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Alpaca Competitions

Next Show is Hawkes Bay A& P Show on the 20th October 2017

We attended the 2017 National Alpaca Show in Feilding on the 22nd through to the 24th September with some great results.


Completing with our alpacas at this year’s prestigious National Alpaca Show in Feilding. The annual show saw 338 alpacas competing in the breed section, Nevalea Janeva won 1st place in her junior class and was awarded Reserve Champion overall. Nevalea Iory received a 2nd placing in his Intermediate class and was awarded Reserve Champion overall. Nevalea Knight won 1st place in the Junior Black Male and Nevalea Joker 4th place in the same class and Nevalea Jungle won 1st place in the Intermediate Brown Male class. Nevalea Kershaw received 3rd place in the Junior White Males class.  The competition was very strong with large numbers in various sections.

The Fleece competition had 198 Fleeces, with local breeder Nevalea Alpacas winning Champion Light Fawn, with their alpaca Nevalea Jasmine’s fleece, also winning a 1st with Nevalea Jett in the Junior Black Fleeces, a 2nd place with Nevalea Hula’s fleece in the Adult Black Female class and a 3rd place with Nevalea Imogen in the Intermediate White Female class.

Alongside the animals competing there was 56 entries in the Absolutely Fabulous Fibre Creations competition, which saw our knitter Kellie,  winning the Machine Knitted section with her Dress and fascinator design and a Highly Commended on her alpaca blanket.

An overall great result for team Nevalea taking away a number of trophies and ribbons for the weekend.

We attended the North Island Colourbration Show in Hamilton on the 8th April with some great results.

Nevalea Janeiro awarded 1st for Junior Black Female and also later awarded Champion Black Female.  And Nevalea Jasmine awarded 1st for her Junior Light Fawn Fleece and also taking out Champion Light Fawn Female Fleece.

Nevalea Jai and Nevalea James received 2nd placing in their sections.   Nevalea Jungle, Nevalea Josie and Nevalea Juno taking home a 3rd each.

We also took home many 1st and 2nd placings in the Finished Fleece Competition across a range of catagories  for our designer knitwear



We attended the Morrinsville Show on the 4th March 2017 with our alpacas

Nevalea Janeiro received 1st in the Junior Black Female section.


Our Alpacas competed at the Taumarunui show on 11th February 2017 with an awesome result.

Nevalea Josie – 1st Junior White Female & Reserve Champion White
Nevalea Jefferson – 1st Junior White Male
Nevalea Jewel – 1st Intermediate White Female
Nevalea Iroy – 2nd Intermediate White Male
Nevalea Icy-Sue – 1st Adult White Female
Blackgate Lodge Bronson – 2nd Senior White Male

Nevalea Jasmine – 1st Junior Light Fawn Female & Champion Light Fawn
Nevalea Italy – 1st Imtermediate Light Fawn Male
Nevalea Jinga – 2nd Intermediate Mid/Dark Fawn Male

Nevalea Jungle – 1st Junior Brown Male & Reserve Champion Brown
Nevalea Inaki – 1st Intermediate Brown Female
Nevalea Izett – 2nd Intermediate Brown Female
Nevalea Jobie – 1st Imtermediate Brown Male & Champion Brown
Nevalea Sun-Errol – 1st Adult Brown Male

Nevalea Jellee – 1st Junior Black Female
Nevalea Jett – 1st Junior Black Male & Champion Black
Nevalea Jake – 2nd Junior Black Male
Nevalea Inka – 2nd Intermediate Black Female
Nevalea Jinella – 3rd Intermediate Black Female
Nevalea Sun-Silvester – 1st Adult Black Male & Reservse Champion Black


Our Alpacas competed the the 2017 Rotorua show on 28th January 2017

With Nevalea Isadora receiving 1st place for her Fleece in the Black Junior Section and also taking out Champion Black Fleece.
Nevalea Isadora also received 1st place for her Intermediate Black Fleece.
Nevalea Jones received 2nd place for his Junior Brown Fleece
Nevalea Essence received 2nd place for her Mid/Darl Fleece in the Senior Fleece section


Our alpacas competed at Egmont Show on 18th November 2016, our last show for 2016

Nevalea Jones received 1st Junior Brown Male, Reserve Champion Junior Male and Champion Brown And Nevalea Jake received 1st Junior Black Male and Champion Black
Nevalea Isadora received 1st Intermediate Black Female
Nevalea Josie and Nevalea Jane received 1st in the Sires Progeny “Blackgate Lodge Bronson”
Nevalea Josie received 1st junior white female and also Reserve Champion Junior Female, and our other girl Nevalea Jane taking 2nd place in the same class.


Our alpacas competed for the first time at the Manawatu A&P Show on Saturday 5th November 2016 with pleasing results.

Nevalea Isadora placed 1st Black Intermediate Female, Reserve Champion Intermediate Female and Champion Black.
Nevalea Jett, 1st Junior Black Male
Nevalea India, 1st Junior Black Female
Nevalea Jasmine, 2nd white junior female and also Reserve Junior Female.



We had a great time catching up with other alpaca breeders at the Royal Hawkes Bay A&P Show on Friday, Thanks Sarah & Peter for an enjoyable show. We took 10 alpacas and we came home with 11 ribbons.

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Kellie was successful at the recent National Alpaca Show in Christchurch, in the creative fibre section being awarded the Ashford Award ‘For the Love of Alpaca’ voted ‘People’s Choice’ with her jacket featuring alpacas on the back.



2016 National Alpaca Show, this years annual show was held in Christchurch.  Our black junior male, Jett received 3rd place,  Jim was placed 1st in the Junior Light Fawn males, Jinella was placed 6th in the Junior Black Females and Jones was placed 6th the in Junior Brown Males, a very pleasing result.

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We were very pleased with our results from the recent 2016 North Island Colourbration, finished fleece product competition at the Waikato Show.  Leonie taking away three 1st places, a 2nd and a 3rd along with daughter Kellie also receiving two 1st places, a 2nd and a 3rd in different classes of the competition for machine knitting, hand knitting and felting categories for our beautiful alpaca knitwear garments and homeware products, that we design and make here at Nevalea Alpacas.


The Taumarunui A&P Show’s first alpaca section saw us achieved great results, taking out Champion Brown Huacaya with our alpaca Nevalea Sun-Sawyer.  We also took away six first place ribbons on the day along with nine more ribbon placings.  A great result in a competitive Huacaya line-up.

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We received the Mid Northern District Council ribbon for our organisation of the first Alpaca Section at Taumarunui A&P Show.  An enjoyable day was had by all alpaca exhibitors and breeders, some travelling from as far as Christchurch, Napier & Whangarei.  The show received glowing appraises from many for how well it was setup and run, we look forward to 2017’s show.



We had a busy day at the Royal Show in Hawkes Bay on Friday. We took 14 alpacas and each received a ribbon, 19 ribbons in total.

ALineUP Ribbons


We had a great time at the National Alpaca 2015 Expo recently, here are a few photos from our time there.

Isadora how was placed 2nd Show1 Show2

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