The Fieldays Sustainability Trail, accessed via the official Fieldays App, will lead visitors to Fieldays exhibitors who are demonstrating sustainability practices, products, and initiatives.  

Help us make #facesofFieldaysnz the biggest trending hashtag on social media. We cannot do it without you!

1. Strike a pose under the Fieldays arch
2. Tap your Fieldays Smart Band with our Fieldays photographer  
3. Your photo will be sent to you via SMS
4. Share your photo on Instagram or Facebook using the hashtag #facesofFieldaysnz

You’re in the draw to win a HHH36 Hedge Trimmer thanks to our mates at Honda Outdoors!

Search #facesofFieldaysnz on the Fieldays App map to find the 3 locations!

Corner of E Street and I Road,

D Street opposite the Innovation Hub, between M31 and D72,

S Street between S4 and G6.

 

No, unfortunately, bikes are not permitted to be ridden on-site during Fieldays.

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