Animals join festivities

Simone Caspritz and Leo, 18 months, check out the goats which are part of the Nativity scene at Life Church on Morgans Rd.
Simone Caspritz and Leo, 18 months, check out the goats which are part of the Nativity scene at Life Church on Morgans Rd.
The Christmas lights on Kauri St draw in visitors.
The Christmas lights on Kauri St draw in visitors.
The Nativity scene at Life Church on Morgans Rd comes complete with goats and apacas, as Katie Lyne, left, and Chloe Scoles with Snowflake discovered.
The Nativity scene at Life Church on Morgans Rd comes complete with goats and apacas, as Katie Lyne, left, and Chloe Scoles with Snowflake discovered.
Karl Bolesdeboer, left, Rhyan Mitchell, Logan Mitchell, Amelia Mitchell and Malachi Clark try on Nativity scene costumes at St John's Church on Wai-iti Rd. Children can take part in services at 4pm and 6pm today [Christmas Eve].
Karl Bolesdeboer, left, Rhyan Mitchell, Logan Mitchell, Amelia Mitchell and Malachi Clark try on Nativity scene costumes at St John's Church on Wai-iti Rd. Children can take part in services at 4pm and 6pm today [Christmas Eve].

Animals are joining the festivities in Timaru as the countdown to Christmas Day.

A nativity scene at Life Church on Morgans Rd has featured goats and alpacas, while a donkey will lead a procession around the car park at St Mary's tonight at 6pm.


How is your church, family or group celebrating Christmas Eve and Christmas? Let us know in the comments below.


Many people have celebrated Christmas in Timaru by visiting some of the lights on display.

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