Dove Balloons Tribute in New Zealand

Dove Balloons were launched in the New Zealand town of Carterton earlier this year to remember the victims of the Carterton balloon crash.

A moments silence was observed prior to the launch of 11 helium filled dove balloon. The dove balloons circled around the hot air balloon passenger craft which was tethered to the ground.

Festival flight director Martyn Stacey said “it was really beautiful because the helium doves flew around the balloons, it was very, very nice”

To view the full story please check out coverage on the New Zealand Herald website.

Please take a moment to view this touching tribute in the video below, our hearts go out to the families that have lost those near and dear.


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