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Akaroa French Festival, 2013 (3rd of 3)

Akaroa French Festival, 2013

Since 1997 Akaroa’s French heritage has been celebrated at the biennial French Fest in October. Events include a street party, French market and historical re-enactments. These people are descendants of some of the original French settlers.

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Tessa Copland, 'French - French settlements', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/46769/akaroa-french-festival-2013 (accessed 1 March 2020)

Story by Tessa Copland, published 8 Feb 2005, reviewed & revised 1 Feb 2016