With the opening of the $250,000 Heiniger shearer training centre at Jamestown Show, there was a flurry of blades. Jean McFarlane, 33, of Melrose, took part in the novice sports shearing event. There were many traditional attractions.

OPENING: Show Ambassador Sam Kekovich, third from right, opened the show watched by Colin Byles, left, Northern Areas Mayor Denis Clark, Grey MP Rowan Ramsey, Upper House President Andrew McLachlan, show president David Cooper, 2018 Ambassador Hayward Paynter and 2019 Ambassador James Moore.

OPENING: Show Ambassador Sam Kekovich, third from right, opened the show watched by Colin Byles, left, Northern Areas Mayor Denis Clark, Grey MP Rowan Ramsey, Upper House President Andrew McLachlan, show president David Cooper, 2018 Ambassador Hayward Paynter and 2019 Ambassador James Moore.

GUEST: Upper House President Andrew McLachlan visited the showgrounds with Charlotte Basso before taking part in a panel discussion.

GUEST: Upper House President Andrew McLachlan visited the showgrounds with Charlotte Basso before taking part in a panel discussion.