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Garden party raises $15k for Māia Health Foundation

“The Māia Health Foundation was delighted to be the charity partner once again for New Zealand Cup & Show Week.  It is such an iconic week in the lives of Cantabrians we feel privileged to be part of it.  The … Continue reading

Riccarton Park Racecourse alcohol advice

If you’re heading to the races on Saturday, remember to take it easy in the morning. Eat plenty of brekkie and drink water, we want everyone to enjoy a full day of fun on the course. Anyone who appears intoxicated … Continue reading

Another warm day predicted for day two at the Show

Canterbury crowds enjoyed blue skies and a day in the sun for the first day of the 155th Canterbury A&P Show. Another fine day is predicted with highs of 22 degrees for Thursday 16th November. Judging Highlights 10.00am: The Meat … Continue reading

Three days to go!

The champagne flutes are being polished, the waiters’ aprons have been laundered and the horses are being groomed. With only three days to go until New Zealand Cup and Show Week kicks off, Christchurch is in pre-production mode for a … Continue reading

Alcohol bans in surrounding areas of event venues

Christchurch City Council reminds guests attending the racing events at Addington Raceway and Riccarton Park during NZ Cup and Show Week that alcohol bans will be in place. An alcohol ban will operate in the surrounding areas of Addington Raceway … Continue reading

A true Kiwi experience on offer at the A&P Show

Kiwi sounds, cuisine and gumboot throwing; three quintessential things on offer at this years’ Canterbury A&P Show, being held at Canterbury Agricultural Park in just over two weeks’ time. Urban artist Ladi6 will headline the ASB Village Green on Show … Continue reading

Fashion in the Field judges announced for Riccarton

An esteemed panel of style and fashion industry experts will judge the hotly contested title of Best Dressed Man and Best Dressed Woman at the Fashion in the Field competition, taking place at Riccarton Park Racecourse on Saturday 18 November. … Continue reading

Fashion judges announced for Addington’s Cup Day

The stakes will be high this year as fashionistas compete for the coveted title of Westfield Riccarton’s Best Dressed Lady and Best Dressed Man. This years’ judging panel are a mix of stylists and media personalities. They will judge both … Continue reading

Tickets on sale!

Spring has sprung! The daffodils are out in bloom and so are the tickets for New Zealand’s biggest and most exciting spring festival. Tickets for NZ Cup and Show Week go on sale this Friday 1st September. Every ticket purchased … Continue reading

Tickets on sale Friday 1 September

The countdown to the country’s most exciting and largest spring festival has begun, with tickets to New Zealand Cup and Show Week going on sale on Friday 1 September. The eight action packed days begin on Saturday 11 November with the … Continue reading