Belated Guy Fawkes event draws a crowd

9:47 pm on 6 November 2020

A large eight-metre wooden sculpture of a man has been set alight on a Hawke's Bay beach this evening in an annual event.

Burning man used in Guy Fawkes event in Te Awanga, on coast near Hastings

Photo: RNZ / Tom Kitchin

Locals crowded around the sculpture in Te Awanga, on the coast near Hastings, about 8.30pm.

The sculpture had similarities to US President Donald Trump.

But the creators said it's a resemblance of every man and the fact people's problems have to be solved by everyone.

It was a belated Guy Fawkes event.

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