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Gore Showgrounds

The Gore A & P Showgrounds is one of the most picturesque showgrounds in the South Island. It covers just over 11ha in a park-like setting. The Gore A & P Association's annual show is held there on the first Saturday in February.

The showgrounds is home to:

  • Southland Showjumping
  • Southland Dressage
  • Eastern Southland Riding for the Disabled
  • Gore Woodworkers' Club
  • Gore Anglers' Club
  • Gore Spinners and Weavers Club

You will find:

Southern Equestrian Park Trust all-weather arena Multiple playing fields
Multi-purpose Hokonui Pavilion Livestock selling pavilion and undercover stock yards,
Softball diamonds Storage sheds
Main ring with its sand-base grass surface Grandstand and supporting buildings

Motorhome Parking

The showgrounds is popular with motorhomers, providing an affordable central location for short and long term stays. You will find details about facilities and rates on our Motorhome Friendly Gore page.

The caretaker is Dawn Ross, phone 027 644 9909.

To see information about other sports fields in our District, visit the Gore District Council's website here

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