Showgrounds Hawkes Bay Tomoana

Welcome to Showgrounds Hawke’s Bay, proudly owned and operated by the Hawke’s Bay A&P Society.

Showgrounds Hawke's Bay is a multipurpose venue lending itself to a variety of events and functions, from large national events such as Horse of the Year, the Royal A&P Show of New Zealand and weekly Hawke's Bay Farmer's Market.

The Showgrounds venue has a range of small and medium size event spaces and large green open areas which can be adapted to suit your event.

Showgrounds Hawke's Bay also has a large variety of equipment for hire for events both on and off site.


New Zealand's Horse of the Year
The Annual Hawke's Bay Show
Hawke's Bay A&P Bayleys Wine Awards
Fiesta of Lights
Hawke's Bay Farmers Market
Check out Tim Whittaker's footage of the 2016 Horse of the Year and Showgrounds Hawke's Bay set up

Our grounds are perfectly set-up to cater for:

Lakeside Marquee Weddings
Sports training
Catering for very large gatherings requiring outside tenting requirements
School and Family Reunions
Equestrian Events
Mega Sales
Situated right on the edge of Hastings City, accommodation is close by and travel to and from the cities of both Napier and Hastings is effortless.

The Showgrounds are blessed with plenty of space. This means that those who are exhibition, or supplying facilities such as food and refreshments, can be placed with ample room to trade. Families attending can always find a nice quiet area to take time out during the excitement of the days events.

The A&P Society can provide the perfect location, the right grounds, right facilities and professional staff to meet your event requirements.  For Facility and Venue or Equipment Hire enquiries, please contact or Administration Manager

06 878 3123 or

Location and contact information

Kenilworth Road
PO Box 349
Hawke's Bay
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Sally Jackson
General Manager
Phone: 06 8783123
Mobile: 027 4704624

Capacity Information

  • Conference/Meeting
  • Outdoor Stadium

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