New Brighton parade celebrates 13th year

Last updated 15:54 14/12/2013

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Santa arrived early in New Brighton today - by boat.

The annual New Brighton Christmas Parade kicked off about 10.30am, but not before Santa arrived in a surf rescue boat.

The parade was followed by a Christmas concert, with acts including the Natural Magic Pirate Band, and a "creative junk" fashion show.

The parade is in its 13th year.

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