Sunday, July 21, 2013

The windless Manu Aute Kite Day

Of all the days wind would be appreciated in Auckland it is when one is out on the water sailing, or on Kite Day. Manu Aute Kite Day is considered one of Matariki Festival's most popular family outing, and there were lots of facilities out on Orakei Reserve yesterday trying desperately to keep their kites up in the air.

Most of the time the only way to launch a kite and keep it up was via this method:

The owners of this kite ran a lot.

It was really good to see the effort, despite the wind (or lack thereof).


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