[9 June/ Rural News Group]

Fieldays Chief Executive Peter Nation said this year’s New Zealand Agricultural Fieldays would have a greater focus on sustainability. Attendees will be encouraged to use buses to travel to the venue, and more rubbish will be recycled at the four-day event. A ‘park and ride’ service will run from The Base at Te Rapa, where people travelling from Hamilton Central to Mystery Creek can show their Fieldays ticket to receive a free ride. This year’s Fieldays will also prioritise health and safety, with people on site to ensure the workers are wearing closed shoes and working safely. This Fieldays will have 1587 sites.