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Shane Richardson and son Lennox with 1973 Ford Falcon.
Bob White and his dog Chika check out the vehicles.
R J Hamton from Cambridge with his 1967 Almac Cobra.
Dave Gibson From Tepuke with his 1938 Ford Coupe.
SHOWING OFF: Mike Reid, from Mahia, shows off his professional Top Door Slammer dragracing car called Rat Attack, and Rilen Baker enjoys the view from the cockpit of the 2500 horsepower 1955 Chevrolet at the Surf City Hot Rod Club's show and shine event on Saturday. Pictures by Rebecca Grunwell
PROGRESSING: Finding old asbestos cement water pipes has not affected progress at Eastland Port’s new wharfside log yard, which is expected to be completed by mid to late 2019. Picture by Liam Clayton
Seth Iremonger with his dog Jimmy, winner of the best rescue dog category. Jimmy, dressed as Wally from Where’s Wally fame, is the brother of the judges’ favourite Spec. Picture by Rebecca Grunwell
JUDGES BEST: The judges’ favourite was Shaun Iremonger with his rescue dog Spec, dressed as a convincing lion. Spec’s owners Nicola and Shaun Iremonger describe him as loving, energetic and loyal. Picture by Rebecca Grunwell
AWESOME EYES: Sam Harrison with her dog Rya won the prize for most awesome eyes. Sam says Rya is a dog with personality-plus and loves attention. She also has no problem getting dressed up as a short Mexican. Picture by Rebecca Grunwell
New accommodation providers Storme and Caroline Curtis hit the ground running when they re-opened Cedar House as a five-bedroom bed and breakfast last month. The historic home has been a private residence, St Winifred’s Catholic Girls’ School and a restaurant called Pinehurst Manor. The Edwardian mansion was built from native timbers around 1910 at the city end of Clifford Street. Gisborne hit capacity on many nights over summer, with national events like the speedway and surf lifesaving championships filling up all the rooms in town. Picture by Rebecca Grunwell
INTERPRETIVE DANCE: An audience of about 80 guests followed five dancers— including Emma Dellabarca (left) and Brydie Colquhoun — around the galleries as they performed individual dances, responding to the artworks in front of them. The troupe combined to present two excerpts from choreographer Malia Johnston’s major work Flip Pivot Boom, which forms half the programme for tomorrow night’s show. Picture by Paul Rickard