Firstly, Thank you so much for joining in our Parade and helping to make it the enjoyable, family-friendly event it is. We couldn’t do it without you!
The Parade will take place wet or fine on December 1st 2012. There is no postponement date. In the event of extreme weather,cancellations will be posted on the Project answer phone -3889920
9am Chisnallwood – loading truck. Mr Richardson will be driving.
Please gather on Marine Parade opposite the Workingman’s Club car park from 10am.
The Parade sets off at 10.30am and will end in the same place.
It takes about 45 minutes from start to finish. The route is as follows:
- Start outside the New Brighton Club
- Turn right into Hawke Street
- Turn left into Shaw Ave
- Turn left into Seaview Road
- Go up the “Slow Road”
- Turn left into Beresford Street
- Turn left into Marine Parade
- Finish outside the New Brighton Club
Road closures are set up at 10am. If your vehicle is part of the Parade, please assemble along Marine Parade by 10am. If you are a walking party, you can meet with your group in the carpark of the NB Club, or on the grass area between the Library and Whale Pool.
Please refer to the line-up on the next page for your position in the parade.
While participating in the Parade, please keep to a reasonably slow pace.
DO NOT THROW LOLLIES OR ANY GIVEAWAYS ONTO TO THE ROAD!
It is very important that children are not encouraged to run onto the road where there are moving vehicles.
If you want to give anything away, please walk close to the crowd and hand things out.
All children under the age of 5 must be accompanied by an adult.
At the end of the Parade, please depart from Marine Parade, taking care to watch out for pedestrians crossing Marine Parade.
ORDER OF EVENTS.
9am-3pm Market in the mall
10.15am Santa arrives on the beach
10.30am Parade starts
11.30am Double Decker Bus rides start
11.30am onwards Willie McArthur hosts a Community Concert in the mall
11.30-1pm Santa shares fruit from his garden in his grotto, located within the New Brighton Project Centre
Christmas Parade Line-up 2012
Please note there have been a few changes to the lineup. Please contact us ASAP if any of these details are incorrect or there is a problem with your placement.
- Fire Engine – Vehicle
- New Brighton Silver Band – Walking
- New Brighton Scouts – Walking
- Sandcastle Competition – Vehicle
- North New Brighton Karate Club –Walking
- South Island Refrigeration and Cooling – Vehicle
- BNZ – walking and vehicle
- Roller Derby Girls – Walking
- Central New Brighton School – Walking
- New Brighton Community Preschool – Vehicle
- Funky Pumpkin – Vehicle
- The Star – vehicle and walking
- Pirates – walking
- New Brighton Art Gallery – Walking
- Llamas – Walking
- Pegasus Girl Guides – Walking
- Circa – Vehicle
- Heritage Museum – Vehicle
- Youth Alive Trust – Vehicle
- Library Bus – Vehicle
- Dex Effects – Walking
- Three Amigos – Walking
- South New Brighton School Bikes and Scooters – Walking
- CCATS – Walking
- Pierside Cafe – Vehicle
- Chisnallwood Jazz Band – Vehicle
- North Beach Scouts – Walking
- Ponies – Walking
- Bellyraqs – Walking and vehicle
- St Faith’s – Vehicle, Walking and Donkey
- North Beach Surf Lifesaving Club Junior – Vehicle and Walking
- Aranui Salvation Army Band – Vehicle
- Frocks On Bikes – Walking
- Ferrymead Paintball – Vehicle
- Flying Circus – Walking
- Double Decker Bus – Vehicle
- Christchurch Mail – Vehicle
- Mural Madness – Walking
- St John Youth – Vehicle/s and Walking
- New Brighton Community Gardens – Vehicle
- Creative Junk – Vehicle and Walking
- New Brighton Pharmacy – Walking
- Police Car – Vehicle
- North Avon BMX – Walking
- Santa and Surf Boat – Vehicle
- Fire Engine – Vehicle