Opening Ceremony

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Join us as we kick start our 53rd FMG Young Farmer of The Year Grand Final weekend!

Watch all of the contestants for the FMG Young Farmer of the Year, FMG Junior Young Farmer of the Year and the AgriKidsNZ teams walk from the corner of Cambridge Terrace and Hereford Street to the Riverside Market right in the heart of Christchurch's city centre.

We welcome all supporters, clubs, friends and whānau to join us walk. Bring along your signs, flags and supporters gear!

Please assemble at Remembrance Park at 2:30pm to get ready to start at 3pm.

We will be welcomed into Riverside Market where the opening ceremony will begin!

Where & When:
 01 July 2021, Meet at Remembrance Park 2:30pm. Walk at 3pm.


This is a FREE event and the start to an exciting weekend!

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Let’s start Grand Final weekend with a BANG! And what better way than to one of the finest bands around, the New Orleans style New Zealand Army Band! Bringing in our competitors, supporters and crew through the Central City of Christchurch at our Opening Parade, Thursday the 1st of July, 3pm!

The New Zealand Army Band was started back in 1964 and has grown and evolved ever since! The 1970’s saw the inclusion of a rhythm section incorporating swing, jazz, rock and pop into their versatile repertoire. Add in a bit of distinctive choreography, musical humour and intricate drill manoeuvres and you’ve got yourself a world class marching band! 


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