Having fun at Hawea

01:16, Dec 28 2012
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Crowds and horses gather near Hawea Flat for the annual Hawea Picnic races.
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Tom Kaminszky and Paula Hasler, of Dunedin, at the races.
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Riders prepare to race at the annual Hawea Picnic Races.
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Sonya Bostock and Kelly Everest, of Lake Hawea.
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Vince and Tracey Saunders, of Wanaka.
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Barbara Hyde, of Greytown, and June Hyde, of Wanaka.

The annual Hawea Picnic Races in the Southern Lakes District has attracted a reasonable crowd today.

The traditional family event consists of trots, pacing and gallops as well as food outlets.

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Denise Shaw, of Lake Hawea, and Bracken at the annual races.

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