Show Day Races – Entry is by Gold Coin Donation

Addington is delighted to announce it has changed its entry fee to the Show Day Races on Friday, 17 November, to a gold coin donation, in support of the Māia Health Foundation, the NZ Cup & Show Week Charity Partner.

“We always like to support our community wherever possible, and if Addington can assist the Foundation to reach their December 2018 goal, to build a large rooftop helipad, then that’s fantastic” say Addington’s Business & Marketing Manager, Keryn McElroy.

“This is a huge undertaking for the Māia Health Foundation, however, Addington sees it as vital for Canterbury to have this helipad as it currently takes 13 minutes to get from Hagley Park helipad to the hospital by ambulance.”

We encourage you to come along to the Show Day Races to support this amazing cause. Make it a family day out, bring the kids, pack a picnic, and sit back, relax, and enjoy the wonderful day’s racing from one of our lawns. There is also entertainment for the kids to enjoy. No surcharges apply.

If you are looking for something that includes casual seating, food and beverage, then Spectators is the place for you. Tickets for Spectators can be purchased online at

All contributions upon entry will go to the Foundation. For more information about this wonderful cause, please visit

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