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Tue, 3 Jan 2016 at 2:27 a.m.

Hype O’Thermia
December 25, 2016 at 12:59 pm
Residents delighted with DCC contractors’ quick response to fixogram about pothole. “It used to take forever to get anything done,” said “Jimbo” who asked us not to publish his full name.

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Santa Parade, Dunedin (4 Dec 2016)

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Wed, 14 Dec 2016 at 1:26 a.m.

Waiting for Father Christmas to turn up……
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Mon, 5 Dec 2016
ODT: So you’d better be good …
In the most pointed reminder yet that parents only have three weeks to fill the space beneath the tree in their lounge, Mr Claus and his crew marched down George St yesterday in Dunedin’s 19th annual Santa Parade. Thousands lined George St, the Octagon and Princes St from Duke St to Moray Pl. Santa was joined by the usual suspects. […] It was believed to be the biggest turnout to the parade in recent years. A total of 80 floats took part. Cont/

Otago Daily Times: 4 Dec 2016 at 4:12 PM [poor colour handling]

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Innocently, mystery solved! Nice :D
Awake whatiffers….

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XMAS 2015 @ #DUD

GLIB SIGNS
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PORTENTS
Garrick Tremain - The Inn 24  Dec 2015

WAKING
Tweet from @whatifdunedin 25.12.15

KORIMAKO SONG 2:30 PM, RAIN SIGNSxmas presents [consumer nz] tweaked by whatifdunedin 1

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█ “_ a _ _ a”, I don’t want much.

*Images: (from top) merry xmas tumblr; Garrick Tremain 24 Dec 2015; twitter screenshot tweaked; consumer nz – xmas presents tweaked

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Santa Parade, Dunedin (7 Dec 2014)

A People Day —images by Elizabeth Kerr
The flavour of the Santa Parade for those who couldn’t make it to George Street on Sunday. Following the eight sets of images (lowres only for website use, sampled from 540 frames) there is a link to last year’s photographs. The only disappointment yesterday was that Santa wore dark glasses….Big Mistake, and failed to pin his hat on securely for gusty conditions, it flew off at the best place to get photos, sigh.

Here be young and old, Mayor Cull, the ‘future generations’ stuck with paying for your amazing +$20 million per annum loss-making stadium, Christmas! If they can pay for it.

Congratulations to parade organiser Mark Laughton and the Dunedin Santa Parade Trust for another highly enjoyable and successful event.

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Santa Parade, Dunedin (1 Dec 2013)

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Clarke and Dawe —November/December 2013

Published 4 Dec 2013. ClarkeAndDawe.
Ensuring Certainty in The Seasonal Gift Delivery Business
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“Wayne Interruption, Cricket commentator” Originally aired on ABC TV: 28/11/2013

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Ministerial responsibility. Coming soon to Australia.
“Hugh Manrights, Mastermind contestant” Originally aired on ABC TV: 21/11/2013

ABCTV: For 25 years John Clarke and Bryan Dawe have broadcast a weekly interview in which prominent figures speak about matters of public importance. John pretends to be someone he isn’t pretending to be and Bryan behaves with grace under pressure. The interviews are broadcast on ABCTV on Thursday nights and are available online here, on mrjohnclarke.com and on YouTube. They are also available by prescription at selected retail outlets.

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17.11.13 Cull, MacTavish: (to borrow a phrase) “Have you fixed the debt crisis?”
9.11.13 Quiz on politics

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Santa Parade, Dunedin (1 Dec 2013)

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Updated post 5.11.14 at 2:26 p.m.

Sun, 1 Dec 2013
Perfect weather – the event went ahead as planned. The parade started at 3pm at the former BP service station, corner Regent Rd and George St, and travelled to the Octagon where free live music was provided for the crowd.

### ODT Online Mon, 2 Dec 2013
Santa parade crowd-pleaser
By Shawn McAvinue
The 78 floats ranged from a jaw-flapping dragon to referee-jumping roller-skaters and a giant albatross that bellowed Cliff Richard’s song Summer Holiday to mark the official start of the festive season. Dunedin Santa Parade Trust chairman Dean Driver said the parade was ”sensational”.
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