The Second Hilux New Zealand Rural Games is scheduled to kick off with a bang this February 6th and 7th with a weekend long celebration of the ‘sports that built the nation’ at Queenstown Recreational Ground.
Spectators can enjoy the National Championships for traditional sports including speed shearing, speed fencing, and coal shovelling as well as competitions for Highland heavy games, speed tree climbing, and the ANZAXE wood chopping championship.
There will also be plenty of ‘have a go’ events that are child-friendly including gum boot throwing, cherry stone spitting, wine barrel racing, cowpat tossing, speed hand milking a specially made fibreglass cow, speed gold panning, and Jetstar Kids n Country that incorporates a series of fun events for kids 12 years and under.
Queenstown Holidays have a range of fantastic Hilux New Zealand Rural Games accommodation to suit couples, families, and solo travellers – call today to secure your apartment or room!DATE: Saturday 6th to Sunday 7th February 2016
LOCATION: Queenstown Recreation Ground
PRICE: Free Entry Both Days