Santa Parade, Dunedin (6 Dec 2015)

Five sample sets from 789 images taken at Knox Row [click to enlarge]
Santa will come to What if? Dunedin, later……..

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9 responses to “Santa Parade, Dunedin (6 Dec 2015)

  1. Elizabeth

    ### ODT Online Sun, 6 Dec 2015
    Video: Big crowd at Santa Parade
    Thousands of people have turned out to enjoy the annual Santa Parade in Dunedin this afternoon.
    Read more

    Otago Daily Times Published on Dec 5, 2015
    Dunedin Santa Parade 2015

  2. Sylvia white

    Thank you for the great photos . What a lovely turn out . We’ll done Dunedin 😐😐😐

  3. Elizabeth

    [updated comment 18.1.16]

    ### ODT Online Mon, 7 Dec 2015
    Goodwill shines on parade (+ video)
    By Craig Borley
    When Santa Claus comes to town, Dunedin really does know how to put on a party. The Dunedin Santa Parade, organised by Dunedin Santa Parade Trust, overcame yesterday morning’s ominous weather to run in, mostly, blazing sunshine. […] Organisers estimated nearly 40,000 people attended the parade.
    Read more

    • Slideshow: Santa comes to Otago
    Balclutha Santa Parade

    ****

    ### dunedintv.co.nz Thu, 24 Dec 2015
    Dunedin Santa Parade 2015
    39 Dunedin Television brings you the highlights of the 2015 Dunedin Santa Parade.
    Ch39 link

  4. Anonymous

    This was livestreamed too, for the first time ever.

  5. Elizabeth

    █ Pixie Town with the mechanical pixies is OPEN at Toitu until 3 January. The orchestra and the fire station are back this year, including a new moonlit scene…

    ### ODT Online Wed, 9 Dec 2015
    Visitors will see new look in Pixie Town (+ video)
    By John Gibb
    Pixie Town is back at the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, but in a slightly edgier format, partly inspired by American film director Tim Burton. Mr Cornelius said he sought to increase the show’s circus-like atmosphere, including through the music, and the show was always “a bit of fun” for museum staff, as well as for visitors.
    Read more

    Otago Daily Times Published on Dec 8, 2015
    Dunedin’s Pixie Town
    Pixie Town opens at Toitu for another year

  6. Elizabeth

    ODT Online 12.12.15 [screenshot]

    Pixie Town - Toitu advert [ODT Online 12.12.15] screenshot

  7. Elizabeth

    The Mid-Summer Lights display is open from 6.30pm today – 61 Ward Street, next to Smartlift.

    ### ODT Online Sat, 19 Dec 2015
    Mid-Summer magic draws crowds (+ video)
    By David Loughrey
    People have been lining up outside a Dunedin warehouse this week to see something enlightening. The Mid-Summer Lights display, in the Ward St building, opened earlier this week, with a crowd stretching along Ward St waiting to see displays usually reserved for the Midwinter Carnival. Inside, dry ice drifted past giant hanging fungi, while huge birds and fish competed for space under glowing stars, and supple gymnasts twisted on a hoop and hanging fabric.
    Read more

    Otago Daily Times Published on Dec 16, 2015
    Mid-Summer Lights

    █ DCC owns the warehouse at 61 Ward Street (location at link)
    http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/rates-information/rates?ratingID=320486

    Google Street View - 61 Ward Street, Dunedin [Dec 2007]Google Street View – 61 Ward Street
    (Smartlift operates from the former Reilly’s building immediately north)

  8. Elizabeth

    Your Say at ODT Online
    OPINION

    So many lights
    By Gawdy on Sun, 20 Dec 2015
    What a fabulous idea it was to have all the wonderful lights from the mid winter carnival processions all on display in one place for everyone to enjoy. The massive number of people waiting to get into the display each day just shows how amazing they are and how interested people are.
    But what a pity it is only on for a few days. Has anyone thought of how amazing it would be to have a permanent display of these awesome lights and each year it grows bigger as each processions lights get added to it?
    Read more

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