Kōrero: Hawke’s Bay region

Fruit bowl float

Fruit bowl float

In the 20th century Hawke’s Bay was marketed as the ‘fruit bowl of New Zealand’. This float, entered by Woolworths in the annual Hastings Blossom Festival, picks up on this theme. The bright colours of the heaped fruit bowl topped with cascading grapes won its maker a commendation.

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Hastings District Council

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Hawke’s Bay region - Horticulture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/23908/fruit-bowl-float (accessed 7 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, updated 1 Jul 2015