The National Agricultural Fieldays is an annual national agricultural show and Field day event held in Hamilton, New Zealand. It styles itself as "the biggest agricultural trade show in the southern hemisphere".
The New Zealand National Agricultural Fieldays are held at Mystery Creek, Hamilton, New Zealand and attracts 1,000 exhibitors and over 115,000 visitors through its gates. Smaller shows, held annually in New Zealand's towns and communities, are generally called agricultural and pastoral shows (A&P shows). The event has visitor attractions such as sheepdog trials and tractor pulling contests. In 2005, it attracted over 122,000 visitors.
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