Re-enactment groups from any historic period are welcome to attend and take part in battle simulations. A condition is that they should be registered with a NZ based historic re-enactment society, preferably an incorporated society and carry appropriate insurances.
If the group uses guns in their displays or battles, all members must have appropriate gun licences to handle these weapons. There will be no exceptions to this.
All groups should register with us a least one month before the event, being no later than 10th October 2019. Please use the contact form provided on this page.
Please download the Safety Induction Rules HERE and sign upon entering the event. All participants will be issued a wrist band to allow for entry and exist throughout the event.
If you do not belong to a registered re-enactment group but would like to come along in military uniform with appropriate weapons for that period. PLEASE NOTE: The same rules apply and you may not carry your firearms, be they real, replicas or Airsoft, around the grounds during the events. No exceptions – this rule was made in consultation with NZ Police.
Space can be provided for vehicles, along with the opportunity to drive it in the daily parade and if you wish.
It can be part of a battle re-enactment, appropriate to the period and battle.
We have new safety rules that all vehicle owners will need to abide by. Please download a copy of the rules HERE.
Militaria, models and other Vendors
Contact us if you’d like to sell or display militaria items, models, bags, t-shirts, toys etc.
Limited covered space in the security controlled pavilion is available.
Tables (1.8 m x 0.6m) are available at $40 +GST per table.
Kid’s Activity providers
We offer about 20 interactive kid’s activities. If you have an idea of one, please contact us!
The more we can offer the better.
The current activities charges range from free to gold coin to $5, depending on the activity.
What Exhibitors have to say
“Thank you for a splendid event, as always! So much interesting military history and activities. Baldaquin’s NZ colonials appreciate being part of the action. Thank you to the organisers and participants.”
Baldaquin NZ Colonials
“As with most things in life, volunteers give of their valuable time so that the rest of us can have events like this. Its so appreciated, its an amazing event and we’ll be back again this year. Its so important that we remember and recognise how much was sacrificed so that we live the way we do today, thank you.”
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