The Christmas Village, New Plymouth

If you’re someone who loves Christmas whatever the time of year, or you like to go all out with your decorations and are looking for new ones to add to your collection, then you’ll like The Christmas Village in New Plymouth. It’s open Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 10am-4pm for most of the year.

Father Christmas resting up for the big day at The Christmas Village in New Plymouth

Father Christmas resting up for the big day at The Christmas Village in New Plymouth

The village is brimming with beautiful decorations, I especially liked the lanterns and lamp posts but decided my budget fell more in the Christmas angel range. Lay-by is an option for … Read the rest

Merry Christmas in lights from Franklin Road, Ponsonby

Every year on 1 December the Christmas lights are switched on in Franklin Road in Ponsonby, Auckland. These photos were taken in December 2015 but the road will look similar this year.

Franklin Road Christmas Lights

Franklin Road Christmas Lights

The lights are popular and this can lead to traffic queues. Our tip is to catch an InnerLink bus to Ponsonby, exiting near Franklin Road. Walk down one side of Franklin Road and up the other, you see much more this way and are also part of the festive atmosphere. When you’re done, catch the bus back to your starting point, happily dazzled. Thanks … Read the rest

Merry Christmas in lights from Wanganui

Thanks for lighting up my night Wanganui …….

3 Bamber Street in Castlecliff

3 Bamber Street in Castlecliff

Caravan Christmas Cheer - 3 Bamber Street in Castlecliff

Caravan Christmas Cheer – 3 Bamber Street in Castlecliff

79 Smithfield Road in Gonville

79 Smithfield Road in Gonville

81 Smithfield Road in Gonville

81 Smithfield Road in Gonville

48 Selwyn Crescent in College Estate - you can go inside Santa's House .....

48 Selwyn Crescent in College Estate – you can go inside Santa’s House …..

Motorcycle riding Santas in Santa's House at 48 Selwyn Crescent

Motorcycle riding Santas in Santa’s House at 48 Selwyn Crescent

Sing-along Santa in Santa's House at 48 Selwyn Crescent

Sing-along Santa in Santa’s House at 48 Selwyn Crescent

38 Collingwood Street in Wanganui East

38 Collingwood Street in Wanganui East

81 Smithfield Road in Gonville

81 Smithfield Road in Gonville

Victoria House, 30 Drews Avenue

Victoria House, 30 Drews Avenue

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Merry Christmas in lights from Rotorua

Rotovegas in lights

Rotovegas in lights

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Thanks to all the Rotorua residents who lit up their homes to celebrate the festive season. Merry Christmas one and all.… Read the rest