Event Details


The annual Fieldays No.8 Wire National Art Award is a renowned competition challenging artists from across New Zealand to transform the iconic agricultural product, No.8 wire, into inspiring art.

Each year entrants are invited to utilise agricultural-based materials and No.8 wire to create sculptural artworks and compete for a prize pool worth nearly $10,000. The award culminates in a month-long exhibition at Hamilton’s ArtsPost Galleries & Shop, opening on Friday 26 May.

This year's guest judge Hannah Kidd will discuss the award winners selected for the 2023 Fieldays No.8 Wire National Art Award.

Please note:
This event is held at ArtsPost located at 120 Victoria Street, next door to Waikato Museum.


  • Fri 26 May


  • 10:30 am — 11:30 am

Address: ArtsPost

  • 120 Victoria Street
  • Kirikiriroa Hamilton
  • New Zealand