Images from the Victorian Fete and Heritage Festival

Reverend Andrea McDougall of St Lukes church speaks with Catherine Bremner, of Whangarei, while...
Reverend Andrea McDougall of St Lukes church speaks with Catherine Bremner, of Whangarei, while Jesse Frances (6). of Weston, peeps in on the action.
Bob (89) and Jean (86) Wouldes, of Kaiapoi, ''never miss a year''.
Bob (89) and Jean (86) Wouldes, of Kaiapoi, ''never miss a year''.
Part of the street parade.
Part of the street parade.
Part of the street parade.
Part of the street parade.
Trying really hard NOT to be first across the line on their safety cycles are Carl Bonniface, of...
Trying really hard NOT to be first across the line on their safety cycles are Carl Bonniface, of Christchurch, and Sophia Leon de La Barra, of Oamaru, during a heat of ''the Slow races''.
Enjoying the Grand Street Parade are (rear:) Ben (12) and Richard Hore, of Oamaru and (front:)...
Enjoying the Grand Street Parade are (rear:) Ben (12) and Richard Hore, of Oamaru and (front:) Charlie Young (7), Anna Sillibourne, Henry Sillibourne (4), of Oamaru, and Janice Clayton of Dunedin.
John Chynoweth and Sharon Chambers both of Kakanui parade their Clydesdale dray past crowds...
John Chynoweth and Sharon Chambers both of Kakanui parade their Clydesdale dray past crowds lining Oamaru's streets.
Lily Brown (4) of Christchurch heads towards the festivities.
Lily Brown (4) of Christchurch heads towards the festivities.
Charlie Young (7),  Anna Sillibourne, and Henry Sillibourne (4). all of Oamaru watch the Mad...
Charlie Young (7), Anna Sillibourne, and Henry Sillibourne (4). all of Oamaru watch the Mad Hatter's tea party pass by.
Many different cars roll out their fineness.
Many different cars roll out their fineness.
A competitor races a penny-farthing in the 21st Heritage Bicycle Chamionship.
A competitor races a penny-farthing in the 21st Heritage Bicycle Chamionship.
Margaret Ellis of Aramoana (left), and her sister Bridget Ellis, of Oamaru (right), dance for...
Margaret Ellis of Aramoana (left), and her sister Bridget Ellis, of Oamaru (right), dance for Labour leader Andrew Little's wish at the Splendiferous Wishing Booth.
Labour leader Andrew Little blends into the crowd.
Labour leader Andrew Little blends into the crowd.
Are you for real? . . . Mia O'Dowda (3), of Oamaru, goes in for a closer look at the human...
Are you for real? . . . Mia O'Dowda (3), of Oamaru, goes in for a closer look at the human statues - the Big Wigs.
Fresh air . . . Birds' Eye View stilt walker Florence Sorrel, of Dunedin, strolls the historic...
Fresh air . . . Birds' Eye View stilt walker Florence Sorrel, of Dunedin, strolls the historic precinct.
Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum . . . Captain Festus McBoyle performs at the Victorian Fete.
Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum . . . Captain Festus McBoyle performs at the Victorian Fete.
Wayne Sandbrook of Whanganui, and Daniel Gray of Blenheim, compete in the Parkside World Stone...
Wayne Sandbrook of Whanganui, and Daniel Gray of Blenheim, compete in the Parkside World Stone Sawing Competition.
Song in the air . . . Rose (17) and Perisi Mueller (14), of Oamaru, perform at the Victorian Fete.
Song in the air . . . Rose (17) and Perisi Mueller (14), of Oamaru, perform at the Victorian Fete.
Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher catches a ride in Neil Rooney's Buick.
Waitaki Mayor Gary Kircher catches a ride in Neil Rooney's Buick.
Neil Plunket, of Christchurch, takes it slowly . . . too slowly in the 21st Heritage Bicycle...
Neil Plunket, of Christchurch, takes it slowly . . . too slowly in the 21st Heritage Bicycle Chamionship ''slow race'' - whereby technique requires you to finish last and stay a-saddle.
Spencer Church (81), of Oamaru, demonstrates the skills he has learnt in a lifetime spent in the...
Spencer Church (81), of Oamaru, demonstrates the skills he has learnt in a lifetime spent in the printing industry. He originally worked for Thomas Bracken & Co, before branching out alone as S.Church Printing in Oamaru.
Sullivan Collins (5) and big bro Jacob Wallis (15), both of Oamaru, watch the festival parade.
Sullivan Collins (5) and big bro Jacob Wallis (15), both of Oamaru, watch the festival parade.
The Deputy Wizard (Ari Freeman) and Wizard of New Zealand discuss the magic of the day.
The Deputy Wizard (Ari Freeman) and Wizard of New Zealand discuss the magic of the day.
The Wizard of New Zealand and Deputy Wizard walking in the streets of Oamaru.
The Wizard of New Zealand and Deputy Wizard walking in the streets of Oamaru.

Images from the Victorian Fete and Heritage Festival, Oamaru on Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 November, 2015.  PHOTOS BY: Christine O'Connor & Hamish Maclean.

• Slideshow: All the fun of the fete 
 
Copies of photos can be purchased from: otagoimages.co.nz

 

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