RACE THAT STOPS TWO NATIONS
Dozens of locals got dolled up in their best racing outfits and cheered on their favourites in Australia’s most famous horse race, the Melbourne Cup, on Tuesday. These photos were taken by photographer Stephen Parker and reporter James. Lorraine Cameron (left) and Nadia Christensen enjoy the vibe at Ambrosia Restaurant and Bar.
(From left) Sheryl Mettam, Judy Reweti and Jan Gundesen all dressed up at the Rotorua Citizens Club for the racing.
Many people gather at Ambrosia Restaurant and Bar to celebrate the Melbourne Cup.
People are ready to cheer the horses on at Ambrosia Restaurant and Bar.