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Winning Cup Day Style

Hold onto your hats fashionistas – New Zealand Cup and Show Week is your time to shine!

Racing and fashion go hand-in-hand and there is no time where style is more at the forefront than during New Zealand Cup and Show Week. Read more


Trelise Cooper, Andrea Moore, Storm, Moochi, Lonely Hearts and Taylor will all be previewing their latest summer collections at Fashion for a Cure on Monday 10 November at the Cardboard Cathedral.
Tickets are only $75 and include champagne on arrival, canapes and a goodie bag.
You can purchase your tickets here:
All funds raised will go towards the Breast Cancer Research Trust.
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7 hours ago

We are excited to announce that the iconic kiwi band Salmonella Dub official will be performing on all three days of the Canterbury A&P Show this year!
Here's a classic pic of the lads from twenty-two years ago on New Brighton Beach!
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1 week ago

Introducing the newest event in the NZ Cup and Show Week line-up, PBR New Zealand.
PBR is not a rodeo, it's heart-stopping, bull riding action and it will make its New Zealand debut on Thursday 13 November at Horncastle Arena, Christchurch. This is a MUST SEE event.
Want more info? We know you do:
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1 week ago

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