Many people wonder who and how the Santa parade is put on by?

The parade is a trust; The Auckland Children’s Christmas Parade Trust, which has trustees, an executive team and a creative team who work incredibly hard in each of their expert fields to put on New Zealand’s best Christmas Parade!

We quizzed our Trustees on some personal Parade moments!

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Michael Barnett

Michael Barnett

Trust Chairman Auckland Chamber of Commerce Q – Why do you love the Santa Parade? A – “It represents the “power of us” thousands of people who make the parade possible, sponsors who invest in an event they know is … Read More

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Viv Beck

Viv Beck

Heart of the City Q – What motivates you each year to be involved as a trustee? A – “To enrich the heart of our city. Christmas is an important time and the Santa Parade brings people together at the … Read More

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Kirsten Taylor

Sleepdrops Q – What motivates you as a trustee? A – “The world needs more magic and I love the fact I can help bring laughter and joy to hundreds of thousands of people!”

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Liza McNally

SKYCITY Q – What are some of your parade ‘wow’ moments over the years? A – “Taking my children to their first Santa Parade was unforgettable. Eyes so wide open and smiles from ear to ear. Experiencing the diversity of … Read More

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Greg Norman

James Pascoes Limited Q – Why do you love the Santa Parade? A – “I love the festive season and reflect fondly on the Farmers Santa Parade as a little kid. My passion was re-ignited when I started attending the parade … Read More

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Felicity Turner

The Comfort Group Q – What motivates you as a Trustee? A – “I still have vivid memories of attending the Santa Parade as a child and now I am honoured to be in a position where I can be … Read More

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Amanda Cox

NZME

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Delwyn Erceg

Opus

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