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The Carnival of the Lake took place at Hokowhitu Lagoon in 1964. Events included a pet parade, Highland dancing, a demonstration from the Manawatu Kayak Club and a jousting contest. Some other highlights were the final of the Miss Manawatu Competition, the variety concert staged on a floating ship and the "Leap of Death" made by Clive Lohta from the Centennial Bridge into a fire lit on the lagoon. Some 2000 people came to watch the festivities over the 4-day period.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2015P_2013-50_012000 - 2015P_2013-50_012008
Title
Carnival of the Lake
Relation
Z Collection - 2013-50
Format
Colour print
Held In
Coolstore

Creation

Created By
Date
1964

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Taxonomy

Community Tags
boat,
colour,
elephant,
fun,
hokowhitu,
unidentified,
water,

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