Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 


Easter Show Returns to ASB Showgrounds April 17th - 21st

Media Advisory
Monday March 10, 2014

The Coca-Cola Easter Show Returns to ASB Showgrounds April 17th - 21st

With a massive line-up of entertainment, circus acts, rides and exhibits, plus an A&P Show that has been running for more than 160 years, the Coca-Cola Easter Show has a special place in the hearts and minds of New Zealanders.

And this year is no exception, with FREE ENTRY to the public from Thursday April 17th to Monday April 21st, the return of the BIG RIDES fromMahons Amusements, four huge halls of prize winning livestock and five full days of cultural entertainment that spans the globe.

Visitors can literally go from feeding the lambs and watching sheep shearing, to screaming their lungs out on a huge ride, to dancing along to a fantastic musical performance, all in less than an hour!

An essential feature of the Coca-Cola Easter Show, the celebrated Zirka Circus returns with 5 shows a day that will have the audience of the edge of their seats. Their death defying feats of skills and strength have to been seen to be believed.

But even stronger, the New Zealand Strongman competition is always a crowd favourite as competitors win over the crowd with their amazing efforts.

Back this year is the popular marketplace, with products to buy and demonstrations to watch. And New Zealand’s largest art competition is something to see and admire with artworks of every type and genre.

Mahons Amusements brings the BIG RIDES to the Coca-Cola Easter Show and this year the Turbo Boost, Scream Machine, Gravitron and other favourites return to get the adrenalin pumping for the big kids, while at the other end of the scale, the Cookie-Bear rides bring smiles to the faces of the little kids and their parents.

Fireworks displays that close the event each night, including Easter Monday are another great attraction, lighting up the sky above theshowgrounds and for kilometres around.

The Auckland Coca-Cola Easter Show is New Zealand's largest and most loved family show, an annual must-see for young and old and the young at heart.

(ends)

The Coca-Cola Easter Show
Thursday April 17th – Monday April 21st, 2014
ASB Showgrounds, Greenlane
Auckland

10am – 10pm daily
FREE entry at the gate

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

AMA: Scoop's 'Invisible Paywall'

Operation Chrysalis: The Final Countdown - Thanks & There's Still Time To Pledge

Phew! We are now counting down the hours to the end of this crowd-funding campaign at 11pm on Sunday. Thankyou to all those Scoop readers and supporters who have pledged already. You have been awesome. But this is not over yet. More>>

 
 

PARLIAMENT TODAY:

IPCA Reports: Significant Problems In Police Custody

In releasing two reports today, the Independent Police Conduct Authority has highlighted a number of significant problems with the way in which Police deal with people who are detained in Police cells. More>>

ALSO:

Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security: Inquiry Into GCSB Pacific Allegations

The complaints follow recent public allegations about GCSB activities. The complaints, and these public allegations, raise wider questions regarding the collection, retention and sharing of communications data. More>>

ALSO:

TPPA Investment Leak: "NZ Surrender To US" On Corporates Suing Governments

Professor Jane Kelsey: ‘As anticipated, the deal gives foreign investors from the TPPA countries special rights, and the power to sue the government in private offshore tribunals for massive damages if new laws, or even court decisions, significantly affected their bottom line’. More>>

ALSO:

Werewolf: The Myth Of Steven Joyce

Gordon Campbell: The myth of competence that’s been woven around Steven Joyce – the Key government’s “Minister of Everything” and “Mr Fixit” – has been disseminated from high-rises to hamlets, across the country... More>>

ALSO:

RMTU: No Public Submissions On International Government Procurement Deal

“The government is preparing to assent to the Government Procurement Agreement, a World Trade Organisation Treaty which opens up New Zealand Government contracts to foreign companies and closes the door on local businesses and their workers. However the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Select Committee is refusing to take public submissions on the decision.” More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell:
On Pacific Spying

So New Zealand spied on its friends and allies in the Pacific – and has not only been passing on the results to the NSA, but has apparently passed on the details of the Pacific’s relations with Taiwan to our other best friends, the Chinese. On the side, the Key government has also been using the security services to gauge the chances of Trade Minister Tim Groser landing the top job at the WTO... More>>

ALSO:

State Housing Transfer: Salvation Army Opts Out

The Salvation Army has decided against negotiating with Government for the transfer of Housing New Zealand stock.
More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Regional
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news