Lions fans roar into town
Rugby fans and locals alike were not disappointed with the street entertainment turned on for the first game of the British Lions Series held in Whangarei. From kapa haka, dancing, drum bands, stilt walkers and circus acts - there was something for everyone.
Mandy Turner for Carterton joins Lions fans Maurice Arnold and Eric Douglas both from England.
The Hatea Kapa Haka performers were popular with the crowd.
Evelyn Arevalo, Lillie Tai and Chole Mc Coy were a colourful sight.
Pubs were kept busy with the influx of visitors.