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Mystery Creek magic : fifty years

Author: Geoff Taylor; Richard Walker, (Journalist); New Zealand National Fieldays Society,
Publisher: [Hamilton, New Zealand] : New Zealand National Fieldays Society Inc, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Mystery Creek magic captures fifty years of the NZ National Society, focussing on Fieldays, the largest agricultural show in the Southern Hemisphere held across four days in June at Mystery Creek in the Waikato. The book also captures the formation of the Mystery Creek Event Centre and the many events held there.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoff Taylor; Richard Walker, (Journalist); New Zealand National Fieldays Society,
ISBN: 9780473449490 0473449498
OCLC Number: 1066136182
Description: 264 pages : colour illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Fifty fieldays --
1. Then and now --
2. Filling a void --
3. Planning the first event --
4. Hosting royalty --
5. A new home at Mystery Creek --
Volunteers --
6. Developing Mystery Creek --
7. Fieldays grows --
8. Making the most of Mystery Creek --
9. The Clydesdale Agricultural Museum --
10. Promote or die --
11. Accommodation issues --
Exhibitors --
12. World Ag Expo --
from disaster to triumph --
13. The Barry Quayle era begins --
14. Links with the United States --
15. Widening Fieldays' appeal --
16. New pavilion --
Competitions --
17. Events central --
18. New HQ and the New Caledonia connection --
19. Supacross and vintage cars --
20. Pavilion extension --
21. Buoyant years for Fieldays --
22. Forty years reached in style --
Innovations --
23. Claudelands Event Centre --
24. Challenging times and the 'Fight of the Century' --
25. Changing of the guard --
26. New CEO, New HQ --
27. Change and growth --
Staff --
28. Forty-five years and end of an era --
29. Moving forward --
30. Calder's legacy --
31. Nation completes 'apprenticeship' --
32. Nation's vision takes shape --
33. The fiftieth year --
34. Fieldays' legacy --
Appendix.
Responsibility: Geoff Taylor, Richard Walker.

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Mystery Creek magic captures fifty years of the NZ National Society, focussing on Fieldays, the largest agricultural show in the Southern Hemisphere held across four days in June at Mystery Creek in the Waikato. The book also captures the formation of the Mystery Creek Event Centre and the many events held there.

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