Impressive New Zealand kite festival is what dreams are made of

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OTAKI, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 06: Kites fly during the 4th Otaki Kite Festival at Otaki Beach, Marine Parade on March 6, 2016 in Otaki, New Zealand. The Otaki Kite Festival is held annually at Otaki Beach on the Kapiti Coast. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)
OTAKI, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 06: A dolphin kite flies during the 4th Otaki Kite Festival at Otaki Beach, Marine Parade on March 6, 2016 in Otaki, New Zealand. The Otaki Kite Festival is held annually at Otaki Beach on the Kapiti Coast. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)
OTAKI, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 06: Spectators look on as kites fly during the 4th Otaki Kite Festival at Otaki Beach, Marine Parade on March 6, 2016 in Otaki, New Zealand. The Otaki Kite Festival is held annually at Otaki Beach on the Kapiti Coast. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)
OTAKI, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 06: Kites fly during the 4th Otaki Kite Festival at Otaki Beach, Marine Parade on March 6, 2016 in Otaki, New Zealand. The Otaki Kite Festival is held annually at Otaki Beach on the Kapiti Coast. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)
OTAKI, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 06: Crocodile kites fly during the 4th Otaki Kite Festival at Otaki Beach, Marine Parade on March 6, 2016 in Otaki, New Zealand. The Otaki Kite Festival is held annually at Otaki Beach on the Kapiti Coast. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)
OTAKI, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 06: Kites fly during the 4th Otaki Kite Festival at Otaki Beach, Marine Parade on March 6, 2016 in Otaki, New Zealand. The Otaki Kite Festival is held annually at Otaki Beach on the Kapiti Coast. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)
OTAKI, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 06: Spectators look on as kites fly during the 4th Otaki Kite Festival at Otaki Beach, Marine Parade on March 6, 2016 in Otaki, New Zealand. The Otaki Kite Festival is held annually at Otaki Beach on the Kapiti Coast. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)
OTAKI, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 06: Spectators look on as kites fly during the 4th Otaki Kite Festival at Otaki Beach, Marine Parade on March 6, 2016 in Otaki, New Zealand. The Otaki Kite Festival is held annually at Otaki Beach on the Kapiti Coast. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)
OTAKI, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 06: A panda kite flies during the 4th Otaki Kite Festival at Otaki Beach, Marine Parade on March 6, 2016 in Otaki, New Zealand. The Otaki Kite Festival is held annually at Otaki Beach on the Kapiti Coast. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)
OTAKI, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 06: Kites fly during the 4th Otaki Kite Festival at Otaki Beach, Marine Parade on March 6, 2016 in Otaki, New Zealand. The Otaki Kite Festival is held annually at Otaki Beach on the Kapiti Coast. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)
OTAKI, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 06: Spectators look on as kites fly during the 4th Otaki Kite Festival at Otaki Beach, Marine Parade on March 6, 2016 in Otaki, New Zealand. The Otaki Kite Festival is held annually at Otaki Beach on the Kapiti Coast. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)
OTAKI, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 06: Spectators look on as kites fly during the 4th Otaki Kite Festival at Otaki Beach, Marine Parade on March 6, 2016 in Otaki, New Zealand. The Otaki Kite Festival is held annually at Otaki Beach on the Kapiti Coast. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)
OTAKI, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 06: Kites fly during the 4th Otaki Kite Festival at Otaki Beach, Marine Parade on March 6, 2016 in Otaki, New Zealand. The Otaki Kite Festival is held annually at Otaki Beach on the Kapiti Coast. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)
OTAKI, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 06: Kites fly during the 4th Otaki Kite Festival at Otaki Beach, Marine Parade on March 6, 2016 in Otaki, New Zealand. The Otaki Kite Festival is held annually at Otaki Beach on the Kapiti Coast. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)
OTAKI, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 06: Crocodile kites fly during the 4th Otaki Kite Festival at Otaki Beach, Marine Parade on March 6, 2016 in Otaki, New Zealand. The Otaki Kite Festival is held annually at Otaki Beach on the Kapiti Coast. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)
OTAKI, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 06: Dolphin and panda kites fly during the 4th Otaki Kite Festival at Otaki Beach, Marine Parade on March 6, 2016 in Otaki, New Zealand. The Otaki Kite Festival is held annually at Otaki Beach on the Kapiti Coast. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)
OTAKI, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 06: Kites fly during the 4th Otaki Kite Festival at Otaki Beach, Marine Parade on March 6, 2016 in Otaki, New Zealand. The Otaki Kite Festival is held annually at Otaki Beach on the Kapiti Coast. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)
OTAKI, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 06: Spectators look on as kites fly during the 4th Otaki Kite Festival at Otaki Beach, Marine Parade on March 6, 2016 in Otaki, New Zealand. The Otaki Kite Festival is held annually at Otaki Beach on the Kapiti Coast. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)
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Colorful kites of all shapes and sizes lined the skies of New Zealand's Otaki Beach on Monday amid crowds of eager onlookers during the town's 4th Otaki Kite Festival.

The two-day event brings together kite fliers from around the country to showcase their artistry, design and flying skills.

The Otaki Kite Festival, held annually at Otaki Beach on the Kapiti Coast, typically hosts around 12,000 spectators.

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