Santa battled a blustery headwind in the Dunedin Santa Parade
yesterday, but for an Oamaru family his journey was just the
tonic they needed.
The final preparations are being made for tomorrow's annual
Dunedin Santa Parade.
Just like Christmas, the Dunedin Santa Parade approached fast
He might have come from pole position, but Santa Claus was a
bit slow out of the blocks at the annual Dunedin Santa Parade
Perhaps in deference to the warm weather, Santa traded his
traditional sleigh for a jet ski during the annual Christmas
Parade in Oamaru on Saturday.
Photos from the Oamaru, Arrowtown and Dunedin Santa Parades that were held this weekend.
Prints are available purchase from Otago Images.
Santa Claus is coming to town.
A copyright dispute has not led to the destruction of the
Dunedin Santa Parade's Spongebob Squarepants float just yet,
as the parade organiser clings to hopes that Spongebob's
owners will find their Christmas spirit.
The 11th-hour efforts of organisers and volunteer helpers to
prepare Christmas floats for the Oamaru Santa Parade on
Saturday were rewarded with a huge boost in crowd numbers.
Santa Claus arrives in Otago.
Read the stories: 11th-hour parade preparations pay off, Here he comes, there he goes
Photos by Craig Baxter, Jane Dawber, Andrew Ashton and Helena de Reus; prints available from otagoimages.co.nz.
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