Whether you're searching for the perfect gift, feel like spoiling yourself - or just fancy taking five mintues out of your day to be surrounded by beautiful things - Sarah Clark's Hedgerow will delight the senses in every possible way.
As a child, Kylie Watts used to wander around an enchanted wonderland, feasting her eyes on all manner of toys, books and games. The wonderland was Mainly Toys. Fast-forward a couple of decades and two young children of her own - and Kylie is now the proud owner of that very same toy shop.
Marilyn Monroe famously said, “Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world”. In Michaela Longstaff’s case the right shoes were high spec, high quality, comfortable, stylish and European – and she’s well on her way to conquering the traditionally male-dominated world of the shoe industry.
Fabulous Cellphane Roosters were entered by Cornwall Park School, with the larger rooster made by Tess Bradley, Tessa Burrell, Ruby Smith, Samantha Ratcliffe, Varnika Kanji and Michaela Fuatimau a Finalist in Year 4-6 category.
The Roaring Antoinettes dancing French Charleston! Photo by Vanita Andrews.
Event sponsor Barfoot & Thompson Remuera held a raffle for Starship.
Churchill Park School won $600 from ANZ for the most Finalists in the Lantern Competition. Pictured are Damyanti Daya and Liz Gunn from Churchill Park School with Samantha McGuire from ANZ Remuera.
StarJam's Velvet Vocalists and Drummers kicked off the BNZ Stage programme and were fantastic!
And a glowing Barfoots lantern too!
Le Cirque de JP escapes on unicycle.
Twistin' the Swing took their Django Reinhardt style French jazz inside cafes. Photo by Bruce Tetley
Inside the Experimental Bakery festival go-ers painted plywood triangles to create special bunting for Remuera.
Life Pharmacy staff dressed in French theme. Photo by Vanita Andrews.
DJ Lucas Datt spinning some spooky tunes.
Judges Peter Thompson and David Wong with the Year 4-6 Winner, a Feathered Rooster Lantern made by Abby Heazlewood from Churchill Park School
Traditional Lion Dance entertained the crowds.
Fabulous performance of traditional Bian Lian, or 'face changing'.
Residents from 7 Saint Vincent helped to create flowers for the floral archway.