calf & lamb Shows 2017

south taranaki boys & girls Championships

by Jayda S

On Saturday 4th of November lots of students from Auroa School attended this very tough competition held at Kaponga. It was a great day for showing all our beautiful calves that we love and spend lots of time with. In this show they had placings for 1st through to 5th. Below are the achievements that we got:

  • Paige​ - Reserve Champion Heavy Breeds 2nd Dairy Type Pedigree Heavy Breeds 5th Rearing Senior Heavy Breeds
  • Sacha​ - Reserve Champion Light Breeds 2nd Rearing Senior Light Breeds 3rd Dairy Type Pedigree Light Breeds
  • Cory​ - 4th Dairy Type Grade Heavy Breed Senior
  • Tessa​ - 1st Dairy Type Grade Heavy Breed Junior 3rd Rearing Junior Heavy Breeds
  • Mason​ - 2nd Dairy Type Grade Heavy Breed Junior, 5th Rearing Junior Heavy Breeds 5th Best Lead Calf Junior
  • Mikayla​ - 4th Dairy Type Grade Heavy Breed Junior 4th Rearing Junior Heavy Breeds
  • Jamesen​ - 1st Dairy Type Grade Light Breed Senior 3rd Best Lead Calf Senior
  • Jude​ - 2nd Rearing Junior Light Breeds 3rd Dairy Type Grade Light Breed Junior
  • Jayden​ - 4th Dairy Type Grade Light Breed Junior 4th Rearing Junior Light Breeds
  • Ashton​ - 3rd Dairy Type Pedigree Heavy Breeds
  • Renee​ - 2nd Dairy Type Pedigree Light Breeds
  • Aroha​ - 1st Best Lead Calf Senior 4th Dairy Type Pedigree Light Breeds 4th Rearing Senior Light Breeds
  • Freddie​ - 5th Dairy Type Pedigree Light Breeds 5th Rearing Senior Light Breeds
  • Katelyn​ - 2nd Rearing Senior Heavy Breeds
  • Fergus​ - 4th Rearing Senior Heavy Breeds
  • Amelia​ - 2nd Best Lead Calf Junior 5th Rearing Junior Light Breeds
  • Sophie​ - 2nd Best Lead Calf Senior
  • Jayda,​ ​Lacie,​ ​Zach,​ ​Toby,​ ​Zoey​ a​nd​ ​Harriet​ ​all presented their calves beautifully but were unlucky not to be placed in the individual events.

In the School Team of 3 Leading event it was a very tough competition for the judges to judge. 15 teams of 3 calves competed and 6 of those teams were from Auroa School and we got the following places: Aroha/Freddie/Sacha​ ​- 1st Cory/Katelyn/Renee​ ​- 3rd Sophie/Amelia/Toby​ - 4th Paige/Jayda/Ashton​ - 5th Such an amazing achievement by all of us and so proud to be showing our beautiful calves in our school colours.

Next show is on Saturday 11th November at the Opunake Primary School grounds starting at 11am.

Stratford Show

by Sophie O

Students from Auroa school competed at the Stratford Show on Sunday. It was a tough competition with only 3 placings for ribbons in each ring. Everyone presented themselves very well, and achieved the below results:

  • Sophie - 2nd in rearing Junior Jersey, Reserve champion Jersey, 2nd Dairy Type pedigree Jersey, Her lamb placed 2nd in calling and 3rd in leading
  • Amelia - leading finalist Junior and with her lamb 3rd rearing lamb senior
  • Toby - 1st leading Junior lamb
  • Jayda - leading finalist Junior
  • Cory - leading finalist Junior
  • Katelyn - leading finalist, 2nd rearing senior Friesian
  • Mikayla - 3rd Dairy Type grade Junior Friesian
  • Paige T - Champion senior leading,1st Dairy Type pedigree Friesian, Champion Dairy Type pedigree calf with 3 trophies
  • Freddie - 3rd Dairy Type, 2nd team leading ( with Aroha and Sacha)
  • Aroha - 2nd leading finalist, 2nd team leading ( with Freddie and Sacha), 2nd rearing Senior Jersey
  • Sacha - 2nd in team leading with ( Freddie and Aroha)
  • Zoey - Finalist leading Junior, 3rd rearing Friesian
  • Mason - Reserve champion, 2nd in Dairy Type Friesian Junior
  • Bethany - 1st Dairy Type Senior

Well done also to Ashton, Renee, Caris, Tessa, Zach and Lacie who competed as well.