Gidday! Welcome to the December Christmas photo quiz!


A Local Shopping Centre Santa Parade

1. Bagpipes and Xmas socks!

2. One of the clowns.
3. The shirt man!
4. A fairy on a Harley!
5. A float and a smile!
6. Pohutakawa kids.

Photos 1 -6: Bagpipe bands are popular at parades in New Zealand but do not usually have Christmas socks on the pipes!

The clown entertains the waiting children well on his little bike.

A novel way to use your old shirts: dance with yourself. This idea made children laugh.

Fairies are popular additions to parades and some of the local fairies ride motorbikes!

The hippies were out playing music and smiling on one float.

Pohutakawa (the New Zealand Christmas tree) was the theme for the young children. Their hats looked like the flowers - the same colour and shape.

6. A little decorated car.
7. Fairy balloons.
8. Santa's wave.

Photos 7 - 9:

Little cars are popular with children too.

The fairy entertained children blowing fairy bubbles (balloons?).

The last in the parade is always Santa.

A Local Shopping Centre Christmas Parade quiz.
Try not to look back and read the text or look at the photos before you answer.
1. What can you see in a local Christmas parade?
a) Children waiting.
b) Adults holding their children on their shoulders to see.
c) Floats, balloons, little cars, clowns, fairies.
d) All of the above.

2. What colour are the flowers of the New Zealand Christmas tree?
a) Yellow.
b) Pink.
c) Red.
d) White.

3. Santa Claus is riding a sleigh with reindeer pulling it.
a) True
b) False
c) Not Given

4. Bagpipes are a Scottish musical instrument.
a) True
b) False
c) Not Given

5. Young and old thought the 'shirt man' was funny.
a) True
b) False
c) Not Given