Flames, fizz, fun and fuzzy bunnies
There was plenty on in the lead-up to Easter, as well as over the four-day holiday break. Photographers Warwick Smith and David
Unwin captured a range of activities as the weather largely continued to smile on our little patch of Palmy-dice.
Nothing beats a good lolly scramble, as these kids, among the thousands who turned out for Sunday’s Foxton Easter Fair, well know.
A firefighter silhouetted against the flames of the controlled house burn on Ngata St last Wednesday evening. The fire was set to demonstrate how quickly a fire can take hold for the TV3 Story team of Heather Du Plessis-Allen and Duncan Garner.
Getting the Easter rabbit habit, the Easter Bun was at the Esplanade Scenic Railway over the weekend, handing out eggs to passengers boarding the iconic train ride.
The 100th anniversary of the 1916 Easter Irish Uprising against British rule was commemorated in City Library on Saturday with dancing, food and music. Aimee Goga and Kate Scotson perform a jig.
The Manawatu Car Club’ held its Clubsport Grass Autocourse event at Pryces Line Halcombe on Good Friday. Jarrod Higgins drives his stockcar modified Chysler Charger during the event.
Hundreds of Palmerston North children, a record number, participated in the annual Weet-Bix Tryathlon held at Ongley Park last Thursday, with participatory medals handed out by former Silver Ferns netball player, Irene van Dyke. Boys in the 11-15 age bracket wait their turn for the swim leg.