Hawkes Bay Agricultural & Pastoral Society (HB Showgrounds)
It is our vision to be a world class facilitator of primary sector events that enhances our heritage at a vibrant multi-purpose event venue. Using its unique position in the Hawke’s Bay primary sector, and as a major participant in the economic development of the Hawkes Bay economy through its hosting of events, the role of the society within the context of this vision is to: Connect Organisations and individuals in (and supporting) the primary sector, local community and visitors to accelerate the implementation of the vision. Promote The Society as a solution provider throughout Hawke’s Bay and New Zealand and for the Society to be at the forefront of celebrating primary sector excellence and success. Inspire The community, and the primary sector in particular, to achieve economic success and to appropriately celebrate that success. Facilitate The growth of the Society through the effective implementation of the vision.
Hawkes Bay A&P Showgrounds
A&P Showgrounds offer many events throughout the year including The Horse of the Year Show and the regular Farmers Market Day on Sundays.