Best Fairfax photos - March

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The Hamilton balloon piloted by Mark Brown, of Hamilton, floats above a sea of fog covering farmland west of the city during the final event of the Balloons over Waikato festival. (Waikato Times)
Swinging with Rocker Man, Finn Litton (9), top and Chloe Wellman (11) fly high on the swing as the Balloons take off during the balloons over Waikato event.
A group of ghost busters called Haunted Auckland ventured into the old Kingseat mental hospital to search for supernatural activity. Pictured Member of Haunted Auckland, Mark Wallbank. (Auckland Bureau)
Comedian, Guy Williams. (Auckland Bureau)
Kiwi cartoonist, Dylan Horrocks.
Christchurch resident Alf Johnson (92) from St Martins still waiting on EQC and his insurance company to make a decision to rebuild his house.
Chawiwan Thaksinbut with her son, Kritsada Chaimee, 17 reunited after spending most of their lives apart. (Nelson Mail)
Mike Kerrisk (pictured) of the Tasman Rugby Union is being replaced by Steve Mitchell. (Nelson Mail)
Feature.Portrait entries March 2014
Feature.Portrait entries

Here is a selection of Fairfax visual journalists' best photos for March 2014.


Debbie Ardern from Hamilton Search and Rescue climbs out of a steep gully during a search and rescue mission. (Waikato Times)
Contractors clean up broken glass from the front of the Glenview Takeaways after a vehicle was driven through the shop window. (Waikato Times)
Emergency services in full swing. (Nelson Mail)
A suspect is guarded by armed police after a P lab raid, Chews Lane Apartments.
Jack Doyle (11) crossing Warrington St after heavy rain and strong winds in Christchurch.
A serious motorbike crash.
Hard news entries March 2014
Hard news entries March 2014.
Taranaki Sprint Triathlon - ITU World Cup event held at Ngamotu Beach in New Plymouth. (Taranaki Daily News)
Casey Kopua hits the floor during a Kai Magic vs Southern Steel game, Claudelands Arena Hamilton. (Waikato Times)
Competitor Hamish Tomlinson in the 4000m Avanti Individual Pursuit during the NZ Elite and Under 19 Track Nationals Champs, Avantodrome Cambridge. (Waikato Times)
Andrea Hewitt from NZ finishes in 2nd place at the Taranaki Sprint Triathlon, ITU World Cup event held at Ngamotu Beach, New Plymouth. (Taranaki Daily News)
Tim Nanai Williams scores for the Chiefs during a game versus the Highlanders at Waikato Stadium, Hamilton. (Waikato Times)
Jamie Lee Price (left) acting coy after knocking Keisha Grant to the ground during a Canterbury Tactix v Waikato/Bay of Plenty Magic game at CBS Arena. (The Press)
Christopher Whitley Auckland coach for Bryony Botha at the National Cycle competition in Cambridge. (Waikato Times)
Coach Ivar Hopman left, and cyclist Regan Gough at the National Cycle competition, Cambridge. (Waikato Times)
Connor Masseurs, 17, celebrates Upper Hutt's win in the mixed final Wellington secondary school dragon boat championships over arch rivals Heretaunga. (Dominion Post)
Sport entries for March 2014
Sport March entries
Arrested Development dancer Fareedah performs at Womad in New Plymouth. (Taranaki Daily News)
Taranaki Radio Control Car Club (TRCCC) member Gage Peters, 12, winner at the North Island Champs. (Taranaki Daily News)
Prime Minister John Key gets the squeeze from 6 month old Harrison Burns during a sod turning ceremony at the new Endeavour Primary school at Flagstaff. (Waikato Times)
Te Haona Kaha perform at the Tainui Waka Kapa Haka Festival. (Waikato Times)
Nelson MP Nick Smith with 6-month-old Lewis Wilson in Pottering About. Steve Wilson, right along with his wife Rachel Yerbury-Wilson and their baby boy Lewis have been granted residency in New Zealand. (The Nelson Mail)
The ASB Nightglow at Waikato University. (Waikato Times)
Karen Crisp protesting about a telecom cell tower outside her shop by parking over the work site. Karen refused to move until local MP Gerry Brownlee came down to assist with her issues. (The Press)
A passionate protester makes himself heard during the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement march down Queen Street, Auckland. (Auckland Bureau)
After dragging a mannequin to the finish line an exhausted Lewis Trickett is given assistance during the National Firefighter Combat Challenge in Wellington. (Dominion Post)
Noel Quinn takes a tumble off Trickjah at the Castlepoint Races, Wairarapa. (Dominion Post)
General News entries March 2014
General News entries.

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