Bridging community waters event a fantastic success

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The Bridging Waitaki Waters Community Celebration Island Fling was celebrated at Kurow Island on Saturday.

Close to 4000 people attended the event which held a formal presentation to officially opening the bridges, before guests were greeted with plenty of entertainment.

Organiser Elizabeth Hayes said she was overwhelmed with the turn out.

By BRAYDEN LINDSAY

PHOTO: JENNY HOPE

OLD AND YOUNG: Ann Dodds, Charlie Hayes, Bob Watherston and Tom Cochrane prepare to cut the ribbon to officially open the bridges.

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