The Festival of Colour wrapped up last weekend with people packing the streets to watch the performers. I would have to say Mulletman was a bit of a favourite with me - very entertaining for the children but also a lot of adult humour that went right over their heads. The next Festival is set for April 2013 with some ideas already being thrown around as to what it will include next time - watch this space!
Also on this week is the annual Arts Society exhibition. A special section this year will display the interpretation of the word 'boxes' from the different disciplines as well as a display of dolls and bags from Aspiring Quilters. Many other artists are involved including painters, photographers, printmakers, sculptures, woodworkers and potters.
And coming up tomorrow is Te Kakano Earth Day. Many people are expected to help out with the planting of donated natives at Lismore Park, as well as taking part in a mini-eco festival and screening of the film 'The Burning Season'.
Firstly to the winners and competitors of last weekends Contact EPIC race around Lake Hawea. A couple of records were broken and many locals featured in the top placegetters, including Dougal Allan (1st, 125km Epic), Oliver Young (1st, 95km Classic) and Jo Williams (2nd, Womans 125km Epic).
And secondly to several local sportspeople who won titles at the Goldrush Central Otago Sports Awards. Jossi, Byron and Bruce Wells all took out awards along with Nicky Samuels who won the Sportswoman of the Year. Check out Sports Central for detailed results.
Well that's it from me this week. Enjoy your Easter break (if you get one) and wrap up warm for the Dawn Service wherever you may be!!
Kylie, Mandy, Wayne and the Te Wanaka Team.