in skimpy costumes, blew bagpipes for all they were worth,
clung tight to swaying floats, and still managed to marshall
sufficient Christmas cheer to overcome a bleak, bitterly cold
Dunedin summer's day.
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.