Lauder Ukulele Festival 2015
The small town of Lauder in Central Otago, New Zealand, came alive with laughter, love and music on Waitangi weekend 2015!
Hundreds of people descended on the village to enjoy a weekend of fabulous Ukulele music, delicious food and often-crazy late night dancing. Barry, Diane, Bruce and Esme worked hard to bring the event together and it was a huge success.
It was a photographers delight, the people were beautiful wearing their colourful hats and costumes while the spectators were bundled up on the first night to keep the cold chilly blast out. Children ran about through the crowds having fun in the fresh country air.
Esmé Macdonald Lauder School Bed & Breakfast on the Central Otago Rail Trail
Big smiles and colourful hats from people enjoying the Lauder Ukulele Festival
Beautiful children carefree enjoying the Lauder Ukulele Festival
Ukulele Festival Auckland
My passion for birds, a little rescued Silver-eye recovering - posing beautifully next to a Ukulele. After recovery they are released back into the garden.
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Dawn to Sunrise, beautiful beaches and rugged coast line - The Sounds French Pass
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Dawn The sounds French Pass
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