The 155th President of the Canterbury A&P Show


It’s the Canterbury A&P Show 155th year running in the region, with mid-Canterbury dairy farmer Peter Gilbert leading the way as the show’s155th president.

Mr Gilbert joins Sarah Perriam to discuss the growth of the show and getting his family involved.

“It’s the largest A&P show in the country,” says Mr Gilbert.

It’s just a huge event.

Mr Gilbert explains that without volunteers, the show wouldn’t be able to function. Some volunteers will drive for hours to the show just to get involved.  

Watch the full interview with Peter Gilbert above.

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