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Sun shines for splendid Hastings Blossom Parade

Monday, 16 September 2013, 3:11 pm | Hastings Blossom Festival

The route for this year’s Blossom Parade on Saturday 14 September was lined with families, teens and seniors basking in the warmth of Hawke’s Bay spring sunshine as the 60 floats, bands, marching groups and other entertainers paraded past. More >>

First Blossom Queen in 40 years “a passionate ambassador”

Monday, 9 September 2013, 12:03 pm | Hastings Blossom Festival

Vanessa Kirk, 22, is the 2013 Hastings Blossom Queen and received her crown and sash from the reigning queen, Margaret Ross, who took the title 40 years ago. More >>

Youth choirs add sweet notes to Blossom Festival

Monday, 9 September 2013, 10:11 am | Hastings Blossom Festival

Six local secondary school choirs will be providing free lunch time concerts as part of Hastings Blossom festivities that also includes art and garden events, and an inner city blossom breakfast. More >>

Decorations abound as Hastings embraces Blossom Festival

Thursday, 5 September 2013, 4:26 pm | Hastings Blossom Festival

Hastings mid city fountain, lamp posts, store windows, and bikes will be decked out in flowers as part of this year’s Blossom festivities. More >>

2013 Hastings Blossom Queen crowned at ‘50s theme dance

Wednesday, 21 August 2013, 9:59 am | Hastings Blossom Festival

For the first time in 40 years, a Blossom Queen will be crowned as part of this year’s Blossom Festival and her crowning will be part of a 1950s themed rock and roll dance on Saturday 7 September. More >>

Calling all floats – prizes and fun galore

Wednesday, 14 August 2013, 11:29 am | Hastings Blossom Festival

Princesses and pirates eating apples, three little pigs and apple sauce, a market stall selling flowers and fruit - these are just three of the floats underway to reflect the Fruit Bowl of New Zealand theme for this year’s Hastings Blossom Parade ... More >>

Hastings Blossom Parade looks to past for the future

Thursday, 1 August 2013, 2:13 pm | Hastings Blossom Festival

This year’s Blossom Parade on Saturday 14 September will be taking a new route through the streets of Hastings and will, as in days gone by, have princesses and a Blossom Queen nestled within the floral floats. More >>