ChisnallwoodMusic – Santa Parade

Written by ChissyMusic

To Christmas Parade Participants, 2012.

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!

Secondly: Logistics!
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.
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.


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.

  1. Fire Engine – Vehicle
  2. New Brighton Silver Band – Walking
  3. New Brighton Scouts – Walking
  4. Sandcastle Competition – Vehicle
  5. North New Brighton Karate Club –Walking
  6. South Island Refrigeration and Cooling – Vehicle
  7. BNZ – walking and vehicle
  8. Roller Derby Girls – Walking
  9. Central New Brighton School – Walking
  10. New Brighton Community Preschool – Vehicle
  11. Funky Pumpkin – Vehicle
  12. The Star – vehicle and walking
  13. Pirates – walking
  14. New Brighton Art Gallery – Walking
  15. Llamas – Walking
  16. Pegasus Girl Guides – Walking
  17. Circa – Vehicle
  18. Heritage Museum – Vehicle
  19. Youth Alive Trust – Vehicle
  20. Library Bus – Vehicle
  21. Dex Effects – Walking
  22. Three Amigos – Walking
  23. South New Brighton School Bikes and Scooters – Walking
  24. CCATS – Walking
  25. Pierside Cafe – Vehicle
  26. Chisnallwood Jazz Band – Vehicle
  27. North Beach Scouts – Walking
  28. Ponies – Walking
  29. Bellyraqs – Walking and vehicle
  30. St Faith’s – Vehicle, Walking and Donkey
  31. North Beach Surf Lifesaving Club Junior – Vehicle and Walking
  32. Aranui Salvation Army Band – Vehicle
  33. Frocks On Bikes – Walking
  34. Ferrymead Paintball – Vehicle
  35. Flying Circus – Walking
  36. Double Decker Bus – Vehicle
  37. Christchurch Mail – Vehicle
  38. Mural Madness – Walking
  39. St John Youth – Vehicle/s and Walking
  40. New Brighton Community Gardens – Vehicle
  41. Creative Junk – Vehicle and Walking
  42. New Brighton Pharmacy – Walking
  43. Police Car – Vehicle
  44. North Avon BMX – Walking
  45. Santa and Surf Boat – Vehicle
  46. Fire Engine – Vehicle