Big weekend of rugby league in Rotorua

There was plenty of league action in Rotorua at the weekend and Rotorua Daily Post photographer Ben Fraser was there to capture some of the premier semifinal between Pacific and Pikiao and a thrilling last minute win to Pikiao’s under-15 in their grand final win over Pacific. Both matches were played at Puketwhero Park.
Hundreds of people attended the Whakaue Whanau Day at Maketu on Sunday. The day aimed to get families together to enjoy themselves and it was themed around the water and the land. Ben Fraser and George Novak were there.
Aerialist Edward Clendon launches himself into his incredible silks performance at the Cirque Grande which is touring New Zealand. Clendon, who has performed all over the world with The Dust Palace circus theatre company, performs a series of acrobatic manoeuvres high above the ground while entwined in two long lengths of silk. Cirque Grande has just finished showing in Christchurch and is in Porirua from tomorrow.