Fieldays: a major player in assuring New Zealand’s economic future

NZ Fieldays has become an unrivalled platform for showcasing NZ agricultural expertise and world leadership as well as demonstrating quantifiable economic impact.

NZ National Fieldays Society recently released its Fieldays 2014 Economic Impact Report, the report highlights both the direct and indirect benefits of the event.

"Fieldays' measure of success is more than just numbers of visitors through the gate or the number of sites we sell."
Jon Calder, CEO Mystery Creek Events Centre

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editor's picks

23 Jun 2014

New Zealand’s Bull – or Cow – Rush

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

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22 Jul 2014

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Migration to New Zealand is rising

Bernard Hickey | Publisher at Hive News

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