It was dubbed The Last Hurrah.
If you're driving past the Kaikorai Rugby Club in Dunedin and see a chap wielding a gumboot, it's most likely Kieran Fowler.
The Mayfield A&P Show on Saturday continued its point of difference from other shows with pig racing, an ear tag hunt (with a twist), pig chasing and tug of war competition; people against a team of Clydesdale horses.
It was appropriate that, on International Women's Day, Georgie Wallace was in the sheep pens at the Wanaka A&P Show.
It was a bit of a scramble yesterday for Wanaka A&P Show exhibitors to erect their tents before heavy rain hit late in the afternoon.
Organisers of the Wanaka A&P Show are welcoming two new members to their team at this year's event, with a focus on the future.
The rain stayed away and the people came to the 151st annual Southland A&P Show at Donovan Park in Invercargill on Saturday.
About 350 horses and their riders trotted through the centre of the Lake Hawea township this morning at the end of this year's cavalcade.
With a week to go, Upper Clutha A&P Society crews were busy on Pembroke Park in Wanaka yesterday laying out the display areas.
Hundreds of cavalcaders arrive in Lake Hawea today, ready to kick back, relax, and have a hoedown. Organisers were busy yesterday at the Hawea Domain, preparing the venue for a crowd of up to 4000.
Rodeo is in good heart, with young people taking it up despite the sport coming under attack from animal rights activists, says Lyal Cocks, president of the NZ Rodeo Cowboys' Association.
Organisers of the Kaikoura A&P Show say it's as strong as it's ever been, despite battling a raft of recent challenges.