The magical Rototuna Christmas market

The Rototuna Christmas Market was an absolute (Christmas) cracker.   Number 8 Network found many treasures, including a trio of playful elves. Here’s some pics from a great day out.

Rototuna hats
The hats have it…

There was plenty of Christmas crafts, cheer, and smiles about –

Rototuna smiling gals


Rototuna yellow van


Rototuna superbaby
Superbaby had a splendid time…

The elves had a good day –

Rototuna elves in tree

And mingled with a young Santa in training –

Rototuna elf and baby

Fabulous face painting was going on –


Rototuna face painter

…and there were many faces waiting on the purple couch.

Rototuna waiting for face painting


Rototuna Two nice lasses

And an elf was being bubbly –


Rototuna Iris and bubbles


Rototuna mushrooms and little girl
Which mushroom to sit on?

A nice spot to relax –

Rototuna bottles

Here is the Rototuna Market organiser, Catherine Cookson, being wonderful on the day –

Rototuna organiser

Of course, Santa was at the market, surrounded by his hard working staff –

Merry Merry Christmas one and all!

Merry, Merry Christmas, one and all.  And here’s to a Happy New Year.

(Number 8 Network says three cheers for hard-working Market organiser, Catherine Cookson.  Watch out for a profile on Catherine in the New Year.  Tricksy elves/fabulous face painter are all from Hamilton-based Free Lunch Street Theatre, a bunch of awesomeness indeed.)

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Number 8 Network - a community website for the rural areas northeast of Hamilton, NZ, is run by Gordonton journalist/editor Annette Taylor.

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