Christmas floats boast colourful characters

CENTRE STAGE: Paihia School, judged first in the community section, takes pride of place in a memorable parade.
CENTRE STAGE: Paihia School, judged first in the community section, takes pride of place in a memorable parade.

A fantastic and colourful Paihia Christmas Parade was testament to the huge effort put into floats.

The event drew crowds along the waterfront and in the centre of town.

Results

Community Floats

1st - Paihia School

2nd - Opua School

3rd - Paihia/Waitangi Kindy

Highly commended - Opua Playgroup and Rotary.

Business Float

1st - Fullers

2nd - MANZ

3rd - Paihia Early Education/Kiwicare.

Northland