What does Christmas mean to you?

Last updated 14:43 18/12/2013
DONNA WALSH/Waikato Times

MEER MEANING: Christmas isn't all about the presents. What does it mean to you?

Related Links

Well, that's awkward: worst secret Santa gifts Reader photos: Christmas at your place Why do you love (or hate) Christmas? Show us your DIY Christmas decorations

Relevant offers


How do you keep your home safe and secure? Review: What Happened, Miss Simone? Faces of Innocents: Give them a voice What can be done to keep Kiwi kids safe? How have Waikato's rising house prices affected you? What makes Richie McCaw the greatest, or not? Jonah Lomu: Pay tribute to the rugby legend Coping financially without the main breadwinner Refugees starting again in New Zealand The reality of living with a sexually transmitted disease

If you put aside the presents, the parades, the parties and the planning - what's left of Christmas?

Tell us what Christmas really means to you.

Maybe it's the one time of the year when your family can all get together; maybe something happened at this time of year that makes it extra special; maybe you just like having a few days off from work in the summer to hit the beach.

In over 200 words, tell us what makes this time of year meaningful to you by clicking the green 'contribute button below.

View all contributions
Ad Feedback
Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content