Thousands of punters have headed to Dargaville to enjoy the biggest agricultural event in Northland.

The Northland Field Days, held at the Dargaville Showgrounds at the corner of Awakino Point East Rd and State Highway 14, ran across three days starting last Thursday and ending on Saturday.

Northern Advocate photographer John Stone headed to the event on Friday to check it out.

Andy Greenwood checks out a new quad bike.
Andy Greenwood checks out a new quad bike.
Duncan Harper, from Waipapa, browses the display of heavy machinery.
Duncan Harper, from Waipapa, browses the display of heavy machinery.
Sue Murray, from Wairarapa, waters a popular drawcard - the Taungatara Clydesdales (from left) Fiona, Merrick and Jess.
Sue Murray, from Wairarapa, waters a popular drawcard - the Taungatara Clydesdales (from left) Fiona, Merrick and Jess.
The Taungatara Clydesdales amble through the crowd.
The Taungatara Clydesdales amble through the crowd.
Nikki Senior and Kim Keeble from the Bay of Islands served up tasty vegetarian food at the show.
Nikki Senior and Kim Keeble from the Bay of Islands served up tasty vegetarian food at the show.
One of the many exhibition marquees filled with information from a diverse range of stallholders.
One of the many exhibition marquees filled with information from a diverse range of stallholders.
Chris Young, product manager for Kioki NZ, outlines their machinery to a visitor.
Chris Young, product manager for Kioki NZ, outlines their machinery to a visitor.