Entry to the Northland Field Days at Dargaville next week has been reduced to $12.

Northland Field Days Society president Lew Duggan said the reduction from $15 was a

gesture of gratitude to longtime supporters of Northland's biggest agricultural event.

"We wanted to do something for those who had loyally attended the event year after year. We

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needed to do something to say thank you."

The committee has introduced a new family pass so groups with two adults and up to three

children will pay no more than $30 to spend the day at the event. Entry for children aged 5-

16 remains at $5 each and children under 5 get in free.

A Northern Advocate headline yesterday said entry was free at the March 3, 4 and 5 Field

Days - our apologies, it is free for Under 5s only.