Feilding Herald : January 26th 2012
14 THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012 NEWS Manpower: It was not just the young rugby players who put their shoulders to shafts of the Coach House vehicles being moved to their new home. Three fine ladies: Lis Todd , Glen Adams and Rosalind Bagley were dressed for the occasion at Settlers Day. Stiltwalkers: Trying their skill on stilts during Settlers Day were Josephine and Jaxsyn Joyce, from Bonfire: A huge bonfire kept the crowd warm for an hour before the fireworks were ignited by the Kairanga-Bunnythorpe Lions. Action-packed weekend to remember Riding high: All ages enjoyed the sideshow rides. Eyes on the sky: It was all eyes turned upward for the sky works of the Red Checkers and Iroquois from RNZAF Base Ohakea early in the evening's entertainment, followed by fireworks on Monday night at Manfeild. Eye and hand; Quick co-ordination needed to hit the ''rat down a drainpipe'' kept Hunter Robinson of Pauatahanui, Wellington, busy while visiting Settlers Day wiith his family. It was a busy weekend in Feilding with Vintage cars, Settlers Day and man-and-horse- drawn vehicles moving through Manchester Square on Saturday. Then on Monday evening between 10,000 and 12,000 people thronged to Manfeild to enjoy an evening of sideshows, live entertainment and fireworks. Bobbie Nicholls captured some of the action on both days.
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