Crowds turn out for parade

01:23, Dec 23 2013
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The Pleasant Point RSA contingent grinds along in a Universal Carrier, commonly known as a Bren Gun Carrier.
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The "Taiko Taxi" does the rounds, complete with commentary on changes around alcohol.
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The dairy and sheep industries came together for one of the floats in the Pleasant Point Christmas Parade.
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Float participants get busy in the "kitchen" in response to recent news items, including one about Helen Milner, who was convicted by a High Court jury of murder and attempted murder, four and a half years after the death of her husbang. Celebrity chef Nigella Lawson was also the subject of the same float after she admitted taking cocaine.
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A fire engine sprays water at the crowd.
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Children flock to Santa's sleigh, guarded by a group of clowns.
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The Pleasant Point Primary School make their way along the town's main street on board a boat.
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Santa waves to the many onlookers who lined the main street.

Pleasant Point's annual Christmas Parade rolled through town once more on Friday night, bringing festive cheer to the many onlookers.

The parade, known for its political incorrectness, was hosted down the town's main street, attracting hundreds of people wanting to catch a glimpse of the many floats.

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The Timaru Herald