Wednesday, May 20, 2009
#715 ... Whanau Celebrations
The first of the university graduation parades through the city started today ... there were lots of flowing gowns walking around the streets at mid-day. However this young lady who is obviously taking the event with an appropriate level of seriousness .. had a story to tell. Her gown with a maori pattern edging and delightful yellow feathers in the fur was made by her Aunty (middle) ... a pakeha! as she said. Her mother is Maori and her father Scandinavian .. I think that's right. The family name is Eggo which demonstrates this delightful mix .. and despite the serious face in the photo .. this was a delightful, chatty family out to have a great day of celebration.