Photos: The fan costumes

03:04, Feb 08 2014
Wellington Sevens
The "Jarmy Army", from left, Dean Holland, Dene Cassin, Herb Bell and Jeff Geayley warm up for the sevens on the Wellington waterfront.
Wellington Sevens
Punters, from left, Paul Garrett, Jesse Garrett, Brian Martelletti, Marcus Garrett, Shane Hamnett and Randy Toone, plan to arrive at the Sevens on horseback.
Wellington Sevens
Back row from left, Robert Makene, Steve Burgess, Christine Paul, and front row from left Sapphire Martin and Maree Cheshire get ready to go.
Wellington Sevens
Ultimate sevens fan Waitangi Mika, centre, and the Doctours are ready for action.
Sevens pirates
Punters start their warm-up for the sevens. Pirates, from Auckland, from left, Caznae Raynes, Ashleigh Robinson, Connor Robinson, Carol Robinson and Phil Raynes.
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Bo Simkin, left, and Claire parkinson both from Eastbourne as super heroes.
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Grom left, Phil Watson, Colin Thackery, and Chris Hadley dress as the cast of The Hangover.
Sevens Bowman
Punters start their warm-up for the sevens. From left. Sarah Bowman, Sam Wallace and James L'estrange
Seven TMNT
Teenage Mutant Turtles Quinn Robb and Stefan Godman on Willis Street.
Sevens Tui cans
Sevens waterfront. Punters start their warm-up for the sevens. From left, Pete rathod, matt Lewis, hami Phillips, Andrew Cameron as Tui cans.
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Kurt Umbers and Hemi Hoskins are dressed as pop group LMFAO.
Wellington Sevens
Judy Brokenshire, Lyn Weir, Dale Thompson and Tracey Hall have been coming to the sevens for 14 years and counting.
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Cory Heather and James Scott as that perennial Sevens favourite, Speedo Cops.
Wellington Sevens
These guys escaped from jail just to join the celebrations.
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This group of lords and ladies seem dressed for a different kind of party altogether.
Wellington Sevens
Amy Brookes and Ben Fox were actually pretty easy to spot in their Where's Wally? costumes.
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Tongan Native Americans.
7s rocket man
Stan Asimopoulos as Mr Squiggish, the man from the Moon
7s crayfish
Punters dressed up at crayfish start their warm-up for the Sevens.
7s bananas
Banana in Pajamas get ready for the Sevens.
7s parkin
Costume catwalk founder Chris Parkin gets into the spirit of things.
7s peacocks
Peacocks Rosie Masters and Lizana Muir.
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The Canadians: Shea Martinm, Meredith Barrett-Jones, Arielle Martin and Briana Hungerford.
Wellington Sevens
Beauty queens Katie O'Loughlan, left, Stacey Craig, Ashleigh McCutcheon and Rachel Watson.
Wellington Sevens
Mad hatters Clint and Teresa McKenzie.
Wellington Sevens
Monopoly women Nicola Taylor, left, Helena Quinn, Jan Grindle and Chantal Fuhl.
Wellington Sevens
Norman Hemi, front, leads his wolf pack.
Wellington Sevens
Jamaican bob sled team Ryan Walker, Mike Barnett, Mitch Steele and Blair Williams.
Wellington Sevens
A gaggle of Billy T James'.
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A Christchurch Hangover 'wolfpack'.
Wellington Sevens
Hamilton cavemen and cavewomen.
Wellington Sevens
Wellington's Abigail Moir and Johnny Crothers as Ken and Barbie.
Wellington Sevens
Kevin Banaghan and 'gorilla'.
Wellington Sevens
Smudge McNeilage and the paua women.
Wellington Sevens
Minions from Auckland, Sophie Cameron, Morgan Smith and Larissa Pedersen.
Wellington Sevens
Scots Andre Hoggard, Caitlin Williams, Paige Kenning and Kit Bradley.
Wellington Sevens
Dennis Watling comes to the Sevens each year - for the rugby - and was prepared for the rain.
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A belly dancer is escorted out of Westpac Stadium.
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Richie Benaud fans Henry Cameron, left, Richie Ball and Choi Jackson.
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These fans got especially pixellated for the occasion.

For many, the Wellington Sevens is all about the costumes. 

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Phil Tanuvasa is resplendent in his clone outfit.
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A gaggle of birds about to enter the stadium on day two.
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Penguins were comfortable in the cool conditions on day two.
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Caryn de Horatrus and Kevin Marshall.
Wellington Sevens costumes 2014: day two
Fans enjoy the atmosphere during day two.
Sevens costumes day two
The Carousals, (from left) Steph Murray, Victoria Wallace, Emma Hickey and Kate Kelly.
Sevens costumes day two
Fans soak up the atmosphere on day two.
Sevens costumes day two
The Kinder Surprises: Anna Zobel, left, Wiebke Liebich and Laura Benecke.
Sevens costumes day two
Fans dressed as the grumpy old men from the The Muppets.

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