Children line the streets for Santa
Matamata’s PRA Christmas parade saw hundreds of people line the streets to catch a glimpse of Santa. A large number of floats from all areas of the community were involved in this year’s parade. Abby Brown and Teresa Hattan were in the crowd and caught the smiles and festive cheer. For more photos, visit our e-edition pages at matamatachronicle.co.nz.
was a hit. MAKING MUSIC: Nicole Schweizer, left, and Hannah Jacobsen on the Matamata Brass Band float.
SCOOTING: Matamata Brownies and Pippins, from left, Libby Shaw, Brenna Kurth and Charlise Whyte.
YOUTH: From left, Dallas Kete, Anna Johnson, Aymee Raupi and Jessica Lowe were on the St John Youth float.
RAFTING SCOUTS: Charlotte Salisbury, 8, Casey Hunt, 7, George Gaunt, 6, Vivaan Hira-Patel, 6, Caseylee Tarrant, 5, go rafting with Santa.
COLOURFUL: The bright and colourful Matamata Primary School float