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Regarding Covid-19

The following statement was issued by the President: In view of the Prime Minister’s request that all events over 500 attendees should be cancelled or postponed to curtail the spread of Covid19, the Executive of the Mackenzie County A&P Society have taken the most difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Mackenzie Highland A&P Show due to be held on Easter Monday in Fairlie. In light of the health risk to the Mackenzie District at this time, we see this as the most socially responsible path to take. The committee recognises the devastating impact this decision will have for many in the community with planning and organisation for this year’s Show being so close to being completed and certainly regret having had to take this action so close to our Show day. As this is a committee that doesn’t usually give in at the first hurdle, we are now investigating the possibility of running a community event later in the year.

To our many volunteers and committee members who have already put in so many hours towards this year’s show, I thank you and trust you will stay on board for next year. Measures are being put in place to deal with our commitments as to refunds for entries, trade space, sponsorship, etc. These will be advised as soon as possible. I especially thank the secretary and treasurer who are expediting this process with due haste. With many rural communities being in climate of uncertainty, the morale boost of a day at the Show this year is now a lost opportunity. This will only be the fifth time in 122 years that the Show hasn’t been held, previous cancelations were twice due to war and twice due to a pandemic. With an association with the Show Committee that goes back to the late 70s, having to convey this decision is certainly the low point for me, Regards and keep safe, Bryan McNab, President.

We would like to thank the MACKENZIE A&P SHOW’S MAJOR SPONSORS

Alpine Energy, Barwoods/ Mackenzie Supply Services/ Temuka Transport, Gordon Handy, Goldpine, Heiniger, Mainland Wool, Makikihi Fries, PGG Wrightson Wool, Point Lumber, Ravensdown Fertiliser Co-Operative, Craigs Investment Partners, Des Segar Motors 2006 & Auto Trans, Fairlie Early Learners, Farm Source, Farmlands, Four Square Fairlie, Hazlett Ltd, Lemacon Ltd, LJ Hooker, Meadowslea Stud, Meridian Energy, Mighty Mix Dog Food, Peppers Bluewater Resort, Peter Walsh & Associates, Pinewood Motels, Property Brokers, Rabobank, South Canterbury Toyota, The Front Store Engineering Supplies/Andar, Waste Away/Timaru Hire

 

2020 Trade Space Information & Online Application Process
2020 Mackenzie Show Schedule
2020 Mackenzie Show Schedule Entry Forms

2020 Show Programme will be available early-April. Please check this website for updates.

2020 Online Entry