Giltrap Agrizone Schools Tractor Pull competition

Students from Te Awamutu Primary School took first place for the Giltrap Agrizone Schools Tractor Pull competition held at Fieldays

Heats for the competition were held in the lead up to Fieldays, with Te Awamutu Primary School taking on Cambridge Primary School in the finals.


The event required schools to select a team of 20 students to pull a large tractor 30 metres in the fastest time. Eight schools competed in the heats, with the fastest two schools competing in the final at Fieldays.

Fieldays and Giltrap Agrizone coordinated the event, with $2000 being awarded to the winning school.

“This was a fantastic opportunity for our students to build on teamwork, communication, and resilience,” Te Awamutu Primary School principal, Craig Pentecost, says.

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“During the finals, there was a huge amount of sportsmanship and support between Cambridge Primary and Te Awamutu Primary schools.

I’m very proud of our students for their achievement and outstanding attitudes during this unique event, with special thanks to Adam Cairns for his dedication towards preparing our students to allow them the best opportunity to achieve their goals.”


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