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Freestyle Motorcross At 2016 Northland Field Days

People heading to the Northland Field Days from March 3 to 5 can look forward to the return of a popular, high-octane favorite event say organisers with exciting demonstrations and big travel prizes also on offer.

The Northland Field Days has invited back the popular Freestyle New Zealand freestyle motorcross team to perform four 15-20 minute shows a day on Friday and Saturday.

Made up of Andrew Jackson from Gore, Stewart Ewing from Gore and Alex Bennet from Keumeu considered to be the top four riders in New Zealand, the group entertains around 200,000 New Zealander’s each year at shows including the Parachute Festival, the Royal Easter Show and the International Monster Truck Tour.

Freestyle New Zeland company director and stunt rider Neil Dempsey says riders take off from ramps before performing maneuvers including the superman, 360, whip, and backflip three stories high in the air.


Northland Field Days president Lew Duggan is thrilled to have the team back again after such a successful showing in 2014 where riders drew big crowds.

“Watching riders perform stunts high over tents was definitely a thrill for me,” says Mr Duggan. I’m sure anybody who attend the Northland Field Days will agree.”


Freestyle motorcross riders aren’t the only thrilling late addition to the event say organisers with a thrilling gate prize being put up on offer.

Iplex Pipelines and Stronghold Trading Limited have worked together to offer a $2500 travel package organisers plan to give away to one lucky Northland Field Days attendee.

Organisers say visitors can also enjoy exciting demonstrations from the Northland Rescue Helicopter and Dargaville Fire Brigade.

Held in Dargaville, two and a half hours Northwest of Auckland, 40 minutes west of Whangarei and one hour South of Kaikohe the Northland Field Days is a fun three day event from March 3 to March 5. Free parking is available close to showgrounds with regular public transport running to and from the event.