Ashburton Show’s all the go


Stock and produce, crafts and baking, artwork and sheep dogs, new machinery and the workhorses of yesterday could all be found at Ashburton’s 140th agricultural and pastoral show on Friday and Saturday.

Horsepower, both animal and mechanical was celebrated with a show theme of Horsepower of Yesteryear .

Clydesdale horses operated a whim to drive a chaff cutter and the 175th anniversary of the Case tractor was celebrated with both old and new models.

Reporter Maureen Bishop captures a slice of the action.

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