Carnival of the Lake, Hokowhitu Lagoon
A midsummer festival named “Carnival of the Lake” was held on the Hokowhitu Lagoon at Centennial Drive, Palmerston North, January 17 – 20 1964. A variety of activities ensured the public were well entertained during the four-day festival. The Manawatu Kayak Club gave special demonstrations on the Lake and Gondola rides were popular. The Carnival of the Lake was organised by the Public Relations Organisation during Anniversary Weekend 1963 and 1964.