Oktoberfest is being pitched as a chance for residents to get out and enjoy
Come on down: Hawera's Oktoberfest organiser Tobi Hipp raises his stein to a successful beer festival in the town this weekend. The brainchild of the newly formed Hawera 4 All group, Oktoberfest is being pitched as a chance for residents to get out and enjoy their town.
"If everybody does something to make the place rock, then we are going to have a town full of positive people and events," Mr Hipp said.
The one-night festival, which includes the Hawera Brass Band, starts tomorrow evening at the Hawera Community Centre for anyone over 18. Tickets cost $50 per person which includes a meal, a specialised beer glass and, of course, the first beer.
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