All hands on deck to pre­pare float

Hastings Leader - - Front Page -

Hast­ings dis­trict coun­cil­lor Wendy Schol­lum lent a hand pre­par­ing the coun­cil’s float for this year’s Hast­ings Blos­som Pa­rade.

Many hands have been on deck pre­par­ing an­other spec­tac­u­lar dis­play to join the more than 50 floats that will hit the streets of Hast­ings this Satur­day.

Held an­nu­ally since 1950, more than 20,000 peo­ple are ex­pected to take in this year’s event, with the pa­rade start­ing at 11am on the cor­ner of Lyn­don Rd and War­ren St.

■ A prize­giv­ing for the best floats in seven cat­e­gories, as well as the Peo­ple’s Choice Award, will be held at 1.15pm at Civic Square.

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