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A wealth of infomation on breeds, colours and competitions.

 

 Upcoming Shows

Just come along and enjoy!!.

Schedules can be found on the calendar or under the a club Forum post.

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 2017 Show Dates

Shows are open to the public from 10am and entry is by gold coin donation

Shows generally run till 3pm or 4pm

03/06/17 NSRC/SARC, Manurewa ( Venue location to be updated)
03/06/17 RCNZ NI National Show Manurewa ( Venue location to be updated)
03/06/17 RCNZ Pet Show Manurewa ( Venue location to be updated)
 
01/07 WRC Matangi Hall, 474 Tauwhare Rd, Matangi
01/07 RCNZ Matangi Hall, 474 Tauwhare Rd, Matangi
01/07 RCNZ Pet Show, Matangi Hall. 474 Tauwhare Rd, Matangi
 
12/08/17 NSRC Annual Show, Glenfield Memorial Hall, Glenfield.
12/08/17 SARC. Glenfield Memorial Hall, Glenfield
12/08/17 RCNZ Glenfield Memorial Hall, Glenfield
12/08/17 RCNZ Pet Show Memorial Hall, Glenfield
12/08/17 Lop Rabbit Society. Glenfield Memorial Hall, Glenfield
 
30/09 WRC Matangi Hall, 474 Tauwhare Rd, Matangi
30/09 RCNZ Matangi Hall, 474 Tauwhare Rd, Matangi
30/09 RCNZ Pet Show Matangi Hall, 474 Tauwhare Rd, Matangi
 
02/12/17 NSRC. Memorial Show. Glenfeild Memorial Hall, Glenfield
02/12/17 RCNZ Stan Baldwin Memorial Show, Glenfield Memorial Hall, Glenfield
02/12/17 RCNZ Pet Show, Glenfield Memorial Hall, Glenfield
02/12/17 Netherland Dwarf Rabbit Club Annual Show, Glenfield Memorial Hall, Glenfield
02/12/17 Lop Rabbit Society Annual Show, Glenfield Memorial Hall, Glenfield

 

 

 

 

 

For more information contact the clubs directly, emails can be found in the info section under clubs & judgesThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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The Rules For Showing 

 

  • Organisation of Shows 

 

The organiser of the show or their representatives shall:

 

  • Be fully responsible for the carrying out and fulfilment of the show and general rules of the Council and the correct conduct of the show;
  • Be entirely responsible for the payment to winners of the advertised prize money;
  • Provide adequate penning for the exhibits;
  • Provide judging tables and a pair of scales for weighing exhibits;
  • Be authorised to refuse any entries provided valid reasons are given in accordance with all the Rules and Regulations of the Rabbit Council of NZ (Inc).
  • Provide a street address, contact name and phone number on the Show Schedule to facilitate consignment of road, rail and air stock. (Note: The onus is on the sender of stock to arrange collection, care and return of the stock);
  • Prepare judging books showing all pen numbers and class and special prize definitions but containing no information as to the identity or ownership of individual exhibits.
  • Ensure that all shows where challenge certificates are on offer, exhibits are checked in and out of the show by the use of their ring or ear number;
  • To appoint a judge or judges, a letter must be sent requesting them to judge a particular section or all of a show as appropriate.  The judges chosen must be acceptable to the RCNZ.  Judges must respond in writing o the request of an organisation wishing to engage them for judging, either accepting or declining the engagement.  Acceptance of any engagement by a judge will render the show organising body liable to pay the appropriate scale of judging fee as set from time to time by the Rabbit Council of NZ (Inc);
  • Advise the judge of the pen numbers of absent exhibits prior to the judging of each class;
  • Ensure that all exhibits bear an approved ear mark showing their pen number;
  • Ensure that no person gives the judge an indication as to the ownership of an exhibit not already placed; and that no attempt be made in any way to influence his/her awards;
  • Exhibitors attempting to or actually interfering with, annoying, molesting, influencing the judge or judges, or acting in a manner unbecoming, shall have their stock eliminated and shall be rejected and barred from the show.

 

 

 

  • Exhibition by Judges

 

No person appointed to officiate as a rabbit judge at a show shall exhibit in:

 

  • The rabbit section of that show, or
  • Another rabbit show held at the same venue on the same day in which there is a common award, or
  • In any section for other exhibits in which there is a common award with rabbits.  No person may exhibit in the rabbit section who is judging any section for other exhibits in which there is a common award with rabbits.

 

 

 

  • Judges Failing to Appear

 

Where a judge fails to keep his/her appointment, then the classed which should have been taken by him/her shall be judged by another judge who has previously been recognised by the Rabbit Council as a judge.

 

  • Examinations of Exhibits

 

The judge must examine all the exhibits as numbered in his/her judging book, see that they are placed before him/her by the stewards and make awards as advertised or instructed by the Show Committee and provided the exhibit is worthy of an award.  In all varieties where their standards carry a weight disqualification or points penalty, the exhibits shall be weight by the judge before the Challenge Certificate’s and Meritorious awards are finally made.

 

 

 

  • Disqualification of Exhibits

 

The judge must disqualify any exhibit if he/she believes such exhibit is:

 

  • Not in a fit condition of health to be judged and must disqualify any exhibit if he believes such exhibit is:
  • Exhibits sent off – should any rabbit be sent off for being in the wrong class i.e. Buck in Doe class or vice versa, wrong colour etc will be permitted to come out in other classes which it is entered provided it is eligible for those classes.
  • Has been excessively or improperly prepared for exhibition (oiled, powdered etc), or
  • Bears a ring or tattoo which is illegible, or is irregularly ringed or is
  • Older than the age limit for the class, or in a condition of advanced development than is generally considered satisfactory for an animal of the particular breed at the maximum age limit of the class.

 

A disqualified exhibit may not be brought out to be judged into any subsequent class in which it is entered.  No exhibit may be disqualified on weight gro