Ray Meech (8), of Oamaru, was a colourful participant in
Oamaru's midwinter masquerade on Saturday night. Photo by
From superheroes to lions, skeletons to Queen Victoria,
there were a wide variety of masks featured at Oamaru's
midwinter masquerade on Saturday night.
The town's 11th annual masquerade left Smiths Store about
6.30pm and made its way to Oamaru Harbour, where hot soup
It was a colourful spectacle on a dark winter's night, with
many carrying lanterns featuring artist Donna Demente's
Some of the masks had been made, under the guidance of Ms
Demente, at workshops earlier in the week.