Auckland Studio Potters invited the public to glaze a shell before raku firing on-site.
Runner-Up Lantern by Allan Dai, Remuera Primary School. Displayed in Browns Clothing, 411 Remuera Road.
Le Cirque de JP gets the snail race under way...
Residents from 7 Saint Vincent helped to create flowers for the floral archway.
Carmen Miranda with a stunning fruit headdress.
BBC Jazzmen found a sunny spot for a set or two.
Lantern Finalists from Newmarket School: Tiffany, Apolo, Soul, Nygella, Jingwen and Jiny. Displayed in PaperPlus, 389 Remuera Road.
French berets, striped tees and moustaches were everywhere! Photo by Vanita Andrews.
Gendarmes kept the crowds orderly and very amused!
Santa's Sleigh built by Haydn Clifford and hand painted by Steve Reid.
Dianne Lawrence steps out for Basler.
A stunning red pack pagoda made by Monique Van der Linde, Zoe Fisher and Julie Qian from Meadowbank School took 5th place in the Year 4-6 category.