Chil­dren line the streets for Santa

Matamata Chronicle - - Happy New Year -

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 mata­mat­achron­i­

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

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