The field day will be held at the Otaki Racecourse which is located
just off Rahui Rd in Otaki. If you are coming from the south, turn
right at the roundabout by the BP Service station. If you are coming
from the north it is a left hand turn. There is plenty of parking at
the venue and light refreshments will be on sale. The event is well
event is aimed at people living on lifestyle blocks, which can range in
size from 1 to 50 acres. There are an estimated 100,000 lifestyle
blocks in New Zealand, well over double the number of commercial farms
and a significant number of these lifestyle blocks are in the lower
half of the North Island.
field day features exhibits covering a whole range of goods and
services of special interest to lifestyle farmers. These include
tractors, ride-on mowers, fencing equipment, hydroponics, plants,
animals, general farm supplies, computers, green houses and a host of
other products and services.
event is also ideal for people who are thinking of buying a lifestyle
block at some time in the future.
runs from 9am til 4pm, admission - $5 for adults - children free.
note eftpos is
not available on the site.
Sites for the field day are still
available. Inside sites are located in the main grandstand building
while outside sites are situated on the grass area leading to the main
grandstand. All inside and some outside sites have
access to power. Large sites cost $120 and small sites $65 (incld gst)
Large outside sites have 9 metre frontage and small 5 metres. Large
inside sites have a 5 metre frontage and small 3 metres.
book a site either email or call Peter and you will be sent a
registration form that must be completed and sent together with a
cheque to P.O. Box 15086, Otaki Railway, Otaki. The form sets out the
terms and conditions of exhibiting at this event.
Contact - Peter Burke 021 224 2184 or Ph/fax 06 362 6319 or email