The Poverty Bay Showgrounds are the home of not only the annual Poverty Bay Agricultural and Pastoral Show, but also the Farmers Air Events Centre, an awesome quiet camping spot, and a beautiful wedding venue.
Our show committee works incredibly hard all year long to ensure the Poverty Bay Agricultural and Pastoral Show is a successful event and every year we welcome more than 30,000 people through the gates.
Throughout the year the showgrounds are used for various equestrian events like the Larsen Sawmilling Showjumping Championships annually in January and various other dressage and pony club events.
Our wedding venue is the perfect place to get married with a purpose built aisle and as it is situated in the wine and food area there is adequate privacy and shelter from the wind. Weddings also have use of the flushing toilets and beautiful established grounds with rustic backdrops everywhere for photos.
The Farmers Air Event Centre is the perfect venue for any event. Weddings, corporate functions, funerals, competitions, shows, are just a minority of the large scale events we have had held there in the past.
Camping in Gisborne can be tricky when it is so busy at peak times and there aren't many quiet tranquil spots that have not been overpopulated. The Gisborne Showgrounds Motor Camp is close to town, not far from the beautiful beaches, and yet still has a peaceful country feel about it.
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you would like more information about the Poverty Bay Showgrounds.