Copyright Lisa Sarsfield 2009Summer turned on another scorcher of a day…but it didn’t keep the crowds away! Tay St reserve at Mount Maunganui. The crowds came because the Billabong Surf Champs were on as well as “nick takes over the beach’ a Nikeloedeon event. Spong Bob, Patrick and Dora were all in attendence and ther ewere heaps of activities for the kids to join in with.

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Run!! It’s a sharrrrk!!! The giant inflateable shark slide was a big hit with young kids and teens. Good on ya Billabong!

Copyright Lisa Sarsfield 2009Billabong surf champs at the Mount Beach. Only those brave enough to withstand the heat of the sand sat there, most people found somewhere on the very dry grass to picnic and watch!