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Balloons in Te Awamutu

Five hot air balloons came to Selwyn Park this morning as part of "Balloons on Tour with Mighty River Power". A large crowd gathered at 7:00am to see the display, with the highlight being "Lily the Bee". Thethered rides were available for children and free goodies were handed out to spectators.

Hot Air balloons
Photo: Bruce Crowther

Lily the Bee
Photo: Bruce Crowther

Lily in Town
Photo: Te Awamutu iSite Information Centre

Colouring Competition

Mayor Alan Livingston presented prizes to winners of the childrens colouring competition. Winners Oliver Ackroyd and Lewin Walters received tethered rides in a balloon. Runner-up prizes included sports bags and goods donated by the ANZ Bank, and were awarded to Daniel Adams and Maddison McLean.

Entries are on display at the ANZ Bank.