30,000-plus people, glorious Hawke's Bay weather, four days of silliness and seriousness, dressing up and alter-egos, in the Art Deco capital of the world.... I call it work!
My choice from a week's work at Hawke's Bay Today J
the Havelock North Village Press and/or The Link)
Annual spectacleL-R: Estelle Pemberton, Napier, and Susie Ford, Auckland, in Tennyson St, Napier.
International flavourL-R: Merrill Fernando, Dilmah Tea, with Sally Jackson, Art Deco Trust, and John Key, Prime Minister.
Co-ordinated outfitsL-R: Eddie Brown, 5, and Archie Brown, 7, from Puketapu.
Cabaret galMadison Bowey, Encore Dancers, Born To Move, Hastings.
Navy connectionFormal Sunset ceremony, NZ Navy at the Sound Shell.
Settling inCrowd watch the Formal Sunset Ceremony, NZ Navy at the Sound Shell.
Stealing the ShowAir display by the RNZAF
Happy show-offsL-R: Sam Henwood, England, Sam Hawkins, Christchurch, on top of a Burrell's Showman Engine.
Laura Cleveland, Wanganui, at Death by Chocolate, in the memorial chapel at Dunstall's Funeral Parlour, Napier.
James Millar, bartender, Orleans Britomart, Downtown Auckland, creating cocktails at a Dilmah High Tea session.
L-R: Deborah Huckle, Peter-John Huckle, Zimbabwe, celebrating Deborah's 70th birthday.... "most impressed Napier laid all this on for me"....
L-R: Heather Kerr, Mount Maunganui, Kiri Gillespie, senior digital reporter, Bay of Plenty Times, Tauranga, in Napier for a hen's party weekend, heading off for a drive in a 1942 Willys Jeep owned and driven by Darren Diack, Napier. Kiri's getting married on 14/03/15.
L-R: James Guidera, Amy Burt, from Full Swing, Wellington, jazz in Market St, Napier.
Eva-Rose Wildermoth, 15 weeks, Napier, experiencing her first Art Deco weekend with her grandpa Dave Mann, Napier.
L-R: Tegan McDonald and Holley Diskin, both from Taradale.
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