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Blossom festival, Alexandra

Blossom festival, Alexandra

Alexandra has held a blossom festival since 1957. This gloriously pink float attracted many admiring glances in the 2004 festival parade. The town also hosts a cultural festival known as the thyme festival each November, when the district’s wild thyme is in flower.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 27 September 2004, p. 12

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Otago places - Manuherikia', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 May 2022)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Jul 2015