A & P show photos

19:42, Mar 27 2012
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WINNING SMILES: Placegetters in the show queen contest at the South Otago A & P Show were Tania McDonald, left, who was third, show queen Annie Dickey, and Pagan Frisby, who was second.
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BACKING BLACK: Winton's Julianne Haynes won champion hack and supreme champion equine with her mare Villa Maria. at the South Otago A and P Show.
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FINEST OF THE FLOCKS: Blair Robertson, left, won supreme wool breed champion with his Romney ram, while Trevor McCall won the supreme meat breed champion with his South Suffolk ram. Mr McCall also won the overall supreme sheep champion title at the West Otago A & P Show.
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OPEN CHAMPION: Invercargill shearer Nathan Stratford tasted success at the West Otago A&P Show in Tapanui.
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EVEN WITH WINGS: Zara Robinson, of Heriot, with her eight-week-old kune kune piglet Molly as Pigs Can't Fly in the pet dressup competition at the West Otago A & P Show.
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BLACK BEAUTY: Julianne Baynes won champion hack and supreme show exhibit with her mare Villa Maria at the West Otago A & P Show.
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Lake Hayes A & P Show Society president Mike Smith gets ready to raise the flag to start the lawn mower race.
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MC and comedian Te Radar declares Alan McCrostie, of Alexandra, the winner of the lawnmower race at the 2012 Lake Hayes A & P Show now in its 97th year.
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Five-year-old Riley Hamilton, of Queenstown, gets ready to climb down the pole on a playhouse at the Lake Hayes A & P Show.
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The 1896 steam traction engine ``Woozle'' on display at the Lake Hayes A & P Show.
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On holiday from Fiji, Kelsey Stephens, 10, shows off her skills on the bungy trampoline at the Lake Hayes A & P Show.
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Max Winders, 18, of Colac Bay, shows off his sheep-shearing skills at the Lake Hayes A & P Show.
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Thousands turn out at the 2012 Lake Hayes A & P Show now in its 97th year.
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WINTON A & P SHOW: Reed Tong, 6, enjoys the vertical bungy.
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WINTON A & P SHOW: Barbara Kennedy, of Myross Bush, gives her miniature horse Sparkling Gem a drink after a long hot day.
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WINTON A & P SHOW: World shearing champion Cam Ferguson shows off his skill.
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WINTON A & P SHOW: Showing off their face paint are, from left, Chelsea Brown, Sinead Dunn, Riley McDermott and Reuben Wilson.
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WINTON A & P SHOW: Miles and Rebekah, 8, Torrie, of Winton.
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WINTON A & P SHOW: Margaret and Arianna Kane, of Winton.
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WINTON A & P SHOW: Asleah Kruskopf, 6, tries to lead her friesian calf Kraft in the under-7 calf handling grade.
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WINTON A & P SHOW: Kelsey O'Connor and Michael Hand, of Hedgehope.
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WINTON A & P SHOW: Phillis and Mervyn Wilson, of Winton.
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WINTON A & P SHOW: Jan Verkaik, Jan Verkaik jr, 2, and Adriane Verkaik, of Heddon Bush.
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WINTON A & P SHOW: Jessica Hudson, 10, of Hokonui, and Brianna Roe, 11, of Spring Hills.
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WINTON A & P SHOW: Bailey Youngman, 12, of Otautau, and Selina Kane, 14, of Invercargill.
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WINTON A & P SHOW: Aaron Torrie, 9, of Winton, Luke, 11, and Adam Hills, 13, of Mataura.
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WINTON A & P SHOW: Noeline and Noel Brinsdon, of Centre Bush.
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WINTON A & P SHOW: John Nicholson and Suzy Moore.
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WINTON A & P SHOW: Ryan Cornes and Nicole Buxcey, of Invercargill.
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WINTON A & P SHOW: Paige Wilson, and Amelia Anderson, both 10, of Centre Bush.
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WINTON A & P SHOW: Shay Cruickshank, and Amy du Piessis, both 12, of Winton.
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WINTON A & P SHOW: Kayden, 6, and Logan, 4, Wolferstan, of Winton.
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GORE A & P SHOW: Senior herdsperson title winner Sam Hall, 12, with yearling angus bull Lilliesleaf Brookfield, which is owned by her uncle Rob Hall, of Waikaka.
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GORE A & P SHOW: Maia Fincham, 3, of Invercargill, and her pet lamb Nimo are ladybirds in disguise.
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GORE A & P SHOW: Five-week old donkey Eva, with her handler Megan Coster, was a crowd-stopper.
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GORE A & P SHOW: Kate Christie, of Winton, takes Pete through his paces in the new all-weather equestrian arena.
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WAIAU A & P SHOW: Children eagerly waiting for the `Big Dig' to get under way.
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WAIAU A & P SHOW: Ella Erskine, 5, of Te Wae Wae Bay, enjoys an icecream.
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MT BENGER A & P SHOW: Emma-Rose Miller, 4, of Gore, caused a flurry of interest with her pet parrot.
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SOUTHLAND A & P SHOW: Doug McLeish and Magne Andersen check out south suffolk and hampshire breeds at the Southland A&P Show at Donovan Park, Invercargill.
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SOUTHLAND A & P SHOW: Brooke Kincaid, 11, and Barbie the pony with Dubbo showgirl Kate Warren and Shevey at the Southland A&P Show at Donovan Park, Invercargill.
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SOUTHLAND A & P SHOW: Emily Instone, 6, leads her calf Sall at the SBS Bank Southland A & P Show at Donovan Park, Invercargill.
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SOUTHLAND A & P SHOW: Gabby Hitchcock, left, of Invercargill, was second in the all breeds section, while Linsey Bennett, of Tuatapere, won first place with her cow Mount Lake Vanity.
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SOUTHLAND A & P SHOW: Bailey Bennett, 6, of Tuatapere, with her calf Rosie at the SBS Bank Southland A&P Show at Donovan Park, Invercargill.

Images from A & P Association shows from throughout the southern region this summer.

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