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Daffodil capital

Daffodil capital

Carterton’s spring daffodil festival, where crowds pick flowers in the fields of a local farm, began in the 1920s. The town now promotes itself as New Zealand’s daffodil capital. This sign, planted with daffodils, is at the town’s southern entrance.

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Ben Schrader, 'Wairarapa places - Carterton', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/12016/daffodil-capital (accessed 20 February 2017)

Story by Ben Schrader, updated 11 Jun 2015