…puts what little brain I have left into reverse.
The Nelson Santa Parade this year featured a Maori Santa, causing quite a commotion. Littlies expecting a chubby white dude with a beard got a chappy in a red cloak, a top knot brandishing a taiaha (spear).
Did not go down at all well.
Much confusion, consternation and wailing of “Where’s Santa? That’s not Santa” accompanied by Letters to the Editor and outbursts from the redneck factor…