For more than 20 years, the Central Hawke's Bay Artisan Festival has been a place for artists and craftspeople to gather and sell their wares. Photographer Ian Cooper headed down to the event to see what was on offer this year.

Rik van Damme of CHB at his chocolate truffle stall at the artisan festival at Pukeora Estate, Waipukurau. Photo / Ian Cooper
Rik van Damme of CHB at his chocolate truffle stall at the artisan festival at Pukeora Estate, Waipukurau. Photo / Ian Cooper
James Vissers, the travelling blacksmith, at the CHB Artisan Festival. Photo / Ian Cooper
James Vissers, the travelling blacksmith, at the CHB Artisan Festival. Photo / Ian Cooper
Martine van Eycken, Marika Annabell and Justin Smith making crepes at the artisan festival. Photo / Ian Cooper
Martine van Eycken, Marika Annabell and Justin Smith making crepes at the artisan festival. Photo / Ian Cooper