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Ag Art Wear fashion showcase celebrates 20 years

Ag Art Wear fashion showcase celebrates 20 years of creativity


Organisers of one of Hamilton’s hottest events on the social calendar have just announced that award winning satirist and television presenter Te Radar is to MC the full theatrical production at the finale of this year’s Fieldays Ag Art Wear competition.

Celebrating 20 years of creativity the competition this year welcomes fashion designer, successful entrepreneur, and philanthropist Annah Stretton as the Ambassador and Head Judge for the Ag Art Wear Awards. Annah is offering her unique brand of business savvy and design talent to this year’s competition.

Annah said, “The Ag Art Wear Awards offer creative New Zealanders the opportunity to mix design and art with an agricultural flavour – to support these awards, especially in the Waikato, is something that offers a nice fit to our brand."

Ag Art wear is a garment design competition with three categories; Avant Garde, Designer Traditional and the newly created Classroom Couture category. Designers are limited to creating artistic garments using materials sourced from the farm, rural industries or the natural environment.

With entrants from New Zealand and Australia, an $11,000 prize pool, and a judging panel of elite designers, including Annah Stretton and local textile designer Marion Manson, there are going to be some incredibly innovative outfits on show at the Ag Art Wear ‘Designer in the Field’ Gala Dinner and Awards show.

If you would like to witness a spectacle of creative fashion flair mixed with design innovation, don’t miss your chance to enter a world of imagination at this extra-ordinary evening combining a fashion show with live awards and entertainment.

Tickets are now available to purchase with options for a general admission ticket, or turn your evening into an experience with a VIP seat, three course meal, fine wines and goody bag.

Date: Friday 13 June 2014

Location: Clarence Street Theatre, Hamilton

Times: 6pm for VIP table seats, 7.30pm for general admission

Ticket Prices:

• VIP tables can be booked at $1240 for a table of 8, this includes a sumptuous three-course meal, fine wines with dinner, the Ag Art Wear extravaganza show and a goody bag

• GA tickets available at $39; includes runway show and tiered seating arrangement. Please note, limited seating available.

Bookings: Tickets are available to book through Ticketek (service fees will apply)

For further information contact Mystery Creek Events Centre: Phone 07 843 4497 or
Two daily shows can be seen during Fieldays at the Fieldays Theatre on E Street

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